Types Of Dental Implants

Whether you are missing one tooth or an entire arch of teeth, we have a solution for you. At our office, we’re dedicated to providing you with exceptional dental implant solutions tailored to your unique needs.

Each smile is truly one-of-a-kind, deserving individualized care and a restoration tailored to its distinct needs. At the office of Clifton E. Nakatani, DDS, MSD, we understand the importance of comprehensive, personalized care, and that includes the innovative realm of dental implants. 

Below, we invite you to learn about the variety of dental implant options available in modern dentistry. To select an implant solution for you, contact our Sacramento, CA office to schedule a consultation!

Single Tooth Implants

When it comes to replacing a missing tooth, a single dental implant can be the most effective solution. Single tooth implants consist of three components: the implant itself, which acts as the root; the abutment, which holds the replacement tooth; and the crown, which is the visible part of the tooth. This three-part structure ensures a sturdy, long-lasting replacement that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. By mimicking the natural structure of your tooth, it can provide a seamless, natural look and feel.

Implant-Supported Bridges

For patients missing several teeth in a row, implant-supported bridges may be the preferred choice. Traditional dental bridges rely on adjacent healthy teeth for support, which may put unnecessary strain on these teeth. However, implant-supported bridges use dental implants for anchorage. This not only preserves the adjacent teeth but also provides a more robust and reliable base for the bridge. This solution restores the function and beauty of your smile while providing long-term stability.

Full Arch Restoration

Full arch restoration, or full mouth dental implants, are a comprehensive solution for those missing most or all of their teeth in the upper or lower jaw. This advanced method utilizes as few as four strategically placed implants to support a full set of replacement teeth. This can be a life-changing solution, offering a complete transformation of the smile. Not only does this restore full function and aesthetic appeal, but it also helps maintain the shape of the face and bone structure of the jaw, which can be compromised with extensive tooth loss.

The Importance Of Dental Implants

Dental implants aren’t just about enhancing the appearance of your smile. They play a significant role in preserving oral health by preventing bone loss, maintaining the alignment of adjacent teeth, and allowing for normal chewing and speaking functions. Implants are durable, long-lasting, and, most importantly, they can significantly improve your quality of life.

Your Top Choice For Implant Needs

At the office of Clifton E. Nakatani, DDS, MSD, we believe in empowering our patients with the knowledge they need to make the best choices for their oral health. We are committed to providing personalized care, and that means finding the right type of dental implant to suit your unique needs.

Our expertise in the field, coupled with a caring and patient-centric approach, ensures that we can restore not just your smile but your confidence and overall well-being. We understand that the journey toward a healthier smile is personal, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Investing in dental implants is not just about restoring your smile, but reclaiming your life. Schedule a consultation with us today and discover how Dr. Nakatani can help you bridge the gap to a brighter, healthier smile. We look forward to being a part of your journey toward impeccable oral health and a radiant smile. Call today!

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