Dentistry Forest Hills

Dental Implants

What is a dental implant, and how does it work?

What are the benefits of dental implants?

Are you a candidate for dental implants?

What is involved in the implant procedure?

Implants can improve your appearance, confidence, and freedom.


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If something happens to your natural teeth, you can continue to live confidently with Dental Implants
Forest Hills
available at Apple Dental Health Services, P.C. Unlike dentures and bridgework, implants are
a solution proven by experience to last for many years. They look and feel like your natural teeth, and
eliminate the worry of slipping or coming loose.

For more than two decades, dental implants have been used successfully with people just like you — a
safe, medically proven alternative that delivers confident living. Choosing us can get you most advanced
services for Dental Implants in Queens available today.


Glossary of terms

Surgeon: Refers to the clinician who places the implant into your jawbone.

Restorative Dentist: Refers to the clinician who fits your replacement teeth.

Prosthesis: Your artificial tooth or teeth.

Abutment: The piece that connects to the implant and allows the replacement tooth to fit on top of the implant.

Edentulous: Without teeth. Patients are fully edentulous when they are missing all of their teeth. Patients are partially edentulous when they are missing only some of their teeth.

Osseointegration: The biological process where the surrounding bone attaches to the dental implant.

Resorption: When teeth are missing, the surrounding bone begins to shrink. This unhealthy bone loss can make your jawline recede.

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