Dental Implants


Dental Implants are root-form devices that are used to replace missing teeth. They may also be used to secure Dentures and Fixed Bridges. Dental Implants have been around since the 1950′s and have been undergoing changes ever since then. People who have lost their teeth due to Gum Disease, Tooth Decay, Failing Dental-Work Root Canal failure and Injury are usually considered to be candidates for Dental Implants.

The procedure of placing Dental Implants is utilizes a Team concept with Dr. Heimke and an Implant Surgeon. Once your exam is complete with Dr. Heimke and his Implant Surgeon the results are reviewed. We will develop a comprehensive treatment plan, catered to your individual needs. Dr. Heimke will go over the entire plan in detail so you are fully knowledgeable a nd prepared and ready to proceed. Fees, payments and financing options will then be discussed that will best fit your budget. Dr. Heimke is a Cosmetic-Implant Dentist from Cleveland, Ohio with offices in Rocky River an d Sandusky. He will make the dental implants restorative choices available very clear so that you can choose the implant option that is best for you.

The procedure of placing dental implants is detailed. Most patients will have to have 2 Phased procedures done. The first procedure involves placing the implants in the jawbone. The second procedure done 3-6 months later after the dental implants have bonded to the bone, and the Finalization of the Smile can be completed.

If the conditions are right, often Dental Implants can be placed immediately at extraction, All on 4,5,6 and Prettau Bridge. Also, if the conditions are right, implants can have the teeth placed on the implants immediately to replace one tooth or all of the teeth.

Dr. Heimke, your Cleveland Dental Implant Dentist will determine if the patient is a candidate for this. Dr.Heimke is Highly trained in this procedure called “All on 4“ and the Prettau Implant Bridge, and teaches these Techniques to Dentists Nationally.

Dr. Heimke and his Team can use if applicable, 3D CBCT (Cone Beam) Scan technology to see clearly the available bone, plan and develop to precisely place implants with his Implant Surgeon.

After the implants have bonded to jaw bone, the Dr. Heimke can begin making teeth for the second phase of the procedure. Your implant dentist must take an impression to make sure that new teeth are the right fit. Dr. Heimke then places the new teeth over the attachments. This whole procedure can take up to 4-12 months to complete. Most patients are able to continue their normal life, but they are advised to eat soft foods throughout the recovery process.

There are many benefits that can be reaped from getting Dental Implants. One of the immediate benefits is a more beautiful smile. Teeth are one of the first things that people notice so when a person has missing teeth, it can cause him or her to have low self-esteem. Dental implants can help give people their confidence back so that they can smile again. Dental implants also resemble natural teeth, so most people will be unable to tell if a person is wearing them.

Missing teeth make it extremely difficult for a person to chew. That is why many people have to switch give up some of their favorite foods. Dental Implants can help a person enjoy his or her favorite food again.

Convenience is another advantage of having dental implants. They last for a long time so a person does not have to worry about replacing them every few years. Also, dental implants do not get cavities. Additionally, a person does not have to worry about taking them out them every night. Call Dr. Heimke today, 888-255-3588, for Dental Implants in Cleveland. Serving Rocky River, Beachwood, Cleveland, Akron, Westlake, Sandusky, Ohio.

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