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Dental Implants

Implants in Upland at Smileneeds Dental

There are many reasons why a tooth or teeth can fail and require removal. Decay, age, or dental trauma all contribute to ultimate tooth failure and the need for reliable dental prosthetics. Dental implants have created a way for patients with missing teeth to enjoy restored smiles and regain healthy function and aesthetics.

At Smileneeds Dental, Dr. Mariano Castro provides dental implant services in Upland to help patients smile with confidence for years to come.

Dental Implant Procedures: Single and Multiple Teeth Replacement 

A dental implant consists of a titanium screw that is surgically placed into the jawbone to replace a tooth’s natural root. During the healing process, the implant fuses with the existing tissue, becoming stable and durable. Once the implant has properly healed, it can serve as a foundation for many restorations, including:

Single tooth replacement: A dental implant can be used to replace one tooth, whether that tooth was lost to several failed root canals or was knocked-out on accident. Single implant posts are capped with a ceramic crown to become indistinguishable from the surrounding, natural teeth.

Multiple teeth replacement:  When a group of teeth is missing, two or more implants are placed and topped with crown restorations or can be used to anchor a dental bridge. Implant bridges are not damaging to natural teeth and structures, like a traditional, cemented prosthetic.  

Implant-supported dentures:  Patients who are unhappy with their dentures can benefit from permanent and stabilized new teeth. Four or more dental implants are placed to secure a full arch denture, creating a secure prosthetic that rests comfortably atop the gum line and simply snaps in and out of place. 

Choosing dental implants benefits your oral health and protects existing teeth.  Preparation for dental implants does not require altering healthy teeth, and dental implants do not negatively impact tissues. These secure and lasting teeth replacement will be a part of your time for years – even your entire lifetime – with proper care. 

Dental Implants in Upland

During your initial consultation, Dr. Castro assesses your medical history and takes X-rays to determine whether you are a candidate for dental implants. At Smileneeds Dental, we complete all parts of your treatment process in-house, from your evaluation to dental surgery and implant restoration. Dr. Castro works with a local specialist who visits our office at the time of your appointment to surgically place the dental implants; referrals to outside offices are not necessary

Implant treatment from SmileNeeds is affordable. If you have questions about the cost of dental implants, please don’t hesitate to speak to a member of our team. We accept CareCredit and are committed to making your treatment plan fit your needs and goals

Call Us Today for your Implant Consultation!

If you would like more information about dental implants, contact Dr. Mariano Castro at SmileNeeds dental today. Let our team help you discover why our Upland implant patients love their new smiles. 

Smileneeds Dental
Dr. Mariano Castro
1183 East Foothill Blvd, Suite #150
Upland, CA 91786
Phone: (909) 466-1245
Fax: (909) 727-8320