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If you have questions about dental implants, which can be a beneficial restoration that is made of a titanium post, attachment piece and dental crown, then you have come to the right blog. Our dentists, Drs. Chen and Chen, are happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for about the restoration by providing answers to commonly asked questions here:

Q: Why do people choose to replace their teeth with dental implants?
A: Because they involve replacing the tooth roots as well as the tooth. This makes the implant sturdy and natural-feeling. People also choose dental implants because they can look just like the teeth they lost.

Q: How long does it take to replace a tooth with a dental implant?
A: Generally, if you need a bone graft before treatment, the process can take anywhere from six months to a year. If you don’t need a bone graft, the process can take anywhere from three to six months.

Q: Can a general dentist place a dental implant?
A: Because dental implant treatment is considered an oral surgery, oral surgeons usually perform the treatment, but dentists and oral surgeons can work together to place the implant.

Q: How do I know if a dental implant is right for me?
A: You should schedule an appointment to find out. Typically, if you have a healthy jawbone and want to replace the tooth and its root, a dental implant can be for you.

Call T.F. Chen DDS today at 818-502-1991 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more about dental implants in Glendale, California. Our team is more than happy to help you, and we look forward to talking with you!