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Dental Implants

What Is A Dental Implant?

A Dental implant is a replacement tooth made of a titanium post with a replacement tooth (crown) attached to the top of it. Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth, several teeth, anchor a dental bridge, or a full arch of teeth.

Dental implants act, look and feel like natural teeth and they can last a lifetime if properly placed and cared for. Dental implants have proven to be a long-lasting, stable way to replace teeth. Dental implants have many advantages over other forms of tooth replacement, through advances in modern technology they are easier and less invasive than ever, most patients can benefit from them. At North County Dental Group, we offer a Complimentary Dental Implant Consultation to see if Dental implants are right for you. To make an appointment call (858-749-4802), or press click here.

What are the advantages of Dental Implants

  • Dental Implants look, feel and act like natural teeth

  • Dental Implants can (and when properly placed and maintained should) last a lifetime

  • Dental Implants prevent bone loss

  • Dental Implants can help prevent facial sagging and premature aging

  • As opposed to bridges with Dental Implants you don’t have to shave down to structure of the adjacent teeth

Who are candidates for Dental Implants?

Developments in CT technology, bone grafting methods, and implant design have made it so most patients can benefit from dental implants. In fact in some cases, with the All-On-Four procedure, Dr. Henriod or Dr. Meserkhani can use specifically placed implants to use the best bone available, eliminating the need for bone grafting. These technological innovations make dental implants more affordable and widely available than ever.

Make an appointment today to see if you are a candidate for Dental Implants.

The North County Dental Group Advantage

At North County Dental Group we have two Dental Implant Specialists in Dr. Joel Henriod and Dr. Meserkhani, as well as our general dentist Dr. Christensen who also places Dental Implants. Dr. Henriod and Dr. Meserkhani lecture nationally and internationally on the subjects of Dental Implants, Full-Mouth Reconstruction, and on the All-on-Four or Revitalize (new teeth in a day) procedure. Dr. Meserkhani is a fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, a certification awarded to less than 500 dentists in the United States. Dr. Henriod is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and has placed thousands of Dental implants going back to his residency in Periodontics. Dr. Henriod, Dr. Meserkhani, Dr. Christensen and Dr. Coleman work together as a team to plan your specific implant case, and determine the best possible outcome for you. North County Dental Group is unique in that all three of our dentists teach other dentists on proper implant placement and restoration.

"You'll be greeted by our warm smile and leave our office with a beautiful smile." - Dr. Paul Coleman