Dental Implants are comprised of three parts. The dental implant is a titanium cylinder that is placed into the jaw bone. The abutment is a custom made piece that screws into the implant and supports the dental crown. The dental crown is the laboratory made restoration that looks like the part of the tooth that sticks out.
Dr. Nugent’s father, mother, father-in-law, and mother-in-law have all had dental implants completed by Dr. Nugent. Dental Implants are the best and most advanced way to replace missing teeth, and that is why Dr. Nugent recommended dental implants for his family members. La Porte Texas travels to our office for dental implants.
What are the advantages of Dental Implants?
- Dental Implants preserve bone. Other treatment options of replacing teeth do not preserve bone. The bone in your jaws is vital in maintaining proper facial contours.
- With dental implants, nearby teeth do not have to be cut or drilled. Therefore, the adjacent teeth are not adversely affected.
- Dental implants are permanent. They do not come in and out.
- You will be able to floss between your dental implant and your natural teeth and brush and clean your dental implant just like your natural teeth.
Why replace missing teeth?
Missing teeth can have a negative effect on your self-esteem. You may find yourself laughing less and trying to hide your smile. Also, missing teeth can prevent you from enjoying the foods you love. Missing teeth allow teeth to shift and tilt.
Lastly, teeth preserve and stimulate bone, so when one has teeth missing, there is bone loss that can affect facial contours and support of other teeth.
If you are missing one or more teeth, call our office at 713-941-1812 to schedule a dental implant consultation. Find out why Dental Implants are the superior way to restore missing teeth and how dental implants can increase your self-confidence in your smile.
Dr. Nugent practices dentistry in Pasadena, Texas. His main areas of focus are Cosmetic, General, Implant and Sedation Dentistry. Dr. Nugent believes in honest, compassionate and quality dental care. His technical expertise and friendly attitude makes him a favorite of patients and referring doctors.
Patients travel from Clear Lake, Deer Park, La Porte, Friendswood, League City, Pearland, Webster and Houston for Dr. Nugent’s amazing care.