In 1965, a Swedish physician named Per Ingvar Branemark completed the first-ever dental implant surgery using a titanium rod to restore a person’s tooth. Branemark officially became known as the father of modern dental implantology and thus began the history of dental implants.
Nowadays, dental implants are a mainstay for almost every restorative dental procedure like crowns, bridges, and implant-supported dentures.
Dr. Cardon at Table Mountain Dental in Arvada, Colorado, is a family dentist and an expert in implant surgery who has restored the smiles of hundreds of patients. In this blog, we’re taking a look at what dental implants are, what the procedure entails, and what benefits dental implants have.
Dental implants are titanium screw-like posts surgically drilled into your jawbone to replace your tooth root. Once healed, implants form the base for the placement of crowns, bridges, and dentures.
Implants are the best option for you when you:
A dental implant procedure includes three main phases:
Dental implants come with a wide range of benefits. The most notable are:
Curious to know more about implants? Reach out to Dr. Cardon at Table Mountain Dental. To contact us, call (720) 749-2711, request an appointment online, or visit our office at 6410 Miller St #15, Arvada, CO 80004.
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