Dental Implants and Implant Restorations in Fountain Valley, CA
Restoring Gaps in the Smile at Bijan Family Dental Practice
Bijan Modjtahedi, DDS is constantly learning new skills and reinforcing his existing knowledge in order to provide his patients the most beneficial treatments to their smile. Dental implantology is a field Dr. Bijan has studied thoroughly, allowing him to perform the complete dental implant treatment at his practice. Bijan Family Dental Practice places and restores dental implants for patients in Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, and the surrounding communities.
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are a tooth replacement option for patients who do not want to rely on traditional dentures or bridges. This advanced tooth replacement solution is comprised of three parts: the implant post, the abutment, and the implant restoration.
The implant post serves as an artificial tooth root that is fused directly to the jawbone and supports the rest of the implant.The implant restoration is the visible tooth, or teeth, which fit within a smile; crowns, bridges, and dentures can all be fabricated to serve as the implant restoration, depending upon how many teeth need to be replaced. The abutment is the connective piece holding the restoration and the post together and is sometimes a part of the implant post.
Creating your Dental Implant Treatment Plan
The first step to getting dental implants is to have your implant post placed within the jawbone. After carefully planning the placement site, our Fountain Valley implant dentist uses guided surgery to make sure each post is placed effectively. Once the successful surgery and subsequent healing period are complete, the posts are secure enough to host the abutment and restoration.
The reason the implant post is as effective as it is in supporting dental implants is because it is made of titanium. This body-safe metal is unique in that it fuses to bone matter over time. By integrating directly into the jaw, the titanium implant post becomes as secure as a natural tooth root would have been.
Dental Implant Restoration by our Fountain Valley Cosmetic Dentist
The final step to receiving a dental implant is to add the dental implant abutment and restoration to the secure implant post.
The dental implant restorations our Fountain Valley dentist uses are often made of porcelain. Dental porcelain has a strikingly similar appearance to natural teeth; the color, translucence, and texture of a porcelain crown or bridge are often difficult to tell apart from that of a real tooth. Porcelain is also strong enough to stand up to the daily stress of chewing and speaking without cracking. By using porcelain for your dental restorations, Dr. Bijan is able to restore both the appearance and the functionality of your smile.
Call Us for Your Dental Implant Needs
Bijan Family Dental Practice proudly provides dental implants to patients in Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, and the surrounding communities. To find out if implants are right for you, call Dr. Bijan today and schedule an appointment at our practice!