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Dentist in Philadelphia, PA offers dental implant placement and restoration

Dentist in Philadelphia, PA Area Offers Dental Implant Placement and Restoration

After a certain age, it is no longer cute to have gaps in your smile. While the early childhood years include the formation of the final smile, tooth loss that occurs in adulthood is unexpected. Without replacing your teeth, you may experience a variety of issues, which is why it is important to work with a dental practice and dental implant dentist in the Philadelphia, PA area to find out if dental implants are right for you!

What is a dental implant?

Dr. David Spilkia describes a dental implant as a tooth root replacement. The implant restoration is made to be inserted into the jawbone where a tooth once was. It stimulates the formation of bone which wraps around the implant to give it a strong and stable foundation. The top of the implant, called the abutment, is then restored with a crown, bridge, or denture.

Why choose dental implants?

There are various options available to patients to choose from when it comes to replacing one or more teeth. While dentures and bridges are viable options, many patients want something that will last a lifetime and will require little attention. Dental implants fit the bill and are commonly requested by patients who visit David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Below are a few other advantages to placing dental implants:

  • Dental implants are strong and durable, lasting many years with proper care
  • Dental implants maintain bone structure to ensure facial structure does not change
  • Dental implants are versatile and can be used for replacing one or more teeth in the smile
  • Dental implants look natural, ensuring that patients maintain their self-confidence even after tooth replacement
  • Dental implants are a smart investment in the smile, allowing long-term function and health

Who is a candidate for dental implants?

Dental implants are used for patients who require tooth replacement and want a permanent option. However, not everyone is a good fit for dental implants. Dr. David Spilkia and his team of professionals in Philadelphia, PA encourage patients to book an appointment and evaluation to determine if they are appropriate candidates for this or other dental restorations. Patients considering dental implants need enough bone structure to ensure the implant procedure is successful. Without enough bone, patients might need to consider an alternative, or they can discuss the advantages of undergoing bone grafting to prepare accordingly. During this appointment, patients should ask questions about the procedure to better understand how dental implants are used in tooth replacement.

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Do you have questions about placing and restoring a dental implant?

Dr. David Spilkia and his team are here to help patients find out more about tooth replacement options that may meet their needs. If you live in Philadelphia, PA and want to speak to a professional about the options available to you, we welcome you to call our practice for an appointment. Our practice is equipped to assist with general, cosmetic, and restorative solutions at 7052-56 Frankford Avenue and can be reached at (267) 463-2777.

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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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