Dental Implants Specialist


Comprehensive Dentistry & Aesthetics located in Mount Vernon, NY

From root to crown, dental implants are designed to entirely replace missing teeth, so you won’t have to worry about bone or tissue loss, or even shifting teeth. The expert dental providers at SmileBoutique in Mount Vernon, New York, offer minimally invasive oral surgery for dental implant procedures. If you have a missing tooth, contact the clinic for an implant evaluation today. Click on the online scheduler or call to find out more information.

Dental Implants Q & A

What are the benefits of dental implants?

Dental implants replace every part of your natural tooth. The process involves placing a durable implant into your jawbone, which permanently attaches to the jaw bone and gum tissue to become a new root for a crown. 

Because dental implants entirely replace a natural tooth, they help preserve bone and gum tissue. Plus, dental implants can:

  • Help you maintain your normal bite and smile
  • Restore chewing, biting, and swallowing abilities
  • Enhance your facial features by filling out sunken cheeks 

Dental implants are even beneficial for securing bridges or dentures in place, so they feel more stable and comfortable. 

Is it painful to get a dental implant?

The team at SmileBoutique specializes in gentle dental techniques, advanced numbing solutions, and minimally invasive oral surgery. You can feel confident that your entire dental implant procedure is going to be as comfortable as possible. 

Most patients report that they feel some unusual pressure or pushing sensations, but not severe pain. Your dentist ensures you’re entirely numbed throughout every step of your dental implant procedure. 

After your dental implant surgery, you may experience some swelling and soreness. Your dentist can recommend a pain-relieving medication to help you through any of these minor side effects.

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants are made from highly durable materials — titanium and ceramic or porcelain — that won’t decay or break down. The reason dental implants sometimes fail is because of poor oral hygiene. After all, surrounding tissues can decay and weaken.

The team at SmileBoutique wants your dental implants to last a lifetime, and with proper oral health care, they certainly can. They spend time counseling you about proper brushing and flossing techniques and educating you about your oral health (like which foods you should avoid). 

It’s very important to continue coming to the clinic every six months for teeth cleanings. Following these good oral hygiene practices helps ensure your dental implant lasts as long as possible.

Get started on your dental implant treatment plan at SmileBoutique by booking an evaluation through the website. You can also call to schedule a visit over the phone.

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