A RELIABLE SOLUTION
Improving Quality of Life
“Implants are my biggest passion. It’s pretty awesome to give a patient an implant that functions like a natural tooth where there previously was no tooth at all. It’s not a stretch to say that sometimes the experience is life-changing for patients.
I recently did a full arch of implants on a patient, and he told me that after having twenty years of pain, his mouth finally felt good and he could chew normally again. It’s really fulfilling to help people in that way.”
– Trace Favre, DDS, FAGD
Expertise in Implants
Dental implants are a reliable solution for replacing teeth that you have lost due to decay, gum disease, or injury. Implants can restore your bite and resolve pain issues, and they often enhance the appearance of your smile. Sometimes they are used to support bridges and crowns. An implant can be used to replace a single missing tooth or many teeth.
Dr. Favre has extensive training and experience with implants. He received his original clinical training during his first year out of dental school when he completed an NYU-sponsored program at the Foundry Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center in Bessemer, AL. In that year alone, he placed 111 implants. Many of those were especially challenging cases for patients who had significant decay and disease from long-term drug use. Since that time, Dr. Favre has placed many hundreds more. He remains committed to continuing education courses on implants and restorative dentistry at notable centers such as the world-renowned Kois Center in Seattle, WA.
Advantages of Implants
Dental implants are comfortable and stable.
Your implant goes directly into your jawbone to simulate a tooth’s root and hold the implant firmly in place. This makes them feel like natural teeth.
Dental implants are versatile.
Implants can be used in many ways. For example, they may be fitted with a crown to replace a single tooth or fitted with full dentures to replace all of your teeth. This versatility means that Dr. Favre can customize a treatment that matches your precise needs.
Dental implants improve speaking and eating capabilities.
If you’re missing teeth, it can affect your ability to form certain sounds and chew certain foods. Filling the missing gaps with implants can restore these functions.
Dental implants look natural.
Your implants are designed to match the look of your natural teeth. This means that no one will be able to tell that you have implants, and you can smile with confidence.
Dental implants are a conservative option.
Implants are a conservative treatment because they are anchored directly into your jaw and thus don’t affect the surrounding teeth.
Dental implants prevent bone loss.
When you lose a tooth and its root, your body reabsorbs the bone where the tooth root once was. Over time, this weakens the area and can even have an effect on your appearance (causing your face to look caved in). Implants perform the function that your natural tooth root once did, which means they prevent bone loss and may even reverse some of the existing bone loss by stimulating the jawbone to grow during the healing process.
Dental implants are durable and low-maintenance.
With proper care, your implants can last a lifetime! The crown on your implant may need replaced every ten or fifteen years, but your implant itself very rarely, if ever, requires adjustments. Once you have your implants in place, you can resume a regular hygiene routine, and you can treat your implants the same as your natural teeth.
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