Dental Implants: Permanent Solution to Tooth Loss
Your smile is the first thing people notice about you. If your teeth are cracked, broken or chipped, it can be embarrassing to smile. Dental implants are an efficient way of replacing those missing and damaged teeth. At both of our facilities, in North Hollywood and Monterey Park, Pacific Dental Group specializes in restoring missing teeth with Subperiosteal and Endosteal Implants.
Dental implants are artificial teeth that are positioned into the jawbone and used to hold crowns, implant-supported bridges and fixed dentures in place.
Subperiosteal Implants are placed on top of the bone in your jaw. The post of a metal frame juts through the gum line to hold the teeth securely in place. The process is done on patients who cannot wear traditional dentures due to insufficient bone in the jaw.
Endosteal Implants are placed in the jawbone. This procedure is a more popular option. They are cylinders made of ceramic, or metal. Each implant can hold one or more artificial teeth and are an excellent alternative for patients with removable bridges or dentures.