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Dental Implants – Lexington, KY

The Next Best Thing to Real Teeth

Dental implants are a state-of-the-art and comfortable way to replace missing teeth as well as stabilize a denture or a partial. Drs. Feck, Combs, and Wilson can restore most types of implants to their natural function, leaving you feeling confident about your smile. Numerous types of implants and restorations are available. The choice of dental implant depends on the amount of jawbone available for implant retention, the patient’s overall health, and the restoration desired by the patient. Our team will complete a thorough exam to help you choose what type of implant fits your needs. Through constant innovations and research, smaller implants with decreased healing time and less expense have been developed for patients in need of tooth replacement.

Why Choose Dental Wellness of Lexington for Dental Implants?

  • Nationally recognized as experts in dental implants
  • Entire procedure performed under one roof
  • Sedation dentistry guarantees a painless experience

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are the only tooth replacement that brings back an entire tooth from root to crown. A small titanium post is used to recreate the root structure, and this, in turn, supports a new crown, bridge, or denture. This comprehensive approach has several benefits compared to other treatments:

  • Security: Unlike other replacements that rely on the remaining teeth or gums for support, implants are anchored within thick jawbone material, meaning patients never have to worry about their new teeth slipping or moving unexpectedly.
  • Appearance: Dental implants sit within the gum line just like natural teeth and are topped with 100% custom-made restorations, helping them blend into any smile.
  • Bone Retention: The jawbone typically starts to shrink after teeth go missing, but dental implant roots can stop and even reverse this process. They are the only treatment that can do this.
  • Lifelong Solution: With minimal maintenance, a patient can rely on their implants lasting for 30 years or more.

Indications for Dental Implants

No matter how many teeth you might be missing, dental implants can be used to help rebuild your smile!

Missing One Tooth

For a lone gap in the smile, a single dental implant root and crown can be placed between two healthy teeth without affecting them at all. This is a much less invasive approach compared to a traditional bridge in which the neighboring teeth have to be filed down to support the prosthetic.

Missing Multiple Teeth

A small number of implant roots can be used to support a partial denture or dental bridge. These can replace numerous teeth throughout the mouth, and thanks to the implants, patients will enjoy a hold and stability a traditional dental prosthetic simply can’t offer.

Missing All of Your Teeth

Instead of having to replace each tooth with an individual implant, a full denture can be secured to the jawbone using just four to six well-placed roots. Implant-retained dentures not only look more natural than traditional ones, but they also restore more of a patient’s bite strength as well, enabling them to eat a wider variety of foods with ease.

Start to Finish Convenience

Most other dental offices have to refer their implant patients to an outside specialist to have their new roots surgically placed into their jaw. This bouncing between different offices adds expense and stress to the implant process, which is why Dental Wellness of Lexington is happy to provide the entire procedure ourselves from beginning to end. From your first consultation all the way until you walk out of our office with a renewed smile, you’ll be able to work with the same dentists and team that you trust.

Dental Implant Training

For the last 20 years, our own Dr. Feck has taught dental implant Clinics both in Lexington and around the country in order to help dentists learn more about utilizing this fantastic treatment. He has received universal praise and multiple awards for his Clinics, and he's undoubtedly helped countless patients through his students. This dedication to expertise and education is a big part of his approach when treating his own patients as well, so when you come to get dental implants at Dental Wellness of Lexington, you can trust that you’re only experiencing the best.

Patients have the opportunity to get deeply discounted implant work through these Clinics by participating in them, but the availability for spots is solely based on need. To learn more and see if you qualify to be a part of the next class, click here.

Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

Every dental implant treatment we provide is completely tailored to each unique individual, and because of this, the cost of the procedure can vary quite a bit from patient to patient. Factors such as the number of implants, the location of the missing teeth, and the type of restoration used can all influence the final price. Before beginning your treatment, our team will go over all pricing information with you so there are never any surprises throughout the process.

While it’s true that dental implants tend to cost more upfront than other traditional options, they also last dramatically longer as well, which usually helps patients save money over all. Unlike with a regular bridge or denture that needs to be replaced every five to seven years on average, dental implants can be trusted to look great and function normally for decades on end, meaning a patient will spend thousands less on periodic maintenance.

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