Dental Implants - Scottsdale, AZ

Get a Strong, Natural-Looking Smile with Dental Implants

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Dental Implants in Scottsdale, AZ

At our practice, we understand the importance of having a full and functional set of teeth. Whether you are missing one tooth or several, dental implants can provide a permanent solution to restore your smile. Our team of skilled dentists, led by Dr. Richard Feldhake and Dr. Rappa, is dedicated to helping patients achieve their ideal smile with the latest in dental implant technology and techniques. If you are considering dental implants, we invite you to learn more about the benefits and how we can help you achieve a beautiful, functional smile.

How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Dental implants are artificial teeth that are used to replace missing teeth. They are made of a biocompatible material, such as titanium, that is surgically placed into the jawbone. Over time, the implant becomes fused with the bone, creating a strong and stable foundation for a replacement tooth.

Dental implants are a long-term solution for missing teeth and can provide many benefits, including:

  • Look and function like natural teeth: Dental implants are designed to blend in with your existing teeth and function just like natural teeth. This means that no one will be able to tell that you have an implant, and you will be able to eat, speak, and brush your teeth just like you would with natural teeth.
  • Highly durable: Dental implants are made of biocompatible materials, such as titanium, that are strong and durable. With proper care, dental implants can last for many years and potentially even a lifetime.
  • Preserve the health of the jawbone: When a tooth is lost, the jawbone in that area can begin to deteriorate due to a lack of stimulation. Dental implants are placed in the jawbone and stimulate it, helping to preserve the health and integrity of the bone.
  • Improved speech: Missing teeth can make it difficult to speak clearly and pronounce certain words, which can impact self-confidence and overall quality of life. Dental implants can restore the ability to speak clearly and confidently.
  • Easier eating: Missing teeth can also make it difficult to eat certain foods, as the remaining teeth may shift to compensate for the missing tooth. Dental implants can restore the proper function of the mouth and make eating easier.
  • Increased self-confidence: Having a full set of teeth can greatly improve self-confidence and overall quality of life. Dental implants can help you feel more confident in your smile and in social situations.
  • Long-lasting solution: Dental implants are a reliable and long-lasting solution for missing teeth. Unlike other options, such as dentures, they do not need to be removed and replaced regularly.
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Implant Solutions at Scottsdale Perfect Smiles

Dental implants are a popular and effective solution for replacing missing teeth. They are designed to closely mimic the look, feel, and function of natural teeth, and can be used to replace a single missing tooth or a full set of teeth. At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, we offer a range of dental implant options to suit the needs of our patients. Whether you are missing a single tooth or need a full set of teeth replaced, we have a solution that will work for you. Our team of skilled and experienced dentists will work with you to determine the best type of dental implant for your needs, and will provide you with personalized care and attention throughout the treatment process.

Single Implants

Dental implants are a popular and effective solution for replacing missing teeth. One of the options available for dental implants is the placement of a single implant, which is used to support a single crown. This type of implant is typically used when a patient is only missing one tooth, or when the missing tooth is not part of a larger gap.

Single dental implants are typically made of titanium, a strong and biocompatible material that is well-suited for use in the mouth. The implant is surgically placed into the jawbone, where it acts as a replacement for the missing tooth root. Once the implant has fully integrated with the jawbone, a crown is placed on top of the implant, completing the restoration.

Single dental implants offer a number of benefits, including a natural-looking and functioning restoration, improved oral health, and increased stability in the jawbone. If you are missing a single tooth and are considering dental implants as a replacement option, it is important to consult with a skilled and experienced implant dentist like those at Scottsdale Perfect Smiles to determine if this treatment is right for you.

Multiple Implants

Multiple dental implants are a popular option for patients who are missing multiple teeth or have a full arch of missing teeth. Unlike traditional dental bridges, which are anchored to adjacent teeth, multiple dental implants are independent and are placed directly into the jawbone. This not only provides a more secure foundation for the replacement teeth, but it also helps to preserve the health and integrity of the surrounding teeth. Multiple dental implants can be used to support a fixed dental bridge, a removable partial denture, or a full-arch denture. At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, our team of skilled dentists will work with you to determine the best solution for your individual needs and goals.

Implant Dentures

Implant dentures, also known as implant-supported dentures, are a type of denture that is supported by dental implants rather than resting on the gums. They are a more stable and comfortable option for patients who have lost all or most of their teeth. Implant dentures are made up of a removable denture that is attached to a series of dental implants that are placed in the jawbone. The implants provide a secure anchor for the denture, allowing it to stay in place and function like natural teeth. Implant dentures can be used to replace a full set of upper or lower teeth, or they can be used in conjunction with individual dental implants to replace missing teeth in a more comprehensive manner.

All on four dentures are a type of implant denture that utilizes just four dental implants to anchor a full arch of replacement teeth. This innovative treatment is designed to provide a more secure and stable solution for patients who are missing all of their teeth or who have severely compromised tooth roots. Unlike traditional dentures, which rely on adhesives to stay in place, all on four dentures are anchored directly to the jawbone, providing a more natural and comfortable fit. These dentures are custom-made to match the patient's natural teeth and are often used as a permanent solution for tooth loss. They are a great option for patients who want to restore their smile and improve their overall oral health. At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, our team of experienced dentists are skilled in placing all on four dentures and will work with you to determine if this treatment is the right fit for your needs.

The Dental Implant Process at Scottsdale Perfect Smiles

At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, we understand that the thought of undergoing a surgical procedure can be intimidating for some patients. That is why we take great care to ensure that our dental implant process is as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

Initial consultation & evaluation

The first step in the dental implant process is a consultation with one of our skilled and experienced dentists, Dr. Feldhake or Dr. Rappa. During this consultation, we will assess your oral health, discuss your treatment goals, and determine if dental implants are the best option for you. If you are a good candidate for dental implants, we will develop a customized treatment plan to meet your specific needs.

Dental implant placement surgery

Next, we will perform the surgical placement of the dental implants. This is typically done under local anesthesia and is relatively quick and straightforward. After the implants are placed, they will need to heal and integrate with the bone tissue for several months. During this healing period, you will wear a temporary restoration to protect the implant site.

Healing & Attachment

Once the implants have fully healed, we will attach the final restoration, which can be a crown, bridge, or denture. The final restoration will be custom-made to match the shape, size, and color of your natural teeth, ensuring that your new smile looks as natural and beautiful as possible.

Throughout the entire dental implant process, our team at Scottsdale Perfect Smiles will be with you every step of the way, providing you with the support and care you need to achieve a healthy, functional, and beautiful smile.

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What Makes Scottsdale Perfect Smiles The Best Dental Implant Provider in Scottsdale

At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality dental care and services. Our team of skilled and experienced dentists, led by Dr. Richard Feldhake and Dr. Rappa, are committed to staying up to date with the latest advances in dental technology and techniques in order to offer our patients the best possible care.

When it comes to dental implants, our team has a wealth of experience and expertise. We use state-of-the-art technology and techniques to ensure that our patients receive the most accurate and precise placement of their dental implants. We work with each patient to design a personalized treatment plan that meets their unique needs and goals, and we take the time to carefully explain every step of the process to ensure that our patients are comfortable and informed.

In addition to our commitment to providing high-quality care, we also strive to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere at our practice. Our team is compassionate and understanding, and we take the time to listen to our patients' concerns and answer any questions they may have. We believe that creating a positive and relaxed environment is an essential part of providing the best possible care to our patients.

At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, we are confident that we are the best dental implant provider in Scottsdale. If you are considering dental implants and would like to learn more about your options, we encourage you to contact us to schedule a consultation. We look forward to helping you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.

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