Do you have missing teeth that need to be replaced? Or do you have removable bridges that you would like to replace with permanent dental implants? When you are thinking about getting dental implants in South Chicago we hope you will visit with our cosmetic dentist at our practice, Linda M. Weinfield DDS.
Our expert cosmetic dentist is Dr. Linda M. Weinfield. She provides exemplary services in the areas of general, cosmetic or implant dentistry. If you are interested in getting dental implants in South Chicago, Dr. Weinfield will be able to help you with this popular process. The first thing that will need to be done is that Dr. Weinfield will need to determine if you are a good candidate for dental implants. She will need to determine that your jawbone is indeed strong enough to hold the implant, and then review your medical history with you to make sure that there are no medical problems that will keep your jawbone from fully healing. Once you are cleared for implants, our dentist will surgically implant the titanium root portion of the implant into your jawbone. This is done under local anesthesia and you will remain perfectly comfortable during the process. Your jawbone will then need to heal and the titanium root portion will fuse to the jawbone during this time – creating a steady and secure base for the upper porcelain crown portion. This healing and fusing will take several months and depends on your individual healing process.
Once the jawbone is fully healed our dentist will proceed to permanently attach the porcelain crown portion of the implants. At this point your dental implants in South Chicago are complete. Your new implants will look, feel and function just like regular permanent teeth. And since they are made to match your other teeth, no one will be able to determine that they are dental implants and not your own teeth. With dental implants you will be able to once again eat just about anything you desire. And the implants will always be comfortable and never interfere with your good speech. If you would like to meet with our dentist regarding getting dental implants, contact our office for an appointment.