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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

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Dental implants are widely accepted as the best option for tooth replacement because they so closely resemble natural teeth in both appearance and function. We get many inquiries about dental implants in our Columbus, MS dental practice, and many people wonder if they are a good candidate for dental implants.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are titanium fixtures that are placed into the jawbone to replace a missing tooth root. The procedure is well-tolerated by most people and usually performed with a local anesthetic. Recovery is quick, but there is a healing period of three to four months before the implant fully integrates with the jawbone. After that time, your dentist ...

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