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Dental Implants

Experts agree that dental implants are the most preferred method for replacing missing teeth. Not only do they provide a natural-looking prosthetic tooth, but they also offer an artificial tooth root that is surgically inserted into your jaw bone. The life-like smile you’ll attain with implant dentistry is unrivaled. However, dental implants do require a notable investment, which must be protected.

Dental implants are a permanent restorative dentistry solution. While they can be cared for just like natural teeth, their long-term success relies on certain factors. Beyond routine brushing and flossing, you can protect your dental implants from early failure by not grinding or clenching your teeth. In fact, bruxism can be detrimental to your TMJ, your natural teeth and your dental implants if it goes unchecked.

What Is Bruxism?

Bruxism is the clinical term for habitual teeth-grinding or clenching. This often subconscious habit can put tremendous pressure on your jaw and teeth. Over time, this can become quite destructive. While untreated bruxism can compromise healthy teeth and jaws, it can also threaten prosthetic dental work such as dental implants.

Understanding How Teeth Grinding Can Damage Your Dental Implants

Dental implants are posts of biocompatible titanium that act as your tooth roots. They fuse to your jawbone and allow your implants and implant restorations to become a permanent part of your anatomy. This process of fusing to the bone (called osseointegration) is the benchmark of a dental implant’s success. If you grind or clench your teeth, your implants may not properly fuse to your jawbone, which is a top reason for dental implant failure.

Grinding and Implant Restorations

The implant itself is not the only risk if you grind your teeth. You’ll also be subject to damage to your implant restorations, or the prosthetic teeth that attach to your implants (crowns, bridges or dentures). Just like natural teeth, your implant restorations can crack or chip under the excessive pressure and friction of bruxism.

Address Your Bruxism and Extend the Lifespan of Your Dental Implants

At 1899 Dental Implant, we help patients understand the factors and conditions that could contribute dental implant failure. While this restorative dentistry solution carries a remarkable success rate, dental implants do need proper care. We know that bruxism has been known to pose a major threat. Talk to you dentist about how to stop your teeth grinding and protect your dental implant investment.

Posted on behalf of 1899 Dental Implant

2733 Elk Grove Blvd #160
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Phone: (877) 468-1899

Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Our Patient Reviews

Liz B.

Went there for Free consultation and I went to 3 different dental implant places, and all were like at least $2400 more than here, I am so glad I found them, there office is modern.

Mark F.

I came to check their facility in Elk Grove, I called the 1899 number and the lady upfront was very nice and she scheduled me for free implant consult and when i reached their i was thrilled as facility was very modern, I got my CT scan done, no charge, whereas my oral surgeon in Sacramento wants to do it for $300 and dentist was very young, I was skeptical at first and I spoke to their other patients in the reception area and all say good things about him, I got my quote for 3 dental implants which is price of 1 dental implant from my oral surgeon here in downtown Sacramento. Go check them out they are good .

Brenda P.

Love there office in Elk Grove, they are best dental implant office in Sacramento, got my 2 implants done which I was waiting for so many years at almost half the price and they have latest technology, I am so excited to smile again, thanks to my friend who refereed me here and driving an hour was worth it.

Micheal S.

Got my All on 4 Implant dentures done here, prices were way cheaper than other places and doctors are very nice and knowledgeable.

Amy W.

Such a great experience at one of their offices in Elk Grove, Ora dental Implant Studio, Dr. Dalla was very knowledgeable, I got my All on 4 procedure done and everyone compliment on my smile now, their prices were way much better than clear choice. If you are looking for All on 4 implant denture in Sacramento I would highly recommend go check them out.

Lisa H.

Best dental office to get your dental implants done in Sacramento.