Shiflett Family Dental

Do gums grow back after implants?

Typically, we don’t remove gum tissue when surgically placing your dental implants. However, dental implants can guard against jawbone loss, which can lead to gum recession over time.

So, when it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants are the best choice for your gum and jawbone health.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are thin titanium screws that are strong enough to support a dental crown. Your dentist can also place four to six implants for a fixed restoration, like an upper or lower denture. This technique is often referred to as implant-supported dentures.

Your dentist in Columbus, OH, will consult with you and provide an exam to ensure you’re a suitable candidate for dental implant technology. If you are, we surgically place the implants and wait for them to integrate into the jawbone. When this happens, we fix your replacement tooth or prosthetic to the implant.

For Dental Implants in Columbus, Ohio, Contact Us

Helping you achieve your best and healthiest smile is our top priority. So, if you want to learn more about our tooth replacement options, call us today. And if you’re ready to book your consultation with the dentist, a friendly dental staff member is standing by to get you started.

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