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Philadelphia area dentist describes the dental implant procedure

Dr. David Spilkia and the team at his practice are committed to assisting families in the Philadelphia area and beyond achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. If tooth loss occurs, our team may suggest using dental implants to bring back their smile’s natural appearance and functionality

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What is a dental implant?

When patients first hear about dental implants, they want to learn more. They find out that these restorations are commonly used in addressing missing teeth. Dental implants are made of titanium which is a metal that is biocompatible with the body and does not rust. By placing these tooth root replacements into the bone of the jaw and restoring them, they can bring back the functionality patients require for smiling, eating, and speaking.

What is the procedure for the placement of dental implants?

The first step is determining candidacy. Patients should have sufficient bone structure to ensure placement of the implant is successful. They must also have a healthy smile free from periodontal disease. Once patients are determined as viable candidates for dental implants, the procedure begins. The implant is placed into the bone and is restored with a crown, bridge, or full denture. All of this depends on the specific needs of the patients and is discussed before the procedure begins. The best part of dental implants? With proper care, most patients enjoy their implants for the remainder of their life, making it one of the best investments in the smile that a patient can make!
Dr. David Spilkia and his Philadelphia area team are proud to provide patients with dental implants and many other tooth restoration solutions including dental bridges and dentures. Contact his practice at (267) 463-2777
to schedule an appointment and initial evaluation to determine if dental implants are appropriate for your smile!
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Dr. David Spilkia - David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Dr. David Spilkia has been attending to the dental needs of the communities of Philadelphia, PA for almost three decades and is trusted by his patients. Having started his education at The City College of New York and graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983, he practiced dentistry for a few years, before starting the David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 1988.

Among the range of cosmetic and general dentistry procedures provided by Dr. Spilkia are restorative dentistry, dental implants, smile makeovers, and Invisalign orthodontics.
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