Our team at SL Implant & General Dentistry of Renton is here to help you smile with confidence again. Take the quiz to see if you are a candidate for dental implant treatment.
In cases where there is not enough bone to support a dental implant, bone grafting or other procedures may be necessary to build up the bone. Our experienced team at SL Implant & General Dentistry of Renton can help determine your best treatment options.
Dental implants can last a lifetime with proper care and maintenance.
Many dental insurance plans cover the cost of dental implants in part or full, but it depends on the specific plan. Contact your insurance provider to find out what your coverage options are.
Dental implants should be cared for like natural teeth, with regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups. Avoid chewing on hard objects or using your teeth as tools, as this can damage the implant.
The dental implant procedure is typically done under local anesthesia, so you shouldn't feel any pain during the procedure. Some discomfort and swelling may occur after the procedure, but this can be managed with pain medication.
The dental implant process can take several months and involves several stages. The implant must fuse with the jawbone, which can take three to six months. Afterward, the abutment and crown are attached to the implant.
Most people who are missing one or more teeth are candidates for dental implants. However, candidates must have the sufficient bone density to support the implant and healthy gums.
Dental implants have several benefits, including improved speech, comfort, and chewing ability. They also provide a natural-looking appearance, last a long time, and prevent bone loss.
Dr. Lee spends time with his patients, presenting every treatment option available and helping patients choose the right treatments for the best results. These options include implants, implant-supported dentures, endodontics, periodontal therapy, oral surgery, and all basic restorative treatments. And to make things even better, we offer laughing gas completely free of charge, so you can experience a worry-free and peaceful treatment.