Smile in a DayMerritt Island, FL

Your teeth have many important responsibilities. They allow you to bite, chew, and speak properly. Along with these jobs, your teeth also play a critical role in the health of your jawbone. When you lose your teeth, all of these functions and more are affected. Dental implants are a popular treatment for replacing missing teeth.

However, it can often take several months before you can get your final teeth. At Florida Prosthodontics, we can help you to avoid the wait and get your permanent teeth right away with Smile in a Day.

Effects of Tooth Loss


When you lose your teeth, it affects every aspect of your life:

The quality of smile decreases.
Your confidence suffers.
It becomes more difficult to bite and chew food. This can impact your digestion and your nutrition.
Speaking becomes more challenging.
Your jawbone begins to lose mass, which causes it to start changing shape. This eventually leads to alignment issues for your remaining teeth. You may be faced with bruxism and TMJ disorder.

 

What Are Dental Implants?


Dental implants are a modern treatment for replacing missing teeth. This treatment uses small titanium posts, which are surgically implanted into your jaw, to provide support for your replacement teeth. A versatile treatment, dental implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth or an entire arch of missing teeth. The titanium posts rely on a process known as osseointegration. This is the fusion of your bone to the posts, which stabilizes them within your jaw. The ceramic crowns that replace your missing teeth are screwed into place on these posts.

Getting Your Teeth in One Day


Typically after implant surgery, a set of temporary teeth are set into place, which stays there until you have fully healed. The amount of time it takes for you to heal from implant surgery can take several weeks to several months depending on how many posts were placed. Then, once your jaw has healed, it takes two additional appointments to get the crowns. At Florida Prosthodontics, we can provide you with your final restorations the same day that you have your implant surgery performed.

How exactly is this possible? Rather than waiting until after you have healed from surgery to take impressions of your mouth, we take digital impressions before your surgical procedure. Using CAD/CAM technology, we can design replacement teeth that will fit perfectly. The information is sent to our in-house milling machine, where your teeth will be created. When you arrive for your dental implant surgery, your new teeth will be ready and waiting for you. As soon as your surgery is complete, your teeth will be screwed into place.

Benefits of Smile in a Day


Smile in a Day provides you with the same benefits as any other dental implants. Your teeth look, feel, and function just like natural teeth. They are comfortable and easy to care for. They also protect the health and integrity of your jawbone. Other benefits of Smile in a Day include:

You get your permanent replacement teeth the same day that your implants are placed.
You do not have to worry about temporary restorations.
Fewer office visits are required.
Many patients experience less pain and swelling after surgery.
Healing is often faster.


Dental implants look, feel, and function just like your natural teeth, and with Smile in a Day, you can now enjoy the results without the lengthy wait. Call Florida Prosthodontics today at (321) 635-1175 to schedule your consultation and find out if Smile in a Day is right for you.

Benefits of Metal-Free Crowns

Metal-free crowns offer numerous benefits:

They blend in seamlessly with the rest of your teeth.
They are biocompatible and will not irritate your gum tissue.
They are not sensitive to temperature fluctuations.
Just like any other crown, they protect the tooth, preventing further damage and infections.
They help to prevent the need for an extraction.


Metal-free crowns restore both the functions and the appearance of your damaged teeth, giving you back a healthy, beautiful smile. Call Florida Prosthodontics today at (321) 635-1175 to schedule your consultation.