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Dental Implants – Tullahoma, TN

Restore Missing Teeth and Improve Your Quality of Life

Over the past two decades, dental implants in Tullahoma have become the premier solution for replacing missing teeth. Unlike other restorative options, implants replace the entire structure of the tooth above and below the gum line. This provides the strongest and most stable results as well as a completely natural appearance. They can be used to replace any number of teeth, and with the proper care, they can last over three decades. The best way to learn whether this is the right option for you is to schedule a consultation with your implant dentist in Tullahoma, Dr. Petty, today! Our team of dental professionals would love to answer any questions you may have!

Benefits of Dental Implants

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There are countless advantages to dental implants. They come highly recommended by patients and professionals alike because they’re an ideal solution for nearly anybody suffering from tooth loss. Through the process of osseointegration, where the titanium posts naturally fuse with your jaw, they are able to prevent bone deterioration and promote long-term oral health. This also allows them to be the closest solution to your natural teeth, allowing you to eat, speak, and smile with total confidence.

By far, the greatest benefit of dental implants is that with routine oral hygiene by brushing twice each day and flossing, they can last decades. Although they have a higher up-front cost than, say dentures, they can actually save you money, time, and hassle down the road.

Indications for Dental Implants

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Whether you’re missing a single tooth or multiple teeth, dental implants can help. To be considered for the procedure, it’s important to have good oral and overall health and enough jawbone density to support the titanium posts. There are also preparatory procedures we can schedule to help with that. Once you’re approved to get dental implants by your dentist in Tullahoma, there will be a variety of new restorative solutions available to you.

Missing Single Tooth

If you have a single gap in your smile that needs a replacement tooth, an implant-retained custom-crafted crown is a great choice. Your existing teeth won’t have to be altered in the process, allowing you to maintain optimal oral health and preserve your natural smile.

Missing Multiple Teeth

If you’re missing multiple teeth or even an entire row, implants can still be the best solution to replace them. Unlike traditional bridges and partial dentures, implant-retained ones offer a longer-lasting and more stable solution.

Missing All Teeth

With implant-retained dentures, a custom-made prosthetic is designed that simply snaps onto a set of implants placed into your mouth. This offers numerous advantages when compared to a traditional removable dentures such as added stability and a stronger bite.

Team-Based Dental Implant Treatment

At Petty Dental, our office partners with only the best local oral surgeons to place your dental implants. Once the surgery portion of your treatment is completed, you can return to our office to receive high-quality, custom-made restorations provided by Dr. Petty. To learn more about this treatment and what it could do for you, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

Dental implants may have a higher up-front cost, but they’re actually an incredibly economical solution for patients looking for lasting results. Unlike other restorations that need to be replaced every five to  10 years, implants can last decades with the proper care. Also, you won’t need to pay for all of your procedures upfront, just as you get them over the course of several months.

At Petty Dental, we are firm believers that patients shouldn’t have to put their oral health on the back burner in an effort to not break their monthly budget. That’s why we offer additional financing options through CareCredit. Don’t hesitate to contact us, we’d be more than happy to walk you through the financing aspect of your procedure! 

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