Surgical Dentistry

Restoring Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Dental implants are durable and stable solutions for replacing missing teeth or entire arches. Made of strong materials like titanium, the dental implant post is surgically placed in the jawbone at the site of the missing tooth. Through osseointegration, the implant integrates with the jawbone, providing a solid foundation for porcelain or ceramic crowns.

The healing and integration process of dental implants typically takes four to six months. During this time, protecting the implant and maintaining jawbone strength is crucial, achieved through implant restorations.

Implant restorations are custom-made prosthetics that securely fit onto the implant post. The recommended restoration type depends on your specific dental needs and the number of missing teeth, including dental bridges, partial dentures, or dental crowns.

A Briter Smile specializes in personalized porcelain and ceramic dental implant restorations, meeting both aesthetic and functional requirements. Crafted to match the natural appearance of your surrounding teeth, our restorations ensure a seamless and natural-looking smile.

If you’re considering dental implants, our team at A Briter Smile can guide you through the process and provide personalized implant restorations for your desired results. Contact us today to learn more about our expert dental implant services.

Understanding Implant Restorations

Implant restoration refers to a prosthetic device meticulously fashioned to affix onto the dental implant post, effectively replacing one or more missing teeth. Our team of highly skilled dental professionals at A Briter Smile located in Highland Park Los Angeles, CA, is dedicated to crafting porcelain or ceramic restorations that closely mimic the appearance of natural teeth.

Implant Restorations with Porcelain or Ceramic Crowns

A crown is a replacement tooth that can be securely attached to an implant abutment, crafted from resilient materials such as porcelain, ceramic, or metal alloys. These materials can be precisely color-matched to harmonize with your natural teeth, achieving both aesthetic and functional goals while preserving the integrity of your teeth and jawbone.

The crown placement process commences with a comprehensive assessment of your oral and overall health history. The dental professional selects the type of crown best suited to your individual needs. The targeted tooth or teeth are prepared by delicately removing a minimal outer layer to ensure a precise fit. An impression of the teeth is taken, and if necessary, the dentist may adjust the tooth’s structure. The porcelain or ceramic crown is then meticulously crafted, a process that may require up to two weeks.

During this period, a temporary crown, individually tailored using the greatest biocompatible materials, is fitted until the permanent crown is ready. Once the final crown is prepared, it is affixed onto the implant post using specialized dental cement. The dental cement is also color-matched to replicate the natural tooth, ensuring a seamless appearance with no discoloration.

While some dental crowns are directly attached to the implant abutment, offering ease of use and repair, others are secured with dental cement. The choice depends on the location, with direct attachment often preferred for posterior teeth and dental cement for front-facing teeth, ensuring optimal results.

Benefits of Dental Implant Restorations

Dental implant restorations offer several advantages over traditional bridges and alternative tooth replacement methods, including:

● No dietary restrictions
● Durability and resilience of porcelain or ceramic and titanium
● No reliance on healthy adjacent teeth for support
● Aesthetic and functional resemblance to natural teeth
● Preservation of dental and jawbone function
● Exceptional Results at A Briter Smile Dental

Led by Dr. Ali Khosrovani, a seasoned practitioner with over three decades of experience in providing comprehensive oral and dental treatments in Highland Park Los Angeles and the surrounding regions, our dental practice stands as a beacon of excellence.

Our team consists of highly qualified dental professionals and dedicated support staff who continually update their knowledge with the latest technology, techniques, and industry best practices. We prioritize preventive healthcare, emphasizing regular oral and dental check-ups, teeth cleaning, and other treatments that safeguard and optimize your dental health.

Dr. Khosrovani blends his exceptional clinical and surgical skills with a compassionate approach, ensuring patient safety and well-being at every step. His meticulous attention to detail, whether addressing minor or complex dental issues, has solidified his reputation as the most sought-after dental surgeon in Los Angeles, CA.

At our practice, we exceed industry standards for hygiene and patient safety, implementing stringent cross-contamination prevention protocols.

We specialize in a comprehensive range of general and cosmetic dentistry procedures, and our expertise shines through our utilization of advanced technology and techniques. Our porcelain and ceramic implant restorations are designed to provide the most natural appearance, seamlessly matching the color, size, and shape of your surrounding teeth. These crowns are non-toxic, long-lasting, and biocompatible, ensuring the best possible results.


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