Dental Implant Crowns & Bridges

Dental implants look so life-like that only your dentist will know they're not your natural teeth. Unlike bridges or removable dentures, which float on top of the gums, a dental implant begins under your gums just like your original tooth did. In fact, it's almost like growing a new one! Implants can be used to replace any number of lost teeth. From the front of the mouth, where they are most visible, to the back, where they provide stability to chew, implants can help you achieve a striking and healthy smile. Even people with no teeth can benefit from implants, because they can replace their dentures with teeth that don't move around when they talk and don't need to be taken out at night.

Dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically placed into the jawbone and replace missing teeth. Here at Smiles of Memorial in Houston, Texas, we can help create and place the abutment and dental implant crowns.

What is an Abutment?

Once your dental implant has been placed, Dr. Dernick will place an abutment on top of the dental implant. This abutment will be the piece that connects the implant to the dental implant crown.

What is a Dental Implant Crown?

A dental implant crown is a replacement tooth which is custom created tooth that is made to match your natural teeth. Dr. Dernick will take a molding of the tooth and create a new dental crown to place on top of the abutment.

What is a Dental Implant Bridge?

A dental implant bridge is very similar to a regular bridge, but instead of connecting to surrounding teeth, the bridge is supported by the implants. Dental implant bridges are usually used when you are missing more than one tooth.

When you need Dental implant crowns, bridges, and abutments in Houston, Texas go to Smiles of Memorial. Dr. Dernick and his expert staff will answer all of your questions. Schedule a consultation today to see if they're the solution for you!
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