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$999*

Dental Implants

Includes Implant, Crown & Abutment

– Payments as low as $99 per month

* For new patients only. Cannot be combined with other offers. First implant only. Bone graft and CT scan not included. No HMO, Medi-care or Medi-cal.

Why Choose Smile Design of Santa Clarita?

  • 20+ Years Clinical Experience

  • Extensive Post-Graduate Training & Experts in the Fields of: IMPLANT PLACEMENT & RESTORATIONS

  • 1,000+ Implants Placed

  • Early Morning, Late Evening & Weekend Appointments Available

Reasons to Consider Dental Implants in Santa Clarita, Ca

When both the tooth and root are damaged, the best permanent replacement is a dental implant in conjunction with a ceramic crown. This solution both looks and functions just like a natural tooth.

You’ve lost a tooth, or perhaps several. Chewing is difficult and smiling, well it’s too embarrassing. There is no question that the quality of your life has changed. Dental implants are the solution to renewing your smile, your chewing ability and quite frankly your quality of life.

What is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a small titanium screw that serves as the replacement for the root portion of a missing natural tooth. Dental implants can be placed in either the upper or lower jaws. Due to the biocompatible properties of titanium, a dental implant fuses with the bone and becomes a good anchor for the replacement tooth. Dental implants can be used in solutions for replacing single or multiple missing teeth.

Many people who consider implants have removable, conventional dentures for lower and upper jaws, or have removable bridges. These people experience a significant improvement in their ability to chew food comfortably after their dental implant treatment.

The Dental Implant Procedure

The implant team usually includes either a periodontist or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who implants the posts into the patient’s mouth, and a prosthodontist or general dentist who designs and fits the replacement teeth or permanent bridge. Smile Design Dental in Santa Clarita, Ca will implant, design and fit the replacement teeth or do restorative work on faulty crowns all in one office.

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At the first appointment, we use an X-ray to determine if the jaw bone is adequate to hold the titanium posts.

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Models of the mouth are then made using a soft, pliable plastic compound. These models show where the gaps are located and provide measurements for a replacement tooth or a bridge.

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Treatment with dental implants requires meticulous planning for best results.

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A surgical procedure is required (using local anesthetic and sedative) in which precision channels are created in the jawbone, often using a surgical guide. The implants are then fitted into the sites so that they are in contact with the bone. They generally require two to six months to fuse to the bone before they can have tooth restorations attached to them to complete the process.

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Immediately – at the same time an implant is placed (or after a period of healing), an abutment is attached to the implant. This is a device that “abuts” or joins the implant to a tooth form called a crown, which replaces the tooth part you see in the mouth.

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The custom crown is cemented or screwed onto the abutment to permanently keep it in place and should be indistinguishable from your natural teeth.

Is Old Age a Problem?

Occasionally, older patients express concern that their age may prevent them from enjoying the benefits of dental implants. However, health is more of a determining factor than age. If you’re healthy enough to have a tooth extracted, you’re probably healthy enough to receive dental implants. Certain chronic diseases may contraindicate dental implant treatment. The dentist will determine if you are a candidate for dental implants after a careful evaluation of your dental and health history.

How Will Dental Implants Affect My Life?

Dental implant-supported replacement teeth look, feel and function like natural teeth. This means that you can eat and drink whatever you choose. But most importantly, dental implants improve quality of life in a very concrete way. People who have felt embarrassed and worried because of their tooth problems are often overwhelmed by what new permanent teeth can do for their self-esteem.

Contact us today, here at Smile Design Dental in Santa Clarita, Ca

to schedule an appointment with our office if you are considering dental implants.

Brianna M.

Dr. Nia was amazingly quick and efficient. The back staff made me feel comfortable and eased my anxiety. I appreciate the ladies at the front desk for squeezing me in and always being so kind!

Vuuskee B.

Lorena was thee best. This is place amazing, very welcoming and the work was A+. Highly recommend

Jay J.

This place is excellent! I picked this place because of the great yelp reviews and they did not fail to deliver on Great dental work and service. Shout out to the Doctor and all the girls working there.

Christian C.

I would recommend this office to anyone who needs a great dentist for a few good reasons: the team is very organized,professional and kind; they work very hard to accommodate me with my busy schedule and the amount of work that needs to be done; and last but not least, they're work looks amazing.

Sylvia K.

Just received a tooth extraction today. I was really nervous before the procedure but the staff were very reassuring and friendly. The procedure went by very quickly and the dentist working on me informed me of everything he was doing as he was doing it and helped with any discomfort. Highly recommend!