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Dental Implants – Metairie, LA

A Healthy and Permanent Way to Replace Teeth

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Are you missing one tooth, multiple teeth, or all of your teeth? At Second Line Family Dentistry, we offer dental implants to replace missing teeth and restore your smile to its full function, health, and beauty. Dr. Mayda Ferguson is experienced in restoring dental implants in Metairie with beautiful dental crowns, bridges, and dentures. She will partner with a trusted surgeon for the placement of your dental implants, and after they’re done healing, you will come back to our office for your restoration. Read on to learn more about this replacement option and the advantages that dental implants can bring you.

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants offer patients a wealth of benefits, including:

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  • A comprehensive solution that mimics the natural tooth structure
  • Restored ability to eat and speak with the confidence of a secure smile
  • Better oral health with stable restorations
  • Maintained health of remaining natural teeth
  • Preserved and strengthen jawbone
  • Easy to clean
  • Can last for a lifetime with proper care

Indications for Dental Implants

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Dr. Ferguson will consider each patient’s unique needs before making any recommendations for treatment. When dental implants are a viable option following tooth loss, she will not hesitate to recommend implant dentistry. A truly comprehensive solution for one, two, or many missing teeth, nothing rebuilds a smile better than dental implants.

Missing Single Tooth

If you’re missing a single tooth, Dr. Ferguson will use an implant-retained crown to restore your smile. This dental crown will be custom-made to match your natural smile, giving you a seamlessly complete set of teeth.

Missing Multiple Teeth

If you’re missing multiple teeth consecutively, your gap can be filled with an implant-retained dental bridge. This personalized dental prosthetic literally bridges the gap in your smile. Dr. Ferguson uses dental implants on either side of the gap to anchor your bridge, which allows for a sturdy and strong restoration.

Missing All Teeth

Are you missing all of your teeth? Our expert dentist in Metairie can replace your whole smile with implant-retained dentures. Using strategically placed dental implants to anchor your prosthesis, Dr. Ferguson can give you the most natural looking and feeling smile if you’re missing most or all of your teeth.

Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

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There are various factors that contribute to the cost of your dental implants. In order to provide a precise estimate, Dr. Ferguson will need to examine your mouth to check your oral health and the number of teeth you’re missing. Additionally, the type of restoration that you need will factor into the overall cost of your dental implants, which is why a visit to our office is recommended for a better understanding of the total price.

Healthy patients whose tooth loss is recent are usually good candidates for dental implants. The only way to know for sure is to visit Second Line Family Dentistry. Patients in Metairie, Kenner, New Orleans, Luling, and all surrounding Louisiana communities can benefit from dental implant care thanks to Dr. Ferguson. Schedule an appointment with the caring, attentive team that listens to you today!

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