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Dental Implants

There is good news for those who have lost teeth due to gum disease or injury. Dental implants are a safe and effective way to restore your ability to chew and speak properly. Not to mention increase your confidence!

Improve Your Smile with Dental Implants in St. Catharines

Do your missing teeth cause you pain and embarrassment? Are you ready to restore your smile? Your missing teeth might make you a little uncomfortable. Perhaps you struggle to bite and chew. Or maybe your remaining teeth have shifted crookedly to compensate for the gap. Let us help. At Dentistry on Vine, our team strives to improve the function and appearance of your teeth with dental implants in St. Catharines. Whether you’ve lost a tooth to periodontitis (gum disease), decay, or injury, we help you find the path to a happier, healthier, more confident smile.

You Don’t Have to Live with Missing Teeth for Long

If you have missing teeth, come to Dentistry on Vine for a consultation. Our dentist, Dr. John Kit, will review your dental history. He’ll examine your teeth to make sure you are an appropriate candidate for dental implants. With our dental implants in St. Catharines, you can then experience a new smile and a new bite.

Implant Dentistry Benefits

Why choose dental implants? Missing teeth often damage your mouth, bite, and entire facial symmetry. Gaps in your mouth impair your ability to eat food and often contribute to further loss of remaining teeth. Dental implants replace natural tooth roots with titanium posts or screws, which provide a strong foundation for permanent and replacement teeth. Implants look natural and come with many benefits, including:

  • Improved appearance – Implants fuse with the bone and look like your own.

  • Improved function – Implants restore facial tissues and resolve bite problems.

  • Improved speech – Implants take the place of poor-fitting dentures and let you speak without worrying.

  • Improved comfort – Implants improve bite and resolve joint pain in the jaw.

  • Improved self-esteem – Implants restore your smile and might help you feel better about yourself.

  • Improved oral health – Implants allow for easier access to teeth during brushing and flossing.

Discover More About Dentistry on Vine’s Dental Implants

For over 45 years, dental implants have been the treatment of choice for patients who need to replace missing teeth. This is because implants act like natural teeth. They anchor into the bone like the roots of your teeth.

An implant consists of two parts: a root made from biocompatible metal and a custom made crown which attaches to it. Implants rely on titanium, an inert metal proven effective at fusing with living bone. After we’ve inserted your dental implants in St. Catharines, they only require regular dental checkups as well as normal brushing and flossing to maintain optimal oral health. Your teeth will look better and enable you to speak and eat better, too.

Implant Dentistry Procedure

Once all the necessary information is gathered, the implant is carefully placed in the bone and usually a three to four month period is required for the implant to integrate or fuse in the jaw. Then a permanent restoration is custom fabricated to fit on top of the implant. At Dentistry on Vine, we encourage all patients to commit to good oral hygiene and regular dentist visits. Our team aims to educate all patients on the long-lasting benefits of caring for dental implants.

Schedule Your Appointment

Dentistry on Vine offers flexible scheduling at a centrally located office in St. Catharines. Since 1988, we have been offering wide variety of dentistry services to the greater Niagara area.

Our team includes Dr. John Kit, two dental hygienists, and two dental assistants. With a group of diverse dental health professionals, we aim to make you comfortable and provide you with empathetic care.

To schedule your dental implants in St. Catharines, call us at 905-935-4603. We’ll create a plan to ensure your smile looks and functions at its best.

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