FAQ: What You Should Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants have changed the way dentist rebuild smiles post tooth loss. Dental implants are a suitable replacement option for patients missing a single tooth, or for patients with a full arch of missing teeth.  Drs. Monroe & Monroe offer full-service dental implant treatment plans all from the comfort of our Pinehurst, NC dentist office.

 Our patients are often apprehensive about seeking treatment for their missing teeth but dental implants help ease many of those concerns.  Drs. Monroe & Monroe help patients tailor their treatment plan to their unique needs and goals for optimal results. 

 

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Dental Implant FAQ

Dental Implants are now the standard in missing tooth replacement options. Dental implants are prosthetic teeth that mimic the natural structure and function of the human tooth. The implant post is surgically implanted into the jaw and provides the dental restoration with a secure anchor. To better understand how the treatment works, check out some FAQs about dental implants.

Is the dental Implant procedure painful?

The safety and comfort of our patients are at the core of what we do here at our dentist office. Drs. Monroe & Monroe will discuss sedation options prior to the surgical phases of the implant placement. We offer a full range of sedation dentistry options and Dr. Kameron Monroe is a member of the College of Sedation Dentistry. All patients are screened prior to receiving their sedation options and are closely monitored for safe and comfortable treatment. 

Are dental implants expensive?

Dental implants are a life-changing investment in your oral health and quality of life. The long-term benefits of dental implants often prevent more advanced dental concerns from developing and ultimately may save patients money.  A dental implant is less likely to need repairs and maintenance and allow patients to live healthier lifestyles. 

What if I need additional dental treatments?

Patients who have had missing teeth for some time may require additional dental treatments to fully restore their smile. If additional treatments are necessary, Drs. Monroe & Monroe will discuss the importance of restoring the whole smile with the patient.  We provide sedation dentistry options so you may receive more than one treatment in a single sitting. 

Will I have to see multiple specialists?

Drs. Monroe & Monroe offer full service, in house dental implant treatment plans for patients near Pinehurst, NC. Drs. Monroe & Monroe provide comprehensive dental implant treatments for the convenience and quality of care eliminating the need for additional visits to specialists. 

Do dental implants require special care?

Dental implants require no more maintenance than your natural teeth. For long term success, your dental implants rely on healthy gums and surrounding teeth to thrive, just like your natural teeth. Regular oral hygiene,  brushing and flossing regularly and biannual dental check-ups with Drs. Monroe & Monroe should keep your dental implants healthy for a lifetime of smiles.

Does my insurance cover dental implants?

Your dental insurance may cover part of the cost for dental implants. Our dental team will help you maximize your benefits.  Our Pinehurst, NC dentist office also offer interest-free financing through Care Credit and can help you build a phased treatment plan for easier budgeting. 

 

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