A dental implant is a titanium post designed to replace missing teeth. The post is surgically placed into the jawbone where the tooth is missing, and provides a more permanent solution.
Crowns and conventional bridges or dentures may not be your only options when replacing missing teeth. For some people, dental implants offer a smile that looks and feels very natural. Implants are surgically placed below the gums over a series of appointments, then fuse to the jawbone. Implants offer stability because they fuse to your bone, a process called osseointegration. Integration of the implants into your jaw also helps your replacement teeth feel more natural, and some people find the secure fit more comfortable than conventional substitutes. Candidates for dental implants must have healthy gums and adequate bone to support the implant.
Reasons for Dental Implants
Training, experience, and credentials
When you choose an AAID-credentialed dental implant dentist, you can rest assured you’re choosing an expert with the education, training, experience, and proficiency to evaluate your needs, design a personalized treatment plan, and successfully complete it.
In addition to earning the AAID Fellow or AAID Associate Fellow credentials, AAID members can also achieve certification and validation of their proficiency by becoming Diplomates of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID), which was chartered by the AAID in 1969.
Dr. Cory Nguyen is a Diplomate of the ABOI/ID.
The ABOI/ID Diplomate designation symbolizes the highest level of competence in implant dentistry.
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