For years, patients suffering from missing teeth had to settle for treatments like dental bridges and dentures, both of which have a reputation for providing replacement teeth that are uncomfortable and unreliable. However, dental implants surpass these treatments by providing restorations that work and feel just like natural teeth.
Unlike traditional tooth replacement options that sit on top of the gums, a dental implant is placed in the jawbone where it takes the place of the natural tooth’s roots.
This treatment is so effective because it takes advantage of osseointegration–the process that occurs when the jawbone fuses with the implant fixture. This process not only creates a strong foundation for your replacement teeth but also helps maintain the strength and health of your jawbone.
Osseointegration is responsible for many of the benefits that dental implants provide, including giving you the confidence to know your restorations always look their best and won’t slip out of place.
Dr. Chaudhry offers a full range of implant-supported tooth replacement options at his practice in Bethlehem, PA.
For a single missing tooth, Dr. Chaudhry will replace it with one implant and attach a custom-made crown. Individual dental implants are the best choice for replacing one missing tooth or several missing teeth throughout your mouth.
A single dental implant is made up of an implant fixture that is placed in the jawbone to take the place of the natural tooth’s roots, an abutment that is attached to the fixture, and the crown which is secured to the implant by the abutment. The result is a tooth replacement that looks, feels, and functions much like a natural tooth.
It is possible to replace several adjacent teeth with individual implants, but it’s usually more cost-effective to replace them with a multiple-tooth bridge or partial denture. Dr. Chaudhry will design a restoration to fit your needs and place one or more dental implants to secure it in place.
Dentures have a reputation of slipping out of place and being uncomfortable to wear. But Dr. Chaudhry can secure a full-arch denture with dental implants for a more comfortable, secure fit. If necessary, he can start your treatment by removing any failing teeth. He’ll then place several dental implants and attach your denture for a fully restored smile.
Patients who have implant-supported dentures typically find that chewing and speaking are easier than with removable dentures, and they can once again enjoy their favorite foods.
Are you ready to find out if dental implants are right for you? Schedule a consultation with Dr. Chaudhry and start your journey toward a restored smile. Don’t wait another day to experience the benefits of dental implants. Contact our Bethlehem, PA practice today!
Dr. Ahmad Chaudhry
2571 Baglyos Circle, Suite B23
Monday: 7:30AM – 3PM
Tuesday: Emergencies by appointment
Wednesday: 8:30AM – 5PM
Thursday: 8:30AM – 5PM
Friday: 7:30AM – 3PM