Smile with Confidence!
Change the way your smile looks and functions with dental implant surgery performed by Dr. Jeff S. Luffey, DDS. If you have one or several missing teeth, dental implant surgery is the ideal way to permanently restore the health and beauty of your smile. Whether you recently lost a tooth or have lived with missing teeth for years, dental implant surgery can help you regain the functionality. With dental implants, you will regain the ability to speak, chew and smile with confidence.
Dr. Luffey is an implant dentist who is able to provide full mouth reconstructions that treat every tooth in your mouth through a variety of restorative and cosmetic dental techniques, including dental implants.
What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are small titanium posts inserted directly into the jawbone where there are missing teeth. Metal anchors substitute your tooth root. The anchors are surgically placed into the jawbone (restorative dental surgery) and the bone bonds with the titanium to form a strong foundation for the teeth. The small titanium posts are then attached to the implant. These posts act as stable anchors to replacement teeth.
Dental implants actually enhance your overall health as the bone in in the mouth where teeth were lost is strengthened and maintained by placing implants, preventing further atrophy and degeneration of the jawbone. Dr. Luffey is truly an artist in the area of placing dental implants and other dental restorations, achieving a natural look that restores the beauty and functionality of your smile.
Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?
Very few medical conditions prevent the placement of dental implants. You should be in overall good health and have a commitment to good oral hygiene, including daily brushing and flossing as well as regular dental checkups and teeth cleanings. Patients who smoke, drink alcohol or have diabetes have a lower success rate with dental implants. Overall, dental implants have a 95% success rate.
Full Mouth Reconstruction
Full mouth reconstruction restores every tooth in your mouth and revives the health of your gums. If you choose full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Luffey will work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that includes dental implants, gum disease treatment and TMJ disorder treatment. The end result of a full mouth reconstruction is a beautiful smile that brings back your confidence in your appearance and allows you to eat and speak comfortably.