A dental implant can effectively replace one or more missing teeth. Even one missing tooth can affect the condition of your smile. When missing teeth are left unaddressed, patients are at a higher risk of shifting teeth, further tooth loss, bone loss, gum disease, and tooth decay.
In our Woodbridge, VA dental office, Dr. Joseph Cavallo routinely places dental implants for patients who are missing one or more teeth. Dr. Cavallo will perform a full comprehensive exam to determine if a dental implant is right for you. Dental implants can offer patients with missing teeth a long lasting, natural looking solutions.
Single Tooth Dental Implant
Dental implants are designed to mimic the natural tooth root. Dental implants are one of the most successful tooth replacement options for patients missing one or more teeth. Dental implants are versatile, long-lasting, and are designed to match the aesthetic of a natural smile. With proper care and maintenance, dental implants can last many years.
During your consultation, Dr. Cavallo will work with you to determine if dental implants or another tooth replacement option is right for you. We also offer the full range of tooth replacement options for patients who are missing one or more teeth.
A single tooth dental implant is composed of three parts— the implant (or post), the abutment, and the dental crown.
The Implant: The implants resemble a small titanium screw. The screw is surgically implanted into the jaw bone. Over time the implant will fuse with the jaw bone, creating a stable foundation to support your abutment and dental crown.
The Abutment: The abutment is the connector between the dental implant and the dental crown. Dr. Cavallo will create a custom abutment that fits securely on the dental implant.
The Dental Crown: A dental crown is designed to resemble the natural tooth. Using state of the art technology and high-quality materials, Dr. Cavallo can design a dental crown that is color matched and shaped to match your existing smile.
Our patients have the added benefit of knowing that Dr. Cavallo will oversee all aspects of the dental implant process. Dr. Cavallo performs all aspects of the dental implant procedure in our comfortable Woodbridge, VA facility. To learn more about your options, visit our Woodbridge dental office.
To learn more about dental implants, feel free to contact our Woodbridge, VA dental office. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cavallo, call 703.493.1203 or schedule a consultation online.