Dental Implants

Dental Implants Procedure in Leesburg, VA

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Family First was very good with explaining the procedures and sometimes there were options and they explained those, the risks and the benefits of this, and the risks and benefits of doing that. I've had the need for dental implants. I've lost several teeth and Dr. Buro has taken care of all of the crowns, once the oral surgeon had taken care of removing the teeth and putting the studs in there. The results have been good, I'm happy with them, and so I'm very pleased with Dr. Buro. I had never had implants before the first one, I've had five now. I was a little anxious about it, how it would turn out, but everything did turn out well, I'm happy with the results.

You always know what is going to happen, what to expect. They're very good at explaining things like that, so there aren't any unknowns when you go into it, they take care of all of that. It's really nice to know that.

When you smile or eat, you want a full set of teeth. Showing off a gap left behind by missing teeth is embarrassing to say the least. While a dental bridge is a great noninvasive treatment for this, dental implants are more permanent and durable. Your Leesburg dentist, Dr. Buro can help! And because dental implants are made to look and work like your natural teeth, no one can even tell they’re there.

Many patients worry about the cost of a dental implant, but we may be able to help. Bring your medical insurance card to your next appointment, and we will find out if your medical insurance can help cover the cost of your dental implant procedure!

What Is A Dental Implant?

A dental implant is an attractive, long-lasting solution to missing teeth. Each implant has three parts: a titanium root that is implanted in your jawbone, a replacement tooth, and an abutment that connects the two. Since your jaw is supposed to have roots in there from your natural teeth, the titanium root helps keep your jawbone healthy while providing the same strength and durability as your natural tooth root.

Can I Get One To Replace My Missing Tooth?

Most patients can get a dental implant procedure done. But because the titanium root is implanted in your jawbone, the area of bone receiving the implant must be healthy and thick. Otherwise, there’s a real risk of breaking the jawbone or losing the implant. If your bone is too thin or unhealthy, we can still help. Our bone grafts can add healthy bone tissue to the area, and our mini dental implants are much smaller than a regular implant and therefore need less bone for support.

What If I Need Lots Of Teeth Replaced?

Dental implants are fantastic at replacing a single lost tooth, but there are options for if you need a full arch of teeth replaced. Our dentures can be connected to implants to make sure they stay put in your mouth, and our All-on-4TM implants use four implanted roots (two in the front and two more angled in the back) to hold onto a full arch of replacement teeth.

How Long Does It Take To Get A Dental Implant?

Normally, the implanted root needs time to fuse with the surrounding bone, and the site itself needs time to heal. This can mean waiting a few months before putting the replacement tooth (or dentures or All-on-4) in your mouth. However, our Leesburg, VA dental office offers same-day tooth replacement in some cases. Your dentist will tell you if immediate placement is right for you.

Dental implants can be used to replace one or many teeth so you can look and eat normally like you used to. For more information on dental implants, or to schedule your next appointment, call our office today at 703-297-4353 or use our convenient online form.