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Dental Implants Briarcliff Manor | Dental Implants Ossining


Dental implants can restore your ability to smile, chew and eat your favorite food as well as restore your Self Esteem!

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are artificial structures that a dental surgeon inserts into a person’s jawbone. A person may need an implant if they have lost one or more teeth. A dental implant is a structure that replaces a missing tooth. With screw-like devices, the surgeon inserts an implant into the jawbone, and it acts as an anchor for an artificial tooth, called a crown.

A device called an abutment connects the artificial tooth to the dental implant which are a artificial removable teeth.

Advantages of Dental Implants:

  • They are more natural and comfortable

  • They have a higher success rate

  • Dental implants improve chewing function

  • lead to a lower risk of cavities developing in nearby teeth

  • lead to better maintenance of bone at the site of the lost tooth

  • cause decreased sensitivity in nearby teeth

  • do not need to be taken out and cleaned every night

Types of Dental Implants:

  • Endosteal implants are the most common type. A surgeon embeds them in the jawbone, and each can hold one or more artificial teeth.

  • A surgeon affixes a on top of the jawbone. Dental surgeons choose this option for people who do not have much height to their jawbone.


According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, around 3 million people in the United States have dental implants, and this number increases by about 500,000 every year.

Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth to multiple teeth depending on your dental needs. It is a long term solution for missing teeth.

What are the steps involved in receiving implant dentistry?

  • The first step is to place the Titanium implants. These dental implants will remain covered for approximately 3-6 months. During this time, the dental implants fuse to the bone. This is particularly useful when front teeth are being replaced.

  • It involves uncovering the dental implant and attaching a pillar to each dental implant which will serve as the foundation on which the teeth will be placed.

  • Placement of the new teeth to suit individual needs to provide a natural appearance.
    Teeth over these implants can be either fixed or removable depending on the individual needs. In both instances, the teeth will be fixed securely so as to enjoy everyday life without worry.


Are Dental Implants expensive?

The cost of implant dentistry depends on the type of dental service required. On an average, it can range anywhere between $3000-$6000 for dental implants in New York.


Information Sources:

Specialty Dentistry

Oral Hygiene

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