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Single Tooth Implant – Lakewood, CO

Complete Your Smile with a Dental Implant

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You never expected to have an incomplete smile, but you are now among the 120 million Americans who are missing at least one tooth. Now, you live with new frustrations as you struggle to chew your favorite foods and you cannot pronounce certain sounds clearly. Not to mention, you find yourself hiding your mouth when speaking and smiling because you are insecure about your appearance. At Lakewood Complete Dentistry, we understand your quality of life has suffered. Dr. Vincenzo Artino can help you enjoy the next best thing to your real tooth using dental implants in Lakewood.

What are Single Tooth Implants?

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Traditionally, a bridge and crowns replaces a single missing tooth. Although it is effective, it does require you to permanently alter healthy teeth, and it never feels natural because it only replaces the visible portion of your tooth. A dental implant is the only option to treat both the root and the crown.

A biocompatible implant post is surgically placed into your jaw to act as a new root. This stimulates your jaw to encourage new bone growth. Not only does this preserve your bone density, but it also causes your jaw to fuse the post. The creates a stable foundation for your replacement tooth while also offering the potential to last for a lifetime.

After your jawbone fuses to the post, a second minor surgery is needed to attach an abutment to the post, which acts as a connector piece. A couple of weeks after it is placed, a custom-made crown is attached to it. The restoration is carefully crafted to match the appearance of your real teeth to create natural-looking results.

How Much Does a Single Dental Implant Cost?

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There is no set price you can expect to pay for your new smile because the cost is based on your personalized treatment plan. During your initial consultation, your dentist in Lakewood, Dr. Vinnie provides you with a custom estimate and discusses the cost of each phase of your treatment. Often, you can use your dental coverage to lower the amount you need to pay. Although it will not cover the entire cost, it can lower certain aspects of it. Our office accepts a variety of payment options to make it affordable for any remaining balance.

Why Choose Lakewood Complete Dentistry for Dental Implants?

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Dr. Artino strives to enhance his patients’ lives through high-quality dental care. Besides earning his dental degree, he is supported by extensive hours of continuing education in a diversity of advanced dental services, including implant dentistry. He combines his qualifications and experience with the latest technologies to ensure the long-term success of your new smile. Dr. Vinnie, your trusted implant dentist in Lakewood, creates the personalized treatment plan you need to complete your smile using a solution that can last for a lifetime.

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You can invest in your quality of life using a permanent option to replace your missing tooth. Contact Lakewood Complete Dentistry today to see if a dental implant is the right option for you.