Dental Implants

Dental Implants in Houston, TX

Tooth Replacement Solutions for a Happy, Healthy Smiley Smile

Advancements in dental care continue to make excellent oral health an increasingly achievable goal. However, millions of Americans still suffer from tooth loss. The most common reasons for losing a tooth include decay, gum disease, and trauma to the mouth. In years past, the only available dental procedures to deal with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. Fortunately, modern dentistry yielded the advent of dental implants, which are often a phenomenal treatment option for patients that have lost their natural teeth.

Our founder, Dr. Roger Flippen, is an implant dentist comfortable with all facets of dentistry. He enjoys expertise in dental implants ranging from single tooth placements to full-mouth rehabilitation with implants, all of which can be conveniently completed in-house. You will not need to go elsewhere for dental implant care. Not only does Dr. Flippen place implants, but he also restores them. Terrific Teeth is a one-stop shop for all of your dental implant needs! Call our office in Houston, TX (832-930-7751) or contact us online to schedule your consultation today!

Call our Houston, TX dental office at 832 930-7751, or contact us online to schedule learn more!

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are tooth replacements that mimic the appearance and function of your healthy, natural teeth. They empower you to live normally once again. After using dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you can confidently enjoy activities like chewing, talking, smiling, laughing and more without any concerns.

Dental implants share a similar shape to screws. As an implant dentist, Dr. Flippen will place these artificial tooth roots into your jawbone, while working to keep you comfortable during your procedure. Once implanted, they will bond and fuse with your natural bone. The dental implant can then serve as a sturdy, reliable base. After your jaw and mouth has had proper time to heal, Dr. Flippen will place a crown that is custom-designed to fit your unique mouth and match the cosmetic appearance of your natural teeth. Dental implants are a great option to replace teeth, allowing you to feel, look, and function as naturally as possible. Patients can also rest assured that dental implant surgery is a safe, predictable procedure.

Dental Implants Look and Feel Great

Dental implants offer patients the chance to replace a missing tooth (or several) with a comfortable, natural-looking replacement. Once they are set, you will not even need to think about them. They work just like natural teeth. You simply care for them with normal oral hygiene habits, like brushing and flossing. Because our dentist will customize your tooth implants specifically for your unique case, they also help retain your natural face shape and smile. That kind of stability and the confidence it can bring are invaluable.

Dental Implants Help Protect Your Oral Health

Allowing an empty space in your mouth to languish unattended can create a host of problems. These include jawbone deterioration, which will eventually demand more severe intervention. The good news is that dental implants can help prevent this bone loss. They are also gentler to the surrounding teeth. When you pursue other tooth replacement options, like anchoring a bridge or attaching partial dentures, your mouth undergoes more intense alteration. This includes cutting down adjacent teeth to ensure a sufficient fit. In contrast, dental implants are designed to fit in the available space, bypassing the need to grind down any natural teeth to make more room.

How Long Do Dental Implants Take?

The longevity of your tooth implants will depend on how diligent you are in maintaining a proper oral hygiene regimen at home, and coming to see your dentist for your regular cleaning visits. If you take care of your both your natural and artificial teeth properly, they can last for many, many years. Work with your dentist to ensure that you at-home routines are adequate to ensure a healthy, white smile for decades to come.

Ready to Replace Your Missing Teeth?

We appreciate how difficult it can be to live with missing teeth. You do not need to be embarrassed or inconvenienced any longer. Our team is eager to help you restore your smile and boost your confidence. Dental implants could be the perfect treatment option for you to improve both your oral health and your quality of life. If you are ready for a consultation, contact us online or call our office in Houston, TX (832-930-7751) today!