While dental implants are one of the best ways to replace missing teeth, not everyone is a candidate. One prime example is when there’s not sufficient bone depth to place the implant into the mouth. This condition might be caused by
- Tooth loss,
- Changes in the bite,
- Gum disease, or
- Natural anatomy.
Fortunately, there are traditional dental implant alternatives that still promise durability and longevity: The Mini Dental Implant.
What Are Mini Dental Implants?
A “mini” implant is a functional dental implant with a smaller diameter. This allows our Oxnard Cosmetic Dentist to provide comprehensive implant therapy, without the added risk of prosthesis failure (due to lack of bone support.) Not only that, but you as a patient can avoid alternatives like
Depending on the type of mini implant used, some are even shorter in length than the usual implant design. This characteristic makes them easier to place in areas of bone loss.
Alternatives to Dental Implants
Mini dental implants can do almost anything a traditional implant can. A few examples include:
- Supporting an Overdenture (removable implant supported denture) for added stability
- Same day tooth replacement
- Supporting a smaller, single dental crown
Why Implant Supported Dentures?
Replacing all of your missing teeth at one time is no simple task. An effective alternative to placing multiple conventional implants is using as few as 2-6 mini implants to retain an overdenture.
Luckily, your implant supported denture tends to be smaller and more contoured than a conventional “plate” that’s held in place using suction or adhesives.
Anacapa Dental Art Institute provides in-house traditional and mini dental implants with Nobel Bio-care certified all on 4 implant experts. When it comes to quality, uncompromised implant therapy, our expert is the ones to trust. Call Anacapa Dental Art Institute today to Schedule A Complimentary One on One Consultation with Dr. Jivraj or learn more about our affordable financing plans.
ABOUT YOUR OXNARD, CA, DENTIST:
We look forward to providing families with exceptional care and advanced treatment options. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jivraj contact our Oxnard, CA, dental office today by calling 805-988-3320. Our office welcomes patients in and around Oxnard, CA, including Santa Barbara, Woodland Hills, Ventura, and the surrounding Southern California communities.