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Temporary Office Hours for the month of April:

Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday: Closed
Monday: 11:00am-5pm
Wednesday, Friday: 11:30am-5pm
Saturday: 8am-2pm

13327 Moorpark St., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 584-2274
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Implant Dentistry

Implant Dentistry

Losing a tooth due to injury, dental decay, or gum disease can happen, however, in order to avoid drifting of and heavier forces onto the adjacent teeth, it is important to replace the tooth that has been lost. Missing teeth can be replaced with fixed bridges, removable dentures as well as a more modern procedure known as dental implants.

One of the most significant dental innovations in recent times, an implant is a small surgical fixture made of biocompatible metal or ceramic materials that is placed into the jawbone and functions similarly to the root of a tooth. In the same way that natural root supports the natural crown of your tooth, an implant once it fully integrates with the surrounding bone, provides a stable and durable foundation for a replacement tooth. Implants often support a crown for an individual tooth, but can also be used as abutment teeth for a dental bridge, or strategically placed to help stabilize a denture.

Out of all the restorative choices available today, an implant comes the closest to replicating the look, feel and function of a natural tooth. Furthermore, it is the only method of tooth replacement that does not require the involvement or preparation of the adjacent teeth. A dental implant also stimulates bone remodeling to prevent shrinkage in areas where teeth are missing and helps to restore facial contours in areas where significant bone loss has occurred.