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Dental Implants

If you have a missing tooth or teeth, our Winnipeg dentist may determine that a dental implant can help restore the look and function of your smile.

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Dental Implants, Winnipeg Dentist

Replacing Missing Teeth

A dental implant is a small titanium screw that is surgically placed into the area of the missing tooth. The implant will then bond with the jaw bone in order to function as the missing tooth root.

The implant becomes the new anchor for your tooth. The takes up approximately the same amount of space as a natural tooth root. 

Once placed, dental implants can help prevent the surrounding teeth from shifting, resolve bite issues or jaw pain, and help restore facial tissues and appearance.

Why Replace Missing Teeth

A missing tooth causes a gap between other teeth, which leaves you at risk of your other teeth shifting out of place. The jaw bone around the area could begin to deteriorate, resulting in facial collapse or impairing your ability to eat and talk.

The Dental Implant Procedure

The procedure of getting a dental implant requires the implant itself (a titanium screw) and an artificial tooth replacement.

The screw is implanted in the gum area missing the tooth in order to function as the missing tooth root. As the tissue heals, the implant bonds with the bone and attaches to the gums.

The healing process typically takes between 3 and 6 months. Post-healing, our patients will return to the office to have the procedure completed.

At this final appointment, your dentist will attach a tooth replacement, such as a dental crown, bridge or denture, to the implant to create the look and function of a tooth. 

Dental Implant FAQs

Read the answers to our most frequently asked questions about dental implants at Fort Garry Dental Centre

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