Replace missing teeth with secure, long-lasting dental implants in Chattanooga.
Missing teeth can be embarrassing and makes it hard to speak clearly or eat the foods you love. The old solutions to missing teeth were removable partials or dentures but these solutions provide only short-term results and can be difficult to maintain.
Dental implants are a comfortable, natural-looking alternative to natural teeth. Implants not only preserve the bone tissue, but they also act and look similar to natural teeth – allowing you to eat and speak clearly. They can be used to replace one or many missing teeth.
Visit Dr. Suekert’s dental clinic for a dental implant consultation. Our dental implant specialist in Chattanooga will evaluate your smile and determine the best dental implant procedure for you.
How Does a Tooth Implant Work?
Dental implants include three parts:
The first step of the dental crown procedure is to place the implant into the jawbone via dental surgery. Over the course of a few weeks or months, the implant will fuse with your jawbone in a way that’s quite similar to a natural tooth root.
After adequate fusion, the dentist will attach the abutment to the exposed part of the implant. Lastly, they place the tooth crown (the tooth replacement) on the abutment to complete your tooth replacement process.
Dental Implants Replace One or More Missing Teeth
Today, dental implants are considered the best option for most single-tooth replacements. They are the most natural treatment as they imitate the lost tooth and root.
We can also use a tooth bridge to restore your smile after several missing teeth. The first approach your doctor will consider is to place an implant at the site of each lost tooth. Another option is to use implants to create an implant-supported bridge. With an implant-supported bridge, the anchor teeth are implants rather than the remaining natural teeth. This reduces the risks of damage or loss of your remaining teeth.
What Is the Dental Implant Cost in Chattanooga?
Since dental implants are a custom solution for missing teeth, the exact tooth implant cost will depend on the type of implant, how many teeth are replaced, your insurance coverage, and more. Dental implants may be covered under specific policies. Coverage is generally limited to what is covered for bridges or dentures.
After your consultation, we’ll provide you with a detailed quote for dental implant costs based on your unique treatment.
Visit Our Dental Implant Dentist in Chattanooga
If you’re struggling with tooth loss from gum disease, injury, or decay, a tooth implant may be right for you. With basic hygiene, your implant can offer a lifetime of natural-feeling teeth without impacting your chewing or speaking.
Learn more about dental implants and if it is the best option for your smile by visiting our dental implant specialist. Schedule your appointment for tooth replacement in Chattanooga.