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What can Philadelphia patients expect at the Dentist during their Dental Implants procedure?

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Dental implants allow patients to restore their smile in a permanent manner after tooth loss. Unlike removable partial dentures and bridges, dental implants can provide Philadelphia area patients with a solution that can last a lifetime. These metal posts are surgically placed during a dental implants procedure and restored with a dental crown to act as a false tooth. With proper care, patients can enjoy their dental implants for a lifetime thanks to this amazing restorative treatment.
 
The dental implants procedure starts with a consultation appointment to determine one’s candidacy for treatment. Dental implants require patients to have overall good dental health and sufficient bone structure for the placement of the implant. An examination will be completed and x-rays will be taken to analyze the situation and ensure the patient can enjoy this restorative service.
 
The procedure is done in two phases. During the first phase, Dr. Spilkia will anesthetize the area. An incision is made in the gums where the implant will go, exposing the bone, and allowing the dentist to use a drill to create a hole for the implant. The implant is placed into this hole, and another component is used to hold the implant in place. Dr. Spilkia then stitches the gums. Over the course of several months, the process of osseointegration occurs. This stimulation of bone growth holds the dental implant securely in place in the jawbone and provides it with unsurpassed strength and stability.
 
During the second phase, the patient will come back to the dental office. Another incision is made and an abutment (connector) is attached to the implant. Then a dental crown, which is made in advance from impressions, is placed over the abutment.
 
Patients can take care of their dental implant in the same way they do their natural teeth. Brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist regularly is the best way to maintain a healthy smile-and a healthy dental implant.
 
If you live in the Philadelphia community and are considering a family dentist who is focused on providing quality general and cosmetic dentistry procedures to improve smiles, contact David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry today to schedule an initial visit and learn about his state-of-the-art facility and family-friendly practice.
 
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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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