Dental implants are a permanent, natural-looking solution to missing teeth. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, made of strong titanium that is surgically placed directly into your jaw. The titanium implant becomes integrated with your bone and will ultimately support a new crown. Dental implants have extraordinary success rates (95% 10 year success rate, 99% after the first year of placement) and are beneficial in that unlike any other tooth replacement options, they help to maintain healthy bone levels.
While Dr. Hock does not surgically place the implant, he will carefully restore the implant by attaching a natural-looking, specially crafted artificial tooth onto the implant post or root. Depending on the number of original teeth that need to be replaced, dental implants can support a single artificial crown, a bridge or even a full set of dentures. The results are teeth that are as esthetically pleasing, as well as strong and durable.