Implant Candidacy - Austin, TX

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Who Is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

When it comes to replacing missing or compromised teeth, dental implants consistently emerge as the preferred solution due to their numerous benefits. At Union Dental Implant Center, we specialize in dental implants to help restore smiles and enhance oral health. One key advantage of dental implants is their broad eligibility, making them an excellent option for individuals seeking to rejuvenate their smiles.

While maintaining good oral and overall health optimizes outcomes, dental implant candidates vary in age and health conditions, including older adults and those with systemic health issues. Even individuals who smoke or have active periodontal disease can still qualify for dental implants.

Factors We Consider When Determining Candidacy

The majority of patients are eligible candidates for dental implants, with our focus on identifying individuals in good oral and physical health to ensure optimal outcomes. While age and systemic health challenges are not deterrents, we prioritize patients who maintain overall well-being, recognizing their significant impact on the success of dental implant procedures.

Although most individuals qualify for dental implants, several factors can influence candidacy. Patients must have healthy gums and adequate bone structure to support the implant and maintain good oral hygiene practices. To determine your eligibility for dental implants, we will schedule a consultation to assess your health and suitability for the procedure. Dr. Adam Carter and our team work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs and requirements.

Gum Health

Healthy gums provide a stable foundation for dental implants by offering essential support and as a barrier against bacterial infections. They contribute to the longevity of the implants and help expedite the healing process, ensuring seamless integration with the jawbone.

Regular oral hygiene practices, including brushing, flossing, and professional cleanings, are essential for maintaining healthy gums and optimizing the success of dental implant procedures.

Bone Volume

Achieving secure and stable dental implants relies on sufficient bone density in the jawbone. Candidates with bone loss may lack the necessary density for traditional implants. Our team will evaluate your bone density during your consultation to identify the most appropriate treatment plan.

If traditional implants are not feasible due to insufficient bone density, we offer advanced implant options like zygomatic and pterygoid implants, which utilize alternative anchoring techniques for enhanced stability. These specialized solutions cater to individuals with complex bone structure issues, ensuring a successful and durable dental implant restoration.

Systemic Conditions

Various systemic conditions can impact eligibility for dental implants, such as diabetes, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular diseases. These conditions may affect candidacy for implant surgery, potentially leading to complications or contraindications.

Considering these factors during the evaluation process is essential to ensure the most appropriate treatment plan is devised. Dr. Carter will carefully assess your medical history and overall health to determine the feasibility and safety of dental implant placement.

Physical Health

Good physical health significantly increases the likelihood of eligibility for dental implants compared to individuals with poor health. Chronic illnesses or conditions such as diabetes pose a higher risk of health complications that may impede the healing process following implant placement.

Smoking increases the risk of implant failure due to its detrimental effects on oral health and healing. During the assessment process, Dr. Carter considers these factors to ensure the safest and most effective treatment plan.

Unmatched Care. Innovative Technique. Advanced Technology

At Union Dental Implant Center, we specialize in providing exceptional care focused entirely on you, ensuring your dental implant treatment is exceptional. With our state-of-the-art technology and our team of implant specialists, we guarantee you’ll leave our office with a radiant smile that leaves a lasting impression on everyone you meet. Our personalized solutions are tailored to address your unique needs, whether you’re facing bone loss or missing teeth.

We take pride in working closely with you, surpassing all expectations to deliver your dream smile. From creating a customized treatment plan to offering personalized care throughout the implant process, we are dedicated to ensuring your satisfaction and confidence in your revitalized smile.

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