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The Benefits of Dental Implants at W Dentistry

Dental implants are a stable solution for replacing teeth that you have lost due to decay, gum disease, or injury. They are the best way to restore your smile, prevent bone loss, and improve the health of your gums.

Dental implants provide an opportunity to maintain your natural smile and reduce the risk of dental problems in the future. At W Dentistry, we know that tooth loss is a stressful process, and finding a solution can be overwhelming. That is why we walk you through every step of the way and answer all of your questions about your treatment plan so that you can be confident and relaxed when deciding what is best for your dental health.

How Do Implants Work at W Dentistry?

Essentially, a dental implant replaces the root of the tooth. Your jaw bone grows into and attaches to grooves in the implant surface, forming a secure, long-lasting bond. After the implant has fully healed and achieved bone stability, we’ll attach an artificial tooth to the top of the implant. This results in a natural-looking, permanent replacement for the missing tooth that functions like a natural tooth. You will be able to eat all of your favorite foods with implants and they are easy to floss and brush. Even patients that have no remaining natural teeth can benefit from dental implants. We also offer implant overdentures or All-on-4 implant dentures, where we place up to four dental implant posts in the upper and lower jaw, and a complete set of dentures are attached to the implant posts. Unlike traditional dentures, All-on-4 dentures are anchored into place, don’t slip, and keep your jawbone healthy. You will have an entirely new set of healthy, beautiful, and natural-looking teeth.

Our Minimally Invasive Process

When facing dental surgery, our staff at W Dentistry knows that can be an overwhelming feeling. That is why we use high-tech and minimally invasive treatment options to maximize your comfort while explaining to you every sedation option available.

Our Easy to Care For Dental Implants

You don’t need to do anything special to care for your dental implant. Just brush and floss normally, and visit us at W Dentistry regularly for teeth cleanings and exams. Dr. McBrayer will usually recommend a nightguard after any implant or crown and bridge restorative work to protect your nice, new teeth from destructive clenching and grinding while you sleep.

Long-Lasting Dental Implants

Dental implants last for 30 years or more, and with proper oral hygiene and care, they can endure the rest of your life. They are the “gold standard” in dentistry for replacing missing teeth for a reason – they have the best proven long-term success rate of all the options.

Looks & Feels Natural

Dental implants are natural-looking, so they will make you feel more confident and proud about your smile. They are also the most studied dental implant procedure with a 99% success rate for adequately retained implants!

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

To be a good candidate for dental implants, patients need to have a strong and healthy jaw. Sometimes, additional procedures are necessary to give your jaw bone the necessary foundation to support your implant. Your mouth must also be free of any significant oral health issues, and if there is any issue, it must be resolved before the implant procedure. If you’re a smoker or use any other type of oral tobacco, this can severely impair the healing and recovery process and may lead to complications during your treatment. Therefore we strongly suggest stopping the use of these products before getting dental implants. Speak with our experienced dentists at W Dentistry to see if dental implants are the right choice for you!

FAQ's About General Dentistry

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues. If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.
Why do regular dental visits matter?
Regular dental visits are important because they can help spot tooth decay or gum disease early on, when treatment is likely to be simpler and more affordable. They also help prevent many problems from developing in the first place. Visiting your dentist regularly is also important because some diseases or medical conditions have symptoms that might appear in the mouth.
What can I expect on my first visit?
During your first dental appointment, we will begin by gathering all of the necessary information to determine your dental health. We'll take X-rays and examine your mouth for any problems that might need treatment. After cleaning you up, it's time to discuss all your dental solution options.
What insurance companies are you contracted with?
Although we do not contract with any insurance providers, we are able to accept most dental insurance on an indemnity basis. We will check with your insurance company to determine your out-of-pocket cost, and then get the claim started for you.

Because we accept dental insurance on an indemnity basis, you will need to pay for your services before we can begin any dental work. We accept cash, credit or one of our convenient financing options. Your insurance company will then reimburse you within a few weeks.

Schedule Your Appointment

If you have questions about your dental health or you’d like to book your next appointment we are here to help!

Give us a call today to schedule an appointment with our W Dentistry Lubbock dentist office to maintain your dental health! Call us at 806-780-4911 or fill out our online contact form to request your appointment today!