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Restore your Smile and Oral Health with Implant Dentistry

Restoration of the smile after missing teeth is necessary to maintain proper alignment of the smile and avoid bone loss. It also restores the functionality of the smile and the beauty. With Dr. Colleen Williamson and her team at Grand Dental Arts, Toms River, New Jersey area, patients considering ways to repair and restore the smile may want to consider the advantages of implant dentistry to replace missing teeth. Dental implants are a great solution in many ways, replacing one, several, or all the teeth in the dental arch.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a restoration placed by a periodontist or an oral surgeon in the area, as referred by Dr. Williamson. The implant is a small titanium post that Dr. Williamson’s colleague inserts into the bone of the jaw. Then, patients return to Grand Dental Arts to have the implant restored with a crown, bridge, or denture. Patients can select from traditional dental implants and mini dental implants depending on their unique situation.

How are dental implants used in the smile?

Dr. Williamson finds that there are several situations in which patients will benefit from the placement and restoration of dental implants. Dental implants may be placed to replace a single missing tooth, covered with a custom dental crown over the implant abutment. Alternatively, dental implants may be used along the dental arch, offering full mouth dental implants to replace all the teeth with a more permanent, fixed denture. In some situations, a patient might have a dental crown placed on one or both sides of a dental bridge for support. Because there are various ways to use dental implants, patients find them a relatively versatile option in restorative dentistry.

Are dental implants right for me?

If you are considering implants, call Dr. Colleen Williamson to learn about the best oral surgeons in the area to provide placement of implants and find out how she can restore your restoration to meet your oral health needs. Call 732-286-7000 to request a visit at 14 Grand Avenue. Grand Dental Arts is currently accepting new patients in the surrounding areas of Lavallette, Bayville, Ocean Gate, and Toms River, NJ.