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How To Prepare For Dental Implants

June 3, 2016
Posted By: Dr. Lucio H. Kim
Dental Implant Preparation in Glendale CA, Dr Lucio H. Kim, DDS

It's exciting to consider dental implants as an option for restoring your missing tooth! Dental implants are by far the best investment you can make in restoring your smile and your oral health. This is because they replace both your root and your tooth, which restores and protects the integrity of your teeth and jawbone. If you're considering 91207 dental implants, Dr. Lucio Kim is your premiere dental provider, and he can guide you through the entire process from start to finish. Here are some things you can do to prepare for your dental implant treatment.

An Initial Consultation

Meeting with Dr. Kim is the first place to start to determine if you have enough healthy bone structure to support your dental implant. He can determine this with a thorough exam and x-rays. The good news is that if you're lacking enough bone structure, a bone graft may be an option for you in order to build up your bone so it can properly support a dental implant. Dr. Kim can advise you on this treatment procedure as well. Bone grafting is making dental implants a reality for almost every patient!

Complete Any Outstanding Dental Work

In order for dental implants to be successful, you also need to be in good overall health and have optimum oral health. If you have any outstanding dental work that needs to be done such as fillings, crowns or other repairs, now is the time to complete that work to make sure that your oral health is top notch before your implant procedure. A thorough cleaning to remove any plaque or tartar build up is necessary to ensure that there are no periodontal issues happening in your mouth. After your implant is completed, with regular cleanings and check ups, it can potentially last for a lifetime.

Dr. Kim and his team are here to guide you through your implant treatment every step of the way. We can complete the procedure for you from start to finish, so you'll never have to visit another office during your treatment.

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