Dental Implants

Dental Implants Colorado Springs

Dental Implants at The Studio for Exceptional Dentistry

  • 10 years’ experience
  • Over 450 dental implants placed
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“I recommend dental implants for all patients trying to replace a missing tooth. It is a strong and durable fixture that maintains the look and function of a natural tooth.”

Replace one or more missing teeth

Dental implants are one of the great achievements of modern dentistry, and for the right patients they can provide a permanent solution to missing teeth.

Also known as:
  • dental implants
  • cosmetic implants
  • restorative implants
  • tooth implants
  • tooth replacements
  • artificial tooth implants
Desired results: Patients looking for dental implants in colorado springs often seek a natural result when seeking this treatment to replace their teeth.

 

Colorado Springs implant dentist Dr. Andrew Hall has an extensive record of success helping patients restore bite function, improve oral health, and renew the beauty of their smiles with dental implants. To learn more about dental implants or schedule a complimentary consultation, please call The Studio of Exceptional Dentistry at (719) 481-8250.

Missing teeth and your oral health

Missing teeth are not just an aesthetic imperfection. Without treatment, a missing tooth or missing teeth can lead to severe oral health problems.

The gaps left by missing teeth can affect your ability to chew and speak properly. They also provide a perfect place for the bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease to establish residence.

Missing teeth can further allow your remaining natural teeth to shift and contribute to the progressive bone loss in the jaw. Oral health concerns like bone loss and periodontal disease can further impact your overall health, affecting your ability to eat normally and increasing your risk for some systemic health problems.

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Dental implants: A perfect fit

Dr. Hall has a significant background in implant dentistry and a passion for smile aesthetics. He has pursued wide-ranging postgraduate training in the applications and placement of dental implants in order to provide patients with a perfect fit.

A Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), Dr. Hall regularly travels to train other implant dentists in the proper placement of implants and the effective use of implant technology such as CEREC and Galileos imaging.

Galileos is a 3-D imaging system that creates a comprehensive picture of your mouth, including detailed images of your teeth and jaw to thoroughly assess whether dental implants are the best treatment for your needs. CEREC is a complementary technology used to create form-fitting dental restorations like crowns for dental implants.

Dental implants in one office

Dr. Hall is one of relatively few dentists to offer patients the convenience and precision of in-office CEREC technology. Many implant dentists work with an outside laboratory to create their patients’ restorations. This means that typically every step of the dental implant procedure is completed by Dr. Hall. It is rare that Dr. Hall has to refer a patient to an outside office. He can complete most implants at The Studio for Exceptional Dentistry in Colorado Springs with the use of modern dental technology.

The dental implant process

The dental implants process takes some time, but for the right patient, the results are worth the wait. After the placement of the implant post, your jaw bone will grow around the implant in a process known as osseointegration. This can take a few months, but it is vital to the strength and longevity of the dental implant.

As osseointegration occurs, you will wear a temporary dental crown to protect the implant and provide some functionality. When Dr. Hall has confirmed that the implant is fixed in place, your dental-grade porcelain crown will be created using our in-house CEREC technology. Dr. Hall will then attach the dental crown to the implant post, ensuring a proper fit and color tone to match your smile.

With a good dental hygiene routine that includes daily brushing and flossing, as well as regular dental check-ups, your dental implants can help you maintain proper bite function and a beautiful smile for years to come.

Dental implants Colorado Springs

For more information about dental implants, or to arrange your free implant consultation with Dr. Hall, please contact The Studio for Exceptional Dentistry online or call us at (719) 481-8250. Dr. Hall welcomes patients from the greater Colorado Springs area.

FAQs

Once you have had a dental implant placed, you need to take care of it just as you would your natural teeth. This means committing to a good dental hygiene routine that includes daily brushing and flossing, as well as regular dental check-ups. With the proper care, your dental implant can last for a lifetime and help you maintain your proper bite function, as well as a beautiful smile for many years.

In order to undergo a dental implant procedure, you should ideally have healthy gums as well as a sufficient amount of jawbone in which the implant can be placed. Before Dr. Hall begins the process, he will use a special 3-D imaging system to create a comprehensive image of your mouth, including detailed images of your teeth and jaw. This will allow him to thoroughly assess whether dental implants are the best treatment for your particular case. If you go ahead with the implant procedure, we highly recommend that you do not smoke, as this can cause issues with the osseointegration process.

There are a number of benefits to choosing a dental implant. Because they are fused with the jawbone, they function just like natural teeth so your ability to eat and speak will be effectively restored. Replacing a missing tooth with an implant can also help to prevent other oral health problems, as the gaps left by missing teeth can contribute to bone loss as well as gum disease and decay. Dental implants are also a very convenient option, as they look and feel just like natural teeth, plus they are designed to match your surrounding teeth for a natural-looking smile.

Besides the aesthetic advantages of replacing a missing tooth, there are also a number of health benefits. Without treatment, a missing tooth can actually lead to come severe oral health problems. A gap left by a missing tooth can affect one’s ability to chew and speak properly, while gaps can also provide space for bacteria to accumulate. Missing teeth can also allow the remaining teeth to shift and can contribute to a loss of bone in the jaw. Replacing a missing tooth can help you avoid all of these issues.

We will create your dental implant at our practice. In fact, Dr. Hall is one of a few dentists who are able to offer an in-office service. He makes use of in-house CEREC technology to fabricate an implant that is completely customized to fit you in terms of shape, size, and color. While many implant dentists work with an outside laboratory to create restorations, Dr. Hall generally performs every step of the process at his office, making your treatment even more convenient.

Once Dr. Hall has determined that the treatment is right for you, he will surgically place your implant post into your jawbone. Over time, the jawbone will grow around the implant in a process known as osseointegration. When the post has fused with the bone and Dr. Hall has confirmed that the implant is properly secured in place, he will create a dental-grade porcelain crown with the use of our in-house CEREC technology. The crown will be attached to the implant post, and Dr. Hall will ensure a proper fit and color tone to match your surrounding teeth.

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