Dental Implant Surgery - Coventry, RI

What Are
Dental Implants?

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Dental implants offer a natural looking replacement for adult teeth. Often times people feel free or anxiety when considering dental implant surgery. We understand that! At Eric George DMD & Associates, we are proud to provide dental implants in Coventry and the surrounding areas of Rhode Island for those with missing or failing teeth. With our advanced sedation dentistry techniques, you can rest assured that dental implant surgery can actually be simple, relaxing, and much less painful that you would have ever expected!

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What are dental implants?

Dental implants are metal posts that are positioned in the jaw beneath your gums. They allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth.

Types of Dental Implants

Endosteal (endosseous) implants: The most common and popular type, these are surgically implanted directly into your jawbone. This type of implant includes three varieties: screwed (threaded), cylinder (smooth), and bladed. Once the surrounding gum tissue has healed, a second surgery is performed to connect a post or abutment to the original implant. The last step is attaching an artificial tooth (or teeth) to the post — individually, grouped as a bridge, or as a supported denture.

Subperiosteal implants: Consisting of a metal frame fitted onto the jawbone just below the gum tissue, this type of dental implant was originally used primarily to hold dentures in place when bone height was insufficient. With subperiosteal implants, the post protrudes through your gums to securely hold the prosthesis. As your gums heal, the frame becomes fixed to your jawbone and once healing is complete, artificial teeth are mounted to the posts.

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Common Dental Implant Questions

Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth. Dental implant surgery is a long-term treatment that is surgically implanted into the jaw. Dental implants look just like natural teeth!
Dental implants are not for everyone, but for people with certain issues, they may be a great option! Are you missing more one missing tooth? Are you unable to wear dentures? Are you looking for a more permanent solution?
Depending on your oral health and your bone structure, dental implant surgery may have to be undertaken in stages.
Dental implant surgery comes with some great benefits Appearance. Dental implants look more natural than dentures. Speech function. Dental implants replace your teeth without needing daily adjustments. Improved comfort. Dental implants feel just like your natural teeth Eating. With dental implants, you don’t have to worry about what you eat nearly as much as with dentures.
At Dr. George and Associates you have nothing to worry about! Dental implants don’t cause damage to your bone structure. All the materials and tools we use at Eric George and Associates are safe as well. Most people, including those with minor health issues, can be approved for dental implant surgery! In most cases, it’s completely safe and way more comfortable than people often think!
A comprehensive dental exam is always required before dental implants can be considered. If you’re interested to see if dental implants are an option for you, let us know! We’d love to chat!
Eric George DMD & Associates

Our commitment to you is to compassionately provide the best possible care.

What should you expect from us?

We treat you like a person! You’ll always know how much you owe before treatment starts. We also provide flexible options. We remove pain & anxiety. We work hard to remove the fear of going to the dentist. Your experience here should be special! Honestly, we’re just really good at this. We’ve built a team of highly-trained experts who are experts in almost all forms of dentistry.

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