Benefits of Dental ImplantsAn Overview
Dr. Andrew C. Cobb offers dental implants at his Washington, D.C dentist office. The benefits of dental implants compared to other options are extensive. Dental implants are the most natural-looking and innovative solution for replacing missing teeth. The dental implant procedure has significantly improved and now holds about a 98% success rate. With proper care and routine dental visits, your dental implants can last forever. Dental implants can be used to replace one missing tooth, several missing teeth or to secure a denture when an entire arch of teeth have been lost or removed. They provide a permanent, secure and completely functional solution that will also support healthy bone growth in the jaw to maintain your natural appearance and profile.
Dr. Cobb works with the leading oral surgeons and periodontists in the Washington, D.C area to ensure the best results for his patients. Dr. Cobb treats the patient from start to finish, bringing in specialist and surgeons for key aspects of the procedure. Their expertise in placing implants means that the patient will receive the highest level of care.
Dental Implant Benefits
- 98% or higher success rate
- Helps to avoid bone loss and gum recession associated with tooth loss.
- Avoids degradation of healthy teeth (as in conventional bridgework)
- Improves appearance of smile and lower face
- Patients can eat food without restrictions
- No worry of dentures slipping or falling out
- Look exactly like your natural teeth
- Superior durability and longevity
- Improves speech
- Increases comfort
Dental Implant Solutions
If you’re missing one or two teeth: Single dental implants can be used to replace one or two teeth. Usually, the implant is placed and restored with a porcelain dental crown or bridge. Dental implants can be used to replace teeth that are congenitally missing or teeth that have been lost due to accidents, tooth decay, gum disease or other reasons.
If you’re missing several teeth: If you are missing several teeth in a row, Dr. Cobb offers dental implants can be placed to support a hybrid-bridge or partial denture.
If you’re missing all of your teeth: We offer a variety of dental implant treatments to replace all of your missing teeth. We can also secure loose or poor fitting dentures with the use of mini dental implants. All on Four dental implants offers immediate function dental implants, so you never have to go a day without your smile.