When it comes to missing or damaged teeth, dental implants are often considered the gold standard in restorative dentistry. Offering both functionality and aesthetics, dental implants can replace one or more missing teeth, giving patients back their confidence and smile. But a common question that arises is whether a tooth extraction is necessary before getting dental implants. This comprehensive guide will explore the facts, helping you understand when tooth extraction is required, the different types of dental implants available, and the procedure’s entire process.

Dental Implants Before and After

Understanding Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots, typically made from titanium, that are surgically placed into the jawbone. Once the implant has fused with the bone, a crown, bridge, or denture is attached, providing a natural-looking and permanent solution for missing teeth.

At Southland Dental Care, we offer a variety of dental implant solutions, customized to each patient’s needs and preferences. Our highly experienced team, led by Dr. Michael Abaian and Dr. Delaram Hanookai, ensures precision, comfort, and satisfaction through cutting-edge technology and personalized care.

When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

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