Learn more about dental implants!

Learn more about dental implants!

Have you heard about dental implants, and you are excited to learn more about them? Well, you will be happy that, in this video, Dr. Amin will explain important details about the abutments used in dental implants cases.

In the video, you will learn about two major classifications of abutments: pre-fabricated and custom abutments. Dr. Amin, our Los Angeles implant dentist will inform you about specific benefits and drawbacks of each type, as well as explaining the different uses that pre-fabricated and custom abutments have in dental implants cases.

Restoring your dental implants is critical to your long-term dental health, which includes minimizing your risk for bone loss in the future. Rest assured, Dr. Amin is well-experienced and skilled to create your dental implants for a breathtaking, healthy smile.

When you choose Dr. Amin, you will receive top-notch, award-winning dentistry. When you come in for your consultation, Dr. Ramsey Amin will patiently listen to your concerns, and help you decide if dental implants are right for you.


 
Below is the photo series of the dental implant restoration using my patient’s existing custom abutment.


 

 

 

 

(from L to R: This is how the patient came to me with her existing temp in place, a picture of the abutment after I reshaped it, and the final porcelain crown and corrected gum line appearance).

 


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2 thoughts on “Learn more about dental implants!

  1. Stephan Giles

    I was wondering if a patient needed an upper molar implant if they could have the option of doing a full zircoia implant and by-pass the titanium kind? I am worried about long-term effects of titanium in the blood. Great blog…VERY informative and comprehensive

    Thanks!

    Reply
    1. Ramsey Amin DDS

      Hi Steve,

      Keep in mind that Titanium has been in use since the mid 1960’s. It has a very long track record of success and literature to support its safety. Zirconia is a good material but it is does not have long-term data to support its use yet. I wouldnt put it in my own mouth yet and possibly not ever. Time will tell.

      I think we talked on another post too???
      Hi Steve,

      Keep in mind that Titanium has been in use since the mid 1960’s. It has a very long track record of success and literature to support its safety. Zirconia is a good material but it is does not have long-term data to support its use yet. I would not put it in my own mouth yet and possibly not ever. Time will tell.

      I think we talked on another post too???

      Ramsey A. Amin, D.D.S., D.A.B.O.I.
      Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology /Implant Dentistry
      Fellow-American Academy of Implant Dentistry
      Burbank, CA

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