dental implants in Woodbridge

Untreated dental trauma, periodontal disease, cavities can all lead to the same outcome: extraction of tooth. Once the tooth is missing, it is best to not wait too long and replace the missing tooth with a Affordable dental implants . Waiting or living with a missing tooth can cause several dental issues ranging from trouble eating, uneven bite, shifting of teeth and facial sagging. 

What is a dental implant? 

Dental implants are small titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone and act as the artificial root. Titanium is biocompatible, and is easily accepted by the body without triggering host immune response. Therefore, after surgery the implant is able to osseointegrate or fuse with the bone in the jaw as you heal. The titanium implant serves as replacement for your tooth root. It constantly stimulates your jawbone preventing bone loss and serves as an anchor and foundation for the implant crown. 

Why is it important to replace missing teeth? 

Missing teeth can cause a variety of oral health problems and impact your smile and confidence. Gaps or holes in the smile can compromise the remaining teeth and make them susceptible to falling out or shifting out of position. It can affect the and shift your bite and lead to attrition (wearing of the teeth) and increase the chance of you developing Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). TMJ disorder impacts your jaw and can be painful. Missing teeth can also lead to bone loss because the natural tooth root serves as a stimulant for your jaw bone. Once that is missing or extracted the stimulation is missing and jaw bone starts to weaken and this can change the appearance of your face and smile. It is important to replace missing teeth as it restores your ability to speak, chew and digest properly. 

Dental implant procedure

At the first visit, the treatment site will be anesthetized or numbed, once profound anesthesia is achieved, a titanium implant will be placed surgically into the jawbone. It takes approximately three months to heal. During this time the implant successfully fuses with the jawbone. After the implant has fused, abutment is placed on top of the implant. An abutment is a small post that is a connection between your implant and the crown. A digital scan is taken after abutment has been placed and the scan is used to design the implant crown, bridge or denture. Once the implant restoration is placed , your smile will look natural and you will feel like you never lost a tooth. To explore dental implants in Woodbridge, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us today.


We understand that visiting a dentist can be stressful, so keeping that in mind we have designed our office to create an atmosphere that is both calming and relaxing.

  • 12719 Apollo Dr, Woodbridge,
    VA 22193
  • (571) 513-7117

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