• Dental Implants

  • A dental implant can be used to replace missing teeth without damaging surrounding teeth. The implant is surgically placed into the bone and may be used for a single tooth replacement or several teeth. They can also be used to secure a loose denture and allow for more comfortable chewing.

    Our office works with very experienced oral surgeons who use the latest 3D imaging for the most predictable placement of the dental implant. When the site is well healed, our office will precisely complete the restorative or prosthetic treatment so that you can regain your confidence and smile!

    Who Can Have Dental Implants?

    Patients who:

    • Commit to good oral hygiene
    • Have enough bone to hold the implant in place
    • Are healthy enough to undergo oral surgery
    • Have healthy gums
    • Continue with regular dental visits

    Certain people may need to be more closely examined to determine if they are good candidates for dental implants. This can occur if you: 

    • Are a heavy smoker
    • Suffer from uncontrolled chronic disorders (like heart disease or diabetes)
    • Have had radiation therapy around the head or neck  

    Why Should I Get Dental Implants?

    There are many reasons why dental implants may be right for you. When looking into tooth replacement, consider the following attributes of Dr. Skowronski’s dental implants:

    • Comfort: each implant is individually placed and therefore more comfortable than dentures or bridges
    • Strength: if taken care of properly, they can last you for your entire life
    • Fit: tends to be better than dentures or bridges
    • Appearance: they look and feel like your teeth
    • Speech: since they won’t slip out, you do not run the risk of your implants slurring your words or causing you to mumble  
    • Eating: they stay put so you can eat more easily
    • Oral Health: other teeth do not have to be altered to fit, like with a bridge, so your teeth are left intact
    • Flossing: you can floss around your dental implant and other teeth
    • Cleaner: unlike dentures, there is no need to disinfect or deal with adhesives to keep them in place

    How Do I Get Dental Implant?

    To begin the dental implant process, you should first make an appointment with a licensed dentist. The friendly staff at Dr. Skowronski’s office is ready to take your call and answer any questions you may have about the process. Dr. Skowronski will create a personal treatment plan for you based on your specific situation.

    How Do I Take Care of My Dental Implants?

    Dental implants should be treated just like your real teeth. It is important to brush, floss, and schedule dental check-ups regularly. This will help to keep your implants and teeth looking great and working well.   

    Give Dr. Skowronski a call at (586) 566-3880 to set up a consultation so she can help you decide if dental implants are the right move for you.