Dental Implants In Mesa, AZ

WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS?

Did you know that dental implants have been found as far back as the Mayan civilization? It’s true. Archeologists have found evidence of pieces of shell, found hammered into a woman’s jaw in a sort of rudimentary dental implant.

Of course, these days it’s a far more comfortable (and sterile!) process.

For well over 30 years, dental implants have been a popular and permanent solution to replace missing teeth.

A dental implant mimics the actual formation of a real tooth, using its placement within the root to stabilize the crown. It requires a surgical procedure but also includes anesthesia to minimize any discomfort.

It is also commonly split into more than one visit. As a full surgical procedure, it is prudent that the mouth is allowed time to heal in between procedures, particularly where the gum tissue is concerned. Based on your specific case and the procedure needed, the team at Eastport Dental will give your recommendation for the best course of action, along with a detailed treatment plan.

Natural in both feel and function, what’s most impressive is that dental implants actually work to restore your natural bone, fostering growth until eventually the implant and natural bone fuse into one.

While an implant can serve as an anchor for a replacement tooth, the implant itself is often the replacement tooth, serving as both an effective and attractive substitute to the real thing in the event of damages.

By removing dentures and bridgework from the equation, patients have a permanent and attractive solution to missing teeth!

dental implant mesa azIn order for a tooth to be held in place, there must be something under the gumline that attaches to the bone in order to keep it in place during a lifetime of heavy use and regular wear and tear. This is where the implant comes in.

The dental implant uses titanium metal roots that are placed under the gum line and directly into your bone socket. Once in place, the implant serves as a new root in the same place where your natural tooth used to be embedded.

An implant uses a support post called an abutment that looks like a tiny, little screw, connecting the implant with the crown or replacement tooth before the crown is finished cosmetically to your liking.

There are two different types of implants: endosteal and subperiosteal. Endosteal implants go directly into your jawbone, while subperiosteal implants go on the bone, placed between the bone and gum tissue.

Implants are typically preferred over bridges, because they are self-sufficient, relying on the root for support rather than the surrounding teeth. This way, the implant is able to get the support needed from the jawbone, rather than having to add extra pressure and damage to any other teeth!

They are a permanent solution, serving to anchor the crown, bridge, or denture that is replacing your missing natural teeth. Implants ensure these pieces remain rooted in place and do not move or affect any of your day to day activities like eating, chewing, or during sleep.

Implants are a natural selection for any patient, because the implants themselves are natural. Over time, they actually anchor into your natural bone - the jawbone slowly fuses to the implant throughout the regrowth period. The durability of implants are impressive, as well, lasting over 30 years of daily chewing, biting, and grinding.

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There are a number of reasons why you may be a good candidate for dental implants:

  • One or more teeth are missing
  • Your jawbone is fully grown and there is sufficient bone available to serve as a foundation for the implant
  • Dentures are not a feasible option for you
  • You are interested in improving your speech

Dr. Huynh will review your specific case to make the best recommendation for you personally; this is a process spread out over several months, so it is imperative that you have the flexibility in your schedule to allow for a proper healing period.

Our team at Eastport Dental will show you the best ways to maintain and care for your new implant to ensure the longest lifetime possible.

An implant may be more expensive than non-surgical options, due to the time, labor, and materials involved; however, the process is just one and done. Your implant will not require ongoing maintenance, care, or supervision, and it also will not require removal.

Restore your smile today with a dental implant and begin a new lifetime of dental health!

Great dentist office i have been going here for my dental work for 25 years.The dentist are great and the office staff is very helpful, good honest people
John Landis
John Landis
03:11 03 Apr 19
I've been coming here for years.I just went for a checkup. The staff has always been nice and knowledgeable. Mary is the most thorough dental hygienist I've...
Angela M.
Angela M.
10:53 02 Apr 19
Mary is very gentle, educational, takes time out to explain any procedures she is doing. Always puts your comfort first while having your teeth cleaned and checked. Looks for any unusual signs of sores in the mouth. Ask for any questions that I might have regarding discomfort with my teeth or partials. Always know I had great care while at Eastport Dental..
Carol Kovach
Carol Kovach
03:07 02 Apr 19
Mary Hoffmann is excellent. Very friendly and patient with you. Her only negative is she is a Green Bay Packer fan. But that’s a product of her upbringing 😂 Dr. Hyuhn is very knowledgeable and well-versed on the latest techniques and technology. I have been a patient of this office for over 20 years and have always been treated well under Dr Hyneman and that has continued since his retirement. Their pricing is fair and reasonable.
Dick Wilkin
Dick Wilkin
02:38 02 Apr 19
Mary Hoffmann is excellent. Very friendly and patient with you. Her only negative is she is a Green Bay Packer fan. But that's a product of her upbringing...
Dick W.
Dick W.
19:35 01 Apr 19
Dental cleaning extremely well done. Assessment/education of treatment service very well done. Friendliness and courtesy high. Had root canal and crown service performed. Dr. Huynh sensitive, artful/confident/skillful ensuring a positive outcome. I can drink ice water with confidence.
Charles Carlise
Charles Carlise
14:12 20 Mar 19
Dental cleaning extremely well done. Assessment/education of treatment service very well done. Friendliness and courtesy high.Update: Had root canal...
Charles C.
Charles C.
07:07 20 Mar 19
Cares for people with a nice smile. My family and grandchildren likes him lots..I got a tooth ache over the holidays and with in 2 hrs i had medication and pain was better next day. was worked in on Monday right away. i was so HAPPY.
Shirley Norsworthy
Shirley Norsworthy
04:41 12 Feb 19
GREAT PLACE TO GO VERY NICE AND FRIENDLY HELPFUL, THANKS ALOT.
Steven Turley
Steven Turley
01:12 12 Feb 19
They got me in right away for both of my appointments, and I am happy with my experience there - my new crown is perfect - I love that it can be made right...
Linda B.
Linda B.
21:47 05 Feb 19
Best dentist ever! Staff is amazing they are all very kind. I recommend this office!
Clarissa Mendoza
Clarissa Mendoza
00:31 31 Jan 19
Excellent visit as always. My periodontist always wants my x-rays taken at the dentist because they don't want to do them. These vertical bite wing x-rays are hard to do, but Mary the hygienist did them with no problem. My regular cleaning after the x-rays also was relatively easy (for me anyway!). I met Dr. Huynh who is the new owner of the practice. He is friendly, personable, energetic, and knowledgeable.
James Snyder
James Snyder
00:16 20 Jan 19
Dr. Huynh and his staff are absolutely the BEST EVER! I had to have an old crown replaced and the service and technology used by the Dr. and his staff are mind-blowing. The staff made me feel so comfortable and explained everything in detail. Dr. Huynh has the capability to custom design crowns and produce them right there on the spot so there is no waiting, no 'temporary' crown or coming back to get the permanent put on. It was a perfect fit and felt great immediately - not 'weird' like some crowns had in the past where I had to get used to them. I highly recommend Dr. Huynh. He makes you feel like you're family and treats everyone as such.
Rebecca Dixon
Rebecca Dixon
04:46 09 Jan 19
Cares for people with a nice smile. My family and grandchildren likes him lots..I got a tooth ache over the holidays and with in 2 hrs i had medication and pain was better next day. was worked in on Monday right away. i was so HAPPY.
Shirley Norsworthy
Shirley Norsworthy
22:27 29 Nov 18
The doctor was very knowledgeable and very helpful and very kind. His assistant Janet was AMAZING!!!! She was so sweet and explained everything to me that was going to happen so that I felt completely at ease and knew that I was going to get great care in this office!!!!
Kathy Odom
Kathy Odom
15:26 27 Nov 18
The doctor was very knowledgeable and very helpful and very kind. His assistant Janet was AMAZING!!!! She was so sweet and explained everything to me that...
Kathy O.
Kathy O.
07:29 27 Nov 18
Dr huynh is awesome. Very energetic and very informative. He is professional and he knows what he is talking about. Office is clean and staff is...
Robert H.
Robert H.
20:01 09 Sep 18

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