Dental Implant FAQ
Dental Implants: Your Questions Answered
New To Dental Implants? This Is Where To Start
While not intended to be a substitute for a personalized, face-to-face consultation with Dr. Aldo Espinosa, this FAQ does provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about dental implants. We hope you find this resource helpful! For additional information, please contact us directly in our Chula Vista, CA dental clinic. We’re eager to get you the help you need.
A dental implant is a sturdy replacement tooth. Dental implants have three parts: a threaded, screw-like titanium post that replaces your tooth root, a highly durable crown, and an abutment, which links the other two parts together.
Dental implants are the most natural-looking and durable replacement for missing or severely damaged or decayed teeth available today. They enable you to eat, speak, laugh, and smile without discomfort or concern. Dental implants can restore your confidence and boost your quality of life.
Dental implants are made of top-quality materials. With proper care, they can last your lifetime!
Dental implant posts are inserted directly into your jaw and eventually become a permanent part of your body. You can normally be fitted with temporary crowns (or restorations) the day of your dental implant placement, so you can resume normal activities almost immediately. Your final restorations will be placed at a later appointment after the implant site has completely healed.
We offer IV sedation, nitrous oxide, oral anesthesia, local anesthesia, or a combination of these to keep you stress- and pain-free during your placement procedure. Be assured your comfort is always our top priority here at Bonita Del Rey Dental Care.
If you’ve suffered bone loss in your jaw, we will need to rebuild the bone through bone grafting before your jaw can support implants. In addition, any unsalvageable teeth that you plan to have replaced will need to be removed to make room for the dental implants. Both of these procedures can generally be completed the same day as your dental implant placement.
This depends on the current state of your teeth. After a thorough examination, Dr. Espinosa will determine whether you need one, several, or all of your teeth replaced with dental implants.
Many factors determine your final cost, including the number of implants you need and any additional procedures that we may need to perform. The best way to determine your actual cost is through a personalized consultation with Dr. Espinosa.
We can generally place your dental implants in a single visit. The dental implants can take up to six months to completely heal and permanently fuse with your jawbone.
Give your dental implants the same care and attention you’d give natural teeth: brush and floss twice daily and return to our Chula Vista, CA office for regularly scheduled cleanings and exams.
Contact us for a consultation! We’ll listen to your needs, conduct a thorough evaluation, and determine if you’re a candidate for dental implants. From there, we can schedule your dental implant placement.
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Meet Our Doctors
Here at Bonita Del Rey, we are confident that our expertise and customer service surpass that of other dental offices in Chula Vista, and they assure their patients that they will receive a superior level of care.
Dr. Aldo Espinosa, DDS
With more than 20 years of experience providing for the local community’s dental needs; Dr. Aldo Espinosa served as a visiting scholar at the prestigious Loma Linda University, has collaborated on the latest dental implant textbook “Remote Anchorage Solutions For Severe Maxillary Atrophy” and became an active member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He combines an extensive training on the most advanced dental implant techniques from around the world with the most sophisticated 3D printing technology on more than thousands dental implant cases placed here in San Diego, CA.
Dr. Mariano Oviedo, DDS
Dr. Mariano Oviedo decided at a very young age he wanted to be a dentist, he loved the combination of precision and compassion. Dr. Oviedo was born and raised in Argentina, graduated with honors from dental school in La Plata, Argentina in 2005 and continued to practice private dentistry specializing in implants and cosmetic dentistry for over 10 years. While still in Argentina, he was offered the opportunity to become a professor at the prestigious University of Buenos Aires where he taught Post-Operative Dentistry for 5 years.
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