Affordable alternative to traditional dental implants
If you have lost a tooth or have missing teeth, you may be wondering what your options are for replacing those teeth. Dr. Patrick Moriarty offers mini dental implants, a convenient and affordable alternative to traditional dental implants. Mini dental implants not only replace missing teeth but can also be placed to stabilize a set of dentures. Schedule your appointment to learn more about ways we can restore your natural smile.
Benefits of mini dental implants
Unlike traditional implants, mini dental implants can be placed in areas where there is some bone loss. They do not require invasive surgery and we can place up to four implants at one time. Some of the key benefits of mini dental implants include:
- Gentler alternative to regular implants
- No surgery or sutures involved
- Can stabilize a set of dentures
- Results last a lifetime with proper oral hygiene
- More affordable than traditional implants
- Placed under general anesthesia
Best candidates for mini dental implants
You may be a good candidate for mini dental implants if one missing tooth or a few missing teeth in different quadrants. If you currently wear dentures and are having problems with those dentures slipping or causing irritation, a set of mini dental implants can secure your dentures in place. Many patients with bone loss who need dental implants can get what they need with mini dental implants.
You can trust Dr. Moriarty to take care of your smile with this innovative procedure. He has placed over 500 implants throughout his career and offers several options for patients who want to restore their smile.
What to expect with mini dental implants
Dr. Moriarty performs this procedure under mild anesthetic. There is no surgery involved since we just need to place an implant into the jaw by drilling a small hole in the jaw bone. Once the mini dental implant is stabilized, we can affix dentures on top. Dentures can still be removed for cleaning and mini dental implants can restore the function of your teeth immediately.
Even if you have some fear or anxiety about coming in for dental treatment, we offer sedation dentistry options to make your visit that much more manageable. Dr. Moriarty will make sure you are comfortable throughout treatment and afterwards.