What Are Implants
What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a permanent new root for a missing tooth. It is a titanium screw that is placed into the jaw bone. An abutment and crown is then placed on the implant to provide a new tooth that is permanent and looks just like a natural tooth.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants look and feel just like real teeth, they are permanent, you can eat the foods you want without any fear of embarrassment, and they procedure is very successful and fairly inexpensive.
Who can place a dental implant?
Dr Yuryk is trained to perform implants in his own office in Northbrook, IL. In some cases Dr. Yuryk will recommend you to an oral surgeon or periodontist that will perform the procedure.
How much do implants cost?
The price of your dental implants will vary based on how many implants you are having placed, amount of insurance coverage, and more. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Yuryk to determine a price for your implants and a financing plan if necessary.
Do dental implants hurt?
No. A local anesthetic will be given before the procedure so that you do not feel any pain. If you have anxiety or fear you should discuss sedation options with Dr. Yuryk.
How long do implants last?
When cared for properly, implants should last a lifetime. Proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits are essential to the success of your implant.