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Types of dental implants and the process of placement with Kirkland, WA area dentist

Types of Dental Implants and the Process of Placement with Kirkland, Wa Area

At Kingsgate Dental, Dr. Ann Kelley is committed to helping patients repair and restore their smiles when problems occur. Tooth loss can happen to anyone from infections, disease, cavities, and trauma. Men and women who need tooth replacement options in Kirkland, WA are welcome to contact our practice to learn more about a popular option called the dental implant.

What is the process of obtaining a dental implant?

To obtain dental implants, patients need to undergo several steps. First and foremost, patients need to consult with their dentist to decide if they are a proper candidate. Then, preparations begin. X-rays are taken to plan the oral surgery and ensure there is enough bone for placement. Oral surgery is scheduled during which the implants are placed into the bone. After a few weeks as the bone grows around the implant, a restoration is made to place over it. This may be a full denture, a dental bridge, or a single dental crown to replace just one tooth.

What types of dental implants are available?

Dental implants come in many different varieties. Dr. Ann Kelley enjoys using titanium dental implants as they are biocompatible with the bone and body and are known to last a lifetime with proper care. When covered with dental restorations over the top, it can be difficult to distinguish false teeth from natural teeth because the restoration blends in perfectly with the patient’s smile and allows them to have improved confidence when eating and speaking with others.

What are the advantages of dental implants over alternative tooth replacement options?

Dental implants are highly desirable because they are:

  • Long-lasting
  • Biocompatible
  • Strong and durable
  • Melded into the body through osseointegration
  • Perfect for avoiding bone resorption
  • Natural-looking
  • Effective at restoring function and beauty

Are you interested in finding out more about dental implants?

Dental implants are a wonderful solution for patients in the community of Kirkland, WA who are interested in a permanent tooth replacement option. Dr. Ann Kelley encourages patients in the area to call her practice to book an appointment. The office can be reached at (425) 385-0080 and is conveniently located at 12308 NE 144th Street.

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Dr. Ann Kelley is a graduate of the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. She highly values the comfort of her patients, and places the needs of the patient above her convenience. Her dental clinic is built to bring the best and most comfortable dental experience to all her patients. She builds relationships with her patients based on trust and always acts to safeguard this trust.

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Damen CReviews on Google
 - 5 Star Rating Review I have gone to Kingsgate Dental for about two years now, and every experience has been excellent. Dr. Kelley is very knowledgeable and very thorough with her analysis of the issues that I have faced with my teeth. The staff is polite and always happy to answer any questions that I have and give me pointers to improve my dental hygiene. I will continue to go to Kingsgate Dental/Dr Kelley for years to come.
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 - 5 Star Rating Review By Kathy W Dr. Kelley and her staff are a treasure. State of the art equipment, As a past Dental Administrator for a very large practice in Lynnwood, am soo happy to know that Dr. Kelley, her hygenists who have been there for over 20 years, are bar none the most indepth and through a cleaning as you would ever find. I have never felt more then a slight prick when getting novocaine. Between numbing the gum and gentle procedure they also offer nitroux, for us real scaredy cats. Music, neck pillows and blankets all make the experience truly enjoyable. I had gone too many years neglecting my teeth and found through Tammy, my hygenist and Dr. Kelley they were able to put together a plan to save the teeth they could and design partials for the ones I could not afford to save. I am a small business owner with no insurance and yet they came up with a plan that I am so happy with. I am without any infection, so much healthier and the partials Dr. Kelley designed are like a second skin. From Jackie and MaryAnn at the front desk to the assistants, hygenists and Dr. Kelley you will be in professional and caring hands. I recommend to all my family and friends.
Damen CReviews on Google
 - 5 Star Rating Review By dixy i Great experience. Dr. Kelley and her staff made me feel less anxious about the whole thing. Great job on the crown too! I've already recommended two friends! If I was staying in the Seattle area I'd definitely return.
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