Dental implants can create a well-functioning smile that enhances self-confidence and overall health. Dr. Travis Howard at Paola Family Dentistry offers dental implants for patients in Paola, Miami County, Kansas.
Dental implants provide many benefits which can include any of the following:
Dental implants are used as a replacement of the tooth’s anchoring roots. The most common types of dental implants are with a titanium screw that is anchored into the jawbone. This screw serves as a post in which a custom-made tooth attaches to. They mimic teeth as close to nature as possible. Dental implant restorations have three parts:
The process of dental implant procedures usually works in stages.
Anyone with missing teeth is a candidate for dental implants regardless of how old you are. However, it is not advised to receive dental implants during in the early teen years. The best time to place a dental implant is at the time of tooth extraction, or shortly thereafter.
At Paola Family Dentistry, we accept most major PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) insurances. We will file all PPO insurance claims as a courtesy to you, and all applicable copays and deductibles will be owed at the time of service. This is a list of some of the major insurances we accept. If you do not see your PPO insurance listed here, please feel free to call our office to confirm. Even if we are not contracted with your PPO insurance, we will still file the claim for you! If you do not have insurance, or your insurance is not a PPO plan, check out our Dental Membership Solution! Please Note: For Cigna, we only accept Cigna DPPO.
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