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  • review rating 5  I have never had such an enjoyable procedure. Usually I am not in the least bit excited to have work done. After my visit I am certain I won’t have to look for a long time. The staff was nothing but professional, caring, and efficient. Even the numbing process needed for my procedure was the best I have ever experienced. Thank you for the stellar service!

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Dental Implants Facts

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At Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO, we encourage all patients to consider the many benefits that come from the use of implant dentistry. While the receipt of a dental implant means you have restored the tooth, it also means a great deal more. Take a look at these simple dental implants facts to discover just how and why this is such an amazing form of restorative dentistry.

Why Implants?

As your preferred dentist in Springfield, we are going to suggest an implant when an adult tooth is lost because the implant actually prevents a long list of issues from occurring. For example, one of the lesser known dental implants facts is that the post and the crown installed on top will both work to preserve your bite. However, that post implanted into the gum and jaw will also help to maintain the long term health of the jaw.

When a tooth is lost, the body knows this and will allow some of the bone to be reabsorbed from the jaw near the lost tooth. Lose more than one tooth and things become very problematic. After all, the remaining teeth can now move freely and this can change the bite. This can cause uneven wear and even conditions like bruxism and TMJ.

So, getting dental implants from our implant dentist is a great way to prevent problems and preserve oral health.

Doesn’t It Hurt?

Another of the more important dental implants facts is that it is a treatment that does not cause any greater discomfort than something like a root canal or an extraction. There is tenderness and swelling and some healing time required, but within three to six months of the initial treatment, the new tooth will have fully bonded and can then be capped with a permanent crown.

The treatment itself is quite straightforward and has a success rate of around 95 to 98 percent.

The Uses of Implants

In these dental implants facts we have discussed dental implants as the right way to replace a single lost tooth. However, implant dentistry is part of restorative dentistry and you may find that you can consult your implant dentist about implant supported bridges, dentures and more.

Contact our Brea Dentist Office for More Details About Dental Implants

If these dental implant facts did not answer all of your questions, feel free to give us a call at our Springfield, MO office at Chesterfield Family Dental 417-888-0771. You can also use our online contact form and one of our staff will get back to you promptly.

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I am always excited to go to the dentist now that I go to Chesterfield Family Dental. They always answer any questions I have and are so friendly and nice. I am always so comfortable here, which is saying alot because I have peridontal disease and the treatment for it doesn't always feel so great, but when Im here, the hygenist makes me forget all about it!
Salina J.
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The staff is so warm and welcoming from the moment you walk in the door. Even though my son is a bit apprehensive about going to the dentist since he had to have four teeth pulled in the past, he is still always happy to see them. Dr. Buzbee and his staff are so great and patient with him. He leaves with a smile on his face and no cavities!
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I have been a patient of Dr. Buzbee for as long as I can remember. The Staff at Chesterfield Family Dental is always greet you when you walk in and they seem to know everyone by name. The care you get for the staff is always great and all seem to be the best of the best at what they do. I have always recommend anyone I know to go see them and will continue to do so in the future.
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Dr. Roger D. Buzbee

Dr. Roger D. Buzbee graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry. He began in private practice as a Springfield dentist in 1988. In 2000 he began attending the Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Studies (LVI), where he became a full mouth graduate.