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FAQs about Dental Implants

Learn All You Need to Know about Dental Implants in Washington DC

Thanks to major scientific breakthroughs in dental processes, anyone can now enjoy metal-free dental implants comfortably. These are, by far, the best alternatives in natural bridges for patients suffering from tooth loss. They are made of ceramic zirconia, which is attractive and naturally white, making it look more real, as if you never lost a tooth at all.

If you’re thinking about getting dental implants in Washington DC, these FAQs provided by Dr. Vajdi can help you out:

1.) How is the metal-free dental implant different from the dental bridges?
A traditional dental bridge may be made of metal or porcelain. In terms of application, the dental implant is applied into the jawbone like how a natural tooth is done but without affecting the close tooth structure. Additionally, since it mainly uses zirconia material, it has a more stable physical property, it does not corrode or easily breakdown and does not accumulate plaque, making it a good investment.

2.) How long does a dental implant last?
Metal-free dental implants last longer, even for a lifetime because it is made from zirconia – a strong and durable material that can hold the implanted tooth together sustainably. As long as they're taken care of like the rest of your natural teeth, they have a promise of lasting a very long time.

3.) Does the metal-free implant cause bone loss?
No. In fact, dental implants help stimulate bone loss prevention by tightening and strengthening the jaw structure.

4.) Are ceramic implants easier to clean?
Comparing to the conventional bridges, metal-free dental implants are easier to clean. They are easily accessed during normal dental care sessions. Also, since they do not accumulate plaque, they keep the gums and the bones strong.

5.) Who can use the dental implants?
Anyone can be a candidate for dental implants. The best thing to do is to consult your DC dentist for check-up and approval.

6.) Are metal-free dental implants really effective?
The success rate really varies among individuals. If the person who needs the implant has commendable hygiene, then there is a 95% percent success rate.

Dr. Vajdi encourages all patients who have suffered from tooth loss to reach out to him regarding dental implants in Washington DC. We don't want anyone to feel uncomfortable or too shy to share their smile with the world, so call us today at (202) 822-3787 to learn more and schedule your consultation today.