Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth

Dental Implants replace missing teeth

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Dental implants are titanium teeth root replacements. Titanium is same material that is used in hip and knee replacements. Titanium is biological stable in the body and a strong metal. Furthermore, bone cells will grow up to and fuse to the titanium essentially fusing the implant into the bone. This fusing of bone to the dental implant is called osseointegreation.

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To complete the new tooth, Dr. Nugent will attach the abutment and crown. The abatement screws into the dental implant and will serve as the foundation for the new crown.

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Implants look, function and feel like natural teeth.

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Problems with removable appliances such as dentures and partials include:

  • Poor chewing ability
  • Need to wear denture adhesives
  • The slipping, irritation and painful ulcers that accompany dentures
  • Hassle of removing your teeth for overnight soaking and cleaning
  • Family members seeing you without teeth


Today dental implants are the standard of care for dental tooth replacement.

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Get the best in dental implant care for you and your family. Visit Dr. Nugent at 3421 Burke Rd, Pasadena, Texas 77504.