Looking for dental implants in Chicago? Drs. Dow and Fisher have extensive experience and expertise in dental implants, which provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Someone who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything, and he or she can smile with confidence, knowing that teeth appear natural, and that their facial contours will be preserved.


What are dental implants?

Dental implants are small titanium posts which are surgically placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. The bone fuses with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Small posts are then attached to the implant, which protrude through the gums, to anchor the artificial replacement teeth. Your dental implants in Chicago can also help preserve facial structure, preventing the bone deterioration that occurs when teeth are missing.

Evaluation for Dental Implants

If, like many others, you feel implant dentistry is the choice for you, we ask that you undergo a dental/radiographic examination and health history. During these consultation visits, Drs. Dow and Fisher, or an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon referred by our practice, will address your specific needs and considerations. Your questions and concerns are important to us, and our team will work with you very closely to ensure your dental implants in Chicago are successful.

Dental implant procedure

For most patients, the placement of dental implants involves two surgical procedures. First, implants are placed within your jawbone. For the first three to six months following surgery, the implants are beneath the surface of the gums, gradually bonding with the jawbone.

Once the implant has bonded to the jawbone, the second phase of your dental implants in Chicago begins. The surgeon will uncover the implants and attach a small healing collar. Drs. Dow and Fisher can then start making your new teeth. They will take an impression, and then connect posts or attachments to the implants, in order to anchor the replacement teeth. The entire procedure usually takes three to six months, and most patients do not experience any disruption in their daily lives.

Make an appointment today!

Dental implants have been life-changing for many of our patients, allowing them to once again eat, speak, and laugh with comfort and confidence. To book your consultation for dental implants in Chicago with Dr. Dow or Dr. Fisher please call us at (312) 372-4845 today.

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