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Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved. Patients with dental implants can smile with confidence.

Dental implants are stronger and more durable than their restorative counterparts (bridges and dentures). Implants offer a permanent solution to tooth loss. Additionally, implants may be used in conjunction with other restorative procedures for maximum effectiveness. For example, a single implant can serve to support a crown replacing a single missing tooth. Implants can also be used to support a dental bridge for the replacement of multiple missing teeth, and can be used with dentures to increase stability and reduce gum tissue irritation.

The implants themselves are tiny titanium posts that are e surgically placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. These metal anchors act as tooth root substitutes. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Small posts that protrude through the gums are then attached to the implant. These posts provide stable anchors for artificial replacement teeth.

Implants also help preserve facial structure, preventing bone deterioration that occurs when teeth are missing.Surgical Advances

Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Reubel is often able to place single stage implants which requires only one round of surgery. Since these implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them there is less pain and discomfort. However, it does require a minimum of 8-12 weeks of healing time before the final teeth are placed.

Implants are a team effort between an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a restorative dentist. While Dr. Reubel performs the actual implant surgery, initial tooth extractions, and bone grafting if necessary, the restorative dentist (your dentist) fits and makes the permanent prosthesis (crowns). Your dentist can also make any temporary prosthesis needed during the implant process.



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Biography: Dr. Reubel is Ivy League educated. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and a DMD, both from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been in private practice since 1983 in the Cincinnati Ohio area. He has been chairman of oralsurgeoncincinnati.com

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