for anchoring prosthetics
Edward R Mattie DDS PC
Michael E Mattie DDS
219 Maple Ave.
North Haven, CT
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Long standing reputation
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When you arrive, arrive early for your first appointment and bring
your insurance ID card a list of current
any X-rays that you have
Dental implants simply represent a method of helping to replace teeth in areas where none existed before whether the teeth in these areas never developed, were recently lost or were lost quite a long time ago. Their objective is to give anchorage to either crowns and/or bridgework or denturework by attaching to underlying bone.
Type and amount of jaw bone present
Systemic indices and pertanent medical history
Anatomic position / angulation for implants
Esthetic expectations of the patient
As treatment with implant varies widely and requires a long span of time to allow for proper healing, each person considering implants has to be evaluated to assess several clinical and radiographic variables to include :
Implants do offer the possibility of replacing single or multiple teeth. Their longevity and success depend on the body's acceptance of them and an outstanding dedication to one's oral hygiene. Periodic evaluation and checkups are of the utmost importance in helping to maintain health.