Dental Implants in Sahuarita, AZ

Beautiful Restoration for Missing or Damaged Teeth

Dental implants are an incredible solution for missing, damaged, or infected teeth. They are custom made to look natural in your mouth and provide the same functionality and health benefits as healthy adult teeth.

Dr. Robert Wood, Dr. Nicholas Coles, Dr. Negin Saghafi, and Dr. Jerome Holbrook are experts in placing dental implants. Our team will create a unique treatment plan for your needs and restore health and beauty to your smile. Contact Arizona Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons in Sahuarita, AZ, today for your dental implant consultation.

What Is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a type of tooth restoration made up of a post, an abutment, and a crown. Together, these parts replicate the appearance and function of natural teeth. Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option because they blend in with your other teeth and can last for the rest of your life with proper care.

The process of getting a dental implant will involve your oral surgeon and your general dentist. Your surgeon will insert the implant, and your dentist will create and place your final dental crown.
advanced 3d scan to provide digital impressions for implasnt surgery with Arizona Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Our office uses advanced technology to 3D cone beam and intraoral scanners to create digital impressions, expediting the dental implant treatment process.

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental professionals recommend dental implants to replace missing teeth because they offer numerous advantages over other types of tooth restoration:
1

Many Patients Qualify

With advancements in bone grafting treatment, we can help more patients qualify for dental implants even if gum or bone loss has occurred.
2

Protect Oral Health

Dental implants stimulate the jaw bone, which keeps the jaw healthy and strong. Implants also prevent existing teeth from shifting out of place.
3

Incredible Results

Because of their custom designs, your implants will look natural in your mouth and help you regain confidence in your smile.
4

Fully Functional

Once the implant sites have healed, you can eat your favorite foods with durable new teeth that stay in place.

Types of Dental Implants

Whether you need to replace a single tooth or your entire smile, our oral surgeons can determine the right type of dental implants for your health and budget. At Arizona Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, we offer many types of dental implant treatments, including:

  • Single Implants. We will use one dental implant to replace one missing tooth.
  • Immediate Implants. After having a tooth extracted, we can place the dental implant at the same visit. This reduces your overall treatment time and saves you money.
  • Multiple Teeth Replacement. Dental implant bridges or multiple individual implants are great options if you need to restore multiple teeth. Implant-supported bridges are self-sufficient and do not rely on other teeth for support, unlike traditional bridges.
  • Full-Arch Restoration. Using several implants to support a fixed prosthesis, we can transform your entire smile in just one surgical visit with the Straumann® Pro Arch system.

By using our unique 1-2-3 implant placement methodology, we significantly reduce the time required to complete implant-based restoration.

Dental Implant Procedure

When you meet with one of our surgeons at the consultation, we will evaluate your oral health and outline the details of your treatment. We will take 3D scans of your mouth and discuss your anesthesia options to ensure a comfortable and safe surgical experience. IV sedation is most often used for dental implant placement, but we may also use local anesthesia for added comfort.

First, we will administer the anesthesia. Once you are comfortable, your surgeon will make an incision in the gum tissue and insert the implant post. Sutures are placed as needed, and you will rest in our office until we feel you are ready to go home. For same-day dental implants, we will numb the area, extract the tooth, and immediately insert the implant post.

Our team will provide post-operative instructions for you to follow after your surgery. Following these guidelines closely will contribute to a higher success rate for your dental implant and expedite recovery. If you ever have any questions, contact our Sahuarita office and we will be happy to help.

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

During your first visit, we will provide you with a cost estimate for your dental implant treatment. This cost is different for everyone and will reflect your specific oral health needs. Factors such as the number of implants you need, your choice of anesthesia, your dental or medical insurance, and the complexity of your surgery will determine the total cost. Our practice accepts many payment methods and financing options to help you afford the care you need. Contact our office in Sahuarita, AZ, today to receive a cost estimate for your dental implants.

Denture Replacement With Dental Implants

Our oral surgeons offer the Straumann Pro Arch system for full-arch restoration cases. This treatment involves using several dental implant posts to secure a fixed denture, completely restoring the appearance and function of your entire smile. While traditional dentures rest on the bony ridge in the mouth, implant-supported dentures become a fixed part of your smile, preventing bone loss and facial sagging.

Removable dentures are an option for replacing the appearance of missing teeth, but many patients who wear dentures find them uncomfortable and embarrassing. With an implant-supported denture, you can enjoy your favorite foods and maintain regular oral hygiene without removable parts or oral sores. Contact our office today if you wear dentures or bridges and seek a more comfortable, long-term solution.

Types of Anesthesia

We offer a variety of anesthesia choices to ensure a comfortable oral surgery experience.

Hear From Dental Implants Patients

These patients can tell you about their firsthand experience undergoing dental implants at our office.
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Reviews From Our Dental Implants Patients

testimonial for Arizona Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by ChuckMeet ChuckMarch 2019

Chuck Reviews His Dental Implants Procedure Watch Review

"I’ve come to Arizona Oral Surgeons to have an extraction and implant. When I first walked into this office, I was immediately taken back by how pleasant everyone was. They greeted me as if I was an old friend, and the whole procedure went very smoothly. I had no complications; I had no pain. Dr. Coles is an extraordinary oral surgeon; he made me feel completely at ease. I had an extremely pleasant experience here. I would highly recommend Dr. Coles at AZOMS."

Meet LindaSeptember 2018

Linda Reviews Her Dental Implants Procedure Watch Review

"I came to AZOMS to have a tooth extraction and a dental implant. I was very nervous. I really wasn’t sure what I was in for until Dr. Coles explained everything from the beginning to the end of what was going to be happening. Dr. Coles has such a wonderful bedside/chairside manner that I felt that I was in very good hands. My dental implant feels so natural that, yes, I cannot even feel which side it is on. I would recommend my friends to see Dr. Coles because of the excellent care that I received."

Meet AnnaMay 2017

Anna Reviews Her Dental Implants Procedure Watch Review

"A tooth broke during Thanksgiving dinner, and it turned out that I needed a dental implant. Dr. Wood is a professional. He knows what he's about to do, and then he talks to you about the procedure. It was a very positive experience for kind of a traumatic event. I was very impressed because I didn't feel any pain. The staff here is really great. There's no rush. They make sure that you know exactly what's happening. I think Dr. Wood is an amazing surgeon. I would definitely recommend Dr. Wood to anyone who has to have oral surgery."

Meet NormaApril 2016

Norma Reviews Her Dental Implants Procedure Watch Review

"I had a missing tooth, and then I had another big crown on the other side, so Dr. Coles decided, why don't we just take that tooth out and just put two nice implants in there. I was a bit nervous because I don't do well with pain. I've had other surgeries before, and I said, "Oh wow, another surgery." But it turned out to be not so bad after all. Dr. Coles is a very friendly, outgoing doctor. He just made the procedure go nice and smooth because he's very down-to-earth, and he made me feel very comfortable when I came to see him. Now I have two lovely molars in there, and I don't have any gaps in my mouth, and it's nice to chew, and I'm able to eat everything now, so I'm quite happy with the end result. They feel like my natural teeth and look like my natural teeth. I would definitely recommend, and I have sent patients out to them from Casa Grande to come and see them — it's worth the drive. It's been an awesome experience, and if I ever do need implants again, I will definitely come back."

Meet KristyDecember 2017

Kristy Reviews Her Dental Implants Procedure Watch Review

"I had fractured my tooth, and it had required an implant and bone graft. The staff here is very friendly. When you come in, they greet you at the door. Dr. Coles is very friendly, and he's reassuring. He went through every step of the process with me and informed me of what would go on in the recovery time. My surgery went very smooth. I came in, I went back, and I don't remember the rest. There was very little recovery time. It was a great experience. Everyone on the staff was very friendly, and he was a great doctor. As a dental professional, I would highly recommend Dr. Coles."

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get a dental implant with gum disease?

You must have healthy gums to receive dental implants. Gum disease weakens the gum tissue and surrounding bone, making it difficult to support an implant. If you have periodontal disease, you should treat it prior to receiving a dental implant.

What are the two main types of dental implants?

The two main types of dental implants used today are endosteal and subperiosteal implants. Endosteal implants are the most common type. For these implants, your surgeon will surgically insert the implant into the jaw bone. Subperiosteal implants are placed on top of the bone beneath the gum instead of being inserted into the bone. These implants rely on metal framework for support and are less common than endosteal implants.

How long does a tooth implant last?

If you brush and floss your implant regularly, it has the potential to last a lifetime. If the crown becomes damaged or worn, it may require replacement, but the post itself should serve you for many years.

How long does dental implant surgery take?

Our oral surgeons, on average, can place a single implant in 30 to 60 minutes. Multiple implant or full-arch restoration procedures can take between 1 and 3 hours.

Exceptional Outcomes From a Team You Can Trust

We’ve been caring for patients in southern Arizona for over 50 years. As board-certified experts, our surgeons bring years of training and expertise to you and your loved ones with the highest standards. Learn more about our office or contact Arizona Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons today to see how we can improve your oral health.

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