New Port Richey and Trinity, FL Dentist
James C. Lewis, DMD
4101 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34655
(727) 372-7887
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Dental Implants in New Port Richey & Trinity, FL 

Before development of dental implants, dentures were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth. Dental Implants New Port Richey Trinity FL

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Dental implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, dental implants can be used to attach dentures.

Is Implant Dentistry Right For You?

Not everyone is a candidate for a dental implant, however. For a successful dental implant to take hold, a candidate must have proper bone density and have a strong immune system. In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene.

Dental implants are so well designed that they mimic the look and feel of natural teeth. Dental implants are usually made of a synthetic yet biocompatible material like metal or ceramic.

Dental Implant Surgery

Surgery is necessary to prepare the area for an implant and place the dental implant in the mouth. Following the procedure, a period of time is required for the dental implant to take hold and for bone tissue to build up and anchor the device. In some cases, metal posts are inserted into the dental implant during a follow-up procedure to connect the tooth.

Because dental implants require surgery, patients are administered anesthesia and, if necessary, antibiotics to stave off infection following the procedure.

Like any restoration, dental implants require diligent oral hygiene and proper care to ensure they last a long time.

Interested in Dental Implants from James C. Lewis, DMD?
Call our New Port Richey / Trinity, FL office at (727) 372-7887!

Dentist New Port Richey FL James Lewis DMD

James Lewis, DMD

Dr. James Lewis prides himself on establishing personal relationships with his patients so he can help make their dreams of having a beautiful, healthy smile come true...

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