dental implants

After receiving his doctorate from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Darshan Naidu pursued advanced post-graduate training in dental implants from Dr. Arun Garg in Miami, where he completed the full series of implant seminars.

An Overview of Dental Implants

Dental implants are the most advanced and comfortable way to replace missing teeth. They are increasingly popular because they provide a permanent solution that functions, looks, and feels like your own natural teeth.

Dental implants have lightweight titanium root forms that are surgically placed into the jawbone. As the bone heals, it bonds with the root form, integrating it and providing a strong base that can support a custom porcelain crown. The entire structure is solid and durable enough to anchor bridges and partial or complete dentures.

One of the advantages of replacing missing teeth with dental implants is that the root forms help preserve the jawbone itself. Without tooth roots, the jawbone is naturally absorbed by the body, which can lead to facial collapse and the inability to wear traditional dentures.

The Bradenton Dental Implant Process

Dr. Naidu will begin by listening to and addressing your ideas and concerns. He will then get a complete medical history to ensure that you are a good candidate for dental implants and will plan out where the implants need to be placed.

Dr. Naidu will then arrange for a three-dimensional CT scan to show the exact placement of the nerves, blood vessels, and nasal sinuses and the amount and quality of bone support available.

He will refer to this information when he surgically places the root forms. Even if you have less than optimal bone structure, Dr. Naidu with his multi-specialty surgical colleagues can perform bone grafting to provide a solid placement for implants.

After your implants have integrated with the bone, Dr. Naidu will restore them. He will create porcelain crowns or dentures that have the same depth of transparency and color variations found in natural teeth.

Caring for your dental implants is the same as caring for your natural teeth. You will continue to brush and floss and get regular checkups. The result can feel like having your own teeth back again.

Choosing Implant-Supported Dentures

If you choose to have dental implants to secure any form of dentures, the results can have significant advantages. To begin with, the implanted root forms, making them feel solid and secure, will support the dentures. You’ll be able to eat normally. It will be like having your own natural teeth back.

They will also leave your hard palate free, giving you better articulation in speech and a better eating experience. In addition, the implants will prevent the absorption of your jawbone that always occurs when there are no natural teeth. To learn more about traditional dentures, visit our dentures page.

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If you would like to find out what dental implants can do for you, call our office or visit our Schedule An Appointment page.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update

It has always been our number one priority to create a safe and healthy environment for our patients, our staff, and their families. As a leading dental care provider in our community, we would like to take the opportunity to assure our patients that we are taking additional measures as needed to maintain the level of excellent care that you have come to expect.

We are diligently following the ADA recommended action of rescheduling non-emergency appointments for our patients. We will be reaching out to scheduled patients to rebook, and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Our number one priority has always been the health and safety of our patients. Please rest assured that we are following local and national updates daily and will continue to maintain the highest level of safety and patient care that you have come to expect. If you have any questions regarding your future appointments, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We will be posting additional updates as needed to keep our community and patients informed of the latest information regarding the current health situation.

Thank you for being a part of our practice. We appreciate your continued trust and confidence and look forward to seeing you at your next appointment.

Sincerely,

Dr. Naidu & the Naidu Dental Team