If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants can be an exceptional solution. Dental implants can act as a permanent replacement for a missing tooth, and it would be our pleasure to assist you.

At South Dayton Smiles, we can use implant restoration to help you make your smile whole again. We can improve your appearance, restore functionality, and give you the beautiful smile you deserve.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are made up of two individual parts. First, a durable titanium screw is implanted into the jaw. This titanium screw has been specifically designed to replace a missing root. Then, the other portion is the porcelain cap. The porcelain cap is designed to replace the top of the tooth, which is the enamel.

Titanium is a popular option because it is biologically compatible with the rest of your mouth. Titanium has already proven effective in hip and knee replacement surgery, so you should not have to worry about having an adverse reaction to the titanium screw.

Once the titanium screw has been implanted into the jaw, it will merge with your jaw, helping to keep it strong.

After the screw has anchored to the jaw, we can attach the cap (also called a crown), the crown is anchored to the implant using the abutment connector. 

How Does the Procedure Work?

We will refer you to a qualified dental surgeon. We have relationships with some of the top surgeons in the local area, so we will help you find the best one to meet your needs.

The first part of the procedure is to make sure your jaw is strong enough to support a dental implant. X-rays might be taken to ensure there is a strong spot to anchor the screw. 

Once the screw has been implanted, it will take a few weeks to months for the screw to anchor to the jaw. After the screw has meshed with the jaw, we will design a crown to attach to the top of the implant. We will make sure the crown has the same shape and color as the rest of your teeth.

Finally, once the crown has been placed, you can chew, speak, and eat again normally. Dental implants are designed to be permanent. Ideally, they will last the rest of your life with proper care and maintenance. 

How Do I Take Care of Dental Implants?

All you need to do is brush and floss the implant like you would a natural tooth. Try to avoid foods and drinks that will stain your teeth. The implant will not stain like your natural tooth, so if the other teeth change color, your implant will remain the same, causing it to stick out from the rest of your mouth. 

Do You Offer Restoration Services for Implants?

Yes, we offer implant restoration services for damaged implants. If you believe your implant has been damaged, contact us as soon as possible. Our team is always available to help you protect your replacement tooth. Call our office to schedule an appointment at (937) 433-5133.

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Testimonials

What Our Clients​​ Say about Us

” Dr Botti has always been pleasant to work with, explaining details of the procedure as I had a crown replaced. “
– Mike G

” I LOVE Dr Botti and the staff at South Dayton Smiles. Michelle is my hygienist and I can’t wait for my appointments to have my teeth cleaned. “
– Debby M

” Everyone knows my name, knows my family, very personal touch. Everyone is great with my children. They treat us all like family. “
– Steve M

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