Here in Brandon, FL we want our patients to feel confident in their dental treatments and smiles. Appearance is just one part of the equation, but they should also be able to trust that their treatment is long-lasting, durable, and good for their overall oral health. Below, we break down what exactly makes a dental implant work in “What Are Dental Implants?” and we also explore how dental implants can benefit from additional treatments like a bone graft or soft tissue augmentation in “Supplemental Treatments.” Having trouble finding the right dental implants provider that fits you? Take a look at our guidelines for seeking out the best provider for your needs.
A permanent solution to replace missing teeth, dental implants are the gold standard of restorative treatments due to their longevity and durability. Custom made to blend in naturally with your smile, dental implants are designed to function just like your natural teeth. Placed into the jawbone during an outpatient surgery, your implants will restore the look of your smile and protect your oral health. Once your implants have healed you’ll enjoy teeth that function naturally. With an extremely high success rate, dental implants can improve the appearance and function of your smile.
Dental implants take several appointments over the course of 4-6 months to place, due to extensive healing time to ensure their success. Giving your body time to heal between each step is important to making sure your implants will create a strong base for your new smile. Dr. Assing will make sure your implant integrates into your jawbone correctly before placing the final pieces of the restoration.The placement of all three pieces of your implants make them strong and sturdy replacements for missing teeth.
While dental implants are considered the gold standard of restorative treatments, not everyone will immediately be a candidate for implants. During an initial consultation with Dr. Assing, our Brandon dentist will evaluate the state of your oral health to determine if you are candidate for dental implants. Depending on the reason your eligibility was denied, changing unhealthy habits or preliminary treatments might be able to improve your chances for qualifying. If you don’t immediately qualify, Dr. Assing can create a treatment plan to restore your eligibility and give your implants the best chance of long term success.
Receiving treatment from a qualified implant dentist is important for ensuring that your procedure is as safe and effective as possible. Dr. Assing is a highly experienced, qualified, implant dentist dedicated to providing patients with the highest level of implant dental care. Always striving to receive additional training beyond dental school, our Brandon dentist is prepared to handle any complications or problems that may arise during your implant procedure.
Supplemental procedures can help those who don’t immediately qualify become ideal candidates for dental implants. These procedures can be part of your implant treatment plan, and are designed to improve your oral health to ensure that your implants will be successful. Dr. Assing can use these procedures to treat gum disease and cavities, or even to add mass to a patient’s jawbone, both of which prepare your mouth for surgery. Great oral health will help reduce implant rejection rates and increase the longevity of your implants.
No matter the state of your smile, there is an ideal treatment option to replace your missing teeth. During an initial consultation, our Brandon dentist will determine which treatment option is best for you. Restorative treatments will improve the appearance and function of your smile as well as protect oral health risks such as gum disease, tooth decay, and other complications that could continue to damage your smile.
The common misconception is that dental implants take a year or more to be completed, but it simply isn’t true. Dental implants take four to six months on average to complete, and most patients have found them to be well worth the wait. Here we’ve broken down the process into a few simple steps on “The Implant Process”, and have helped patients compare dental implants to other common tooth replacement treatments like dentures, dental bridges, and more in “Treatments Compared”. Lastly, it’s not as arduous to qualify for dental implants as you might expect. Click on “Are You a Candidate?” for a breakdown of what traits dental implants patients have in common.
Yes! During your initial consultation with Dr. Richard Assing, he’ll discuss the treatment options that are available for your unique situation, including the advantages of upgrading from your dentures.
While patients with gum disease might not immediately qualify for dental implants, treating the condition may restore your eligibility. Gums that are inflamed and infected due to gum disease can jeopardize the success of your dental implants and may cause bigger problems down the line.
Luckily, our supplemental treatments can help improve your chances of qualifying for dental implants.
In order to place dental implants safely, a dentist must be a certified oral surgeon. In addition to this certification, Dr. Assing is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology.
As long as you take good care of the implant and visit your dentist frequently, your implants can last a lifetime.
Dr. Richard Assing
719 W Robertson St.
Brandon, FL 33511
Monday: 8AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 8AM – 6PM
Wednesday: 8AM – 6PM
Thursday: 8AM – 6PM
Friday: 8AM – 12PM