Looking for a dentist in Cary, NC that offers dental implants? You’re in the right place! Our Lane and Associates Cary dentist office has several periodontists on staff to provide a variety of periodontal services to our patients, including installing dental implants.
Dental implants are a great option for many people who may have lost a tooth to injury, infection, or other circumstances. They can also be a more permanent alternative to dentures, or a possible solution if you have a bridge that needs to be replaced. If you are interested in dental implants, contact our Lane and Associates team in Cary, NC at 919.589.0270 or request an appointment online to speak with a periodontist or Lane team member about if dental implants are right for you!
What are dental implants made of?
When it comes to dental implants, one of the most common questions we get is: What are dental implants made of? Most dental implants consist of three parts.
- The first is the base, which is essentially a screw, often titanium, that fuses with the bone in the jaw to provide a secure base for the implant.
- The second is the “abutment” or connector, which connects the tooth like top portion of the implant to the base. It is often hexagonal or octagonal in shape, and forms a secure connection between parts of the implant.
- The top part of the implant, the part that looks exactly like a real tooth, is called the crown. This is usually made of a ceramic material and is designed and shaped to look no different than a natural tooth.
Dental Implant Consultation in Cary, NC
Think dental implants may be right for you? Talk with one of our Lane and Associates periodontists or dentists in Cary about your options by calling our office at 919.589.0270 or requesting an appointment online. We can’t wait to help you craft your perfect smile and welcome you into the Lane family!