How Much is One Dental Implant?

There are many types of dental implant restorations, but one of the most common is the single tooth dental implant. An implant fixture is surgically placed into the jawbone to replace the tooth’s root, then a crown is used to replace the visible portion of the missing tooth, and an abutment piece connects the two. While dental bridges were once …

What Are Mini Dental Implants?

Many of our patients are interested in learning more about mini dental implants, or MDIs. They’ve heard that mini dental implants are faster, less invasive, and don’t require bone grafting, and they wonder why they should bother with traditional implants when MDIs sound so promising! The reason we don’t give everyone mini dental implants is because they’re not the right …

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

At Champagne Smiles, we’re proud to be New Jersey’s Premier Dental Implant Team All Under One Roof. As dental implant specialists, we’re always happy to answer questions from our patients, and one we hear quite often is: What are dental implants made of?  Understanding Dental Implants Before we talk about what dental implants are made of, let’s clarify what we …

How Long Do Dental Implants Take to Heal?

Dental implants are more complicated than traditional bridges and dentures, but the results are worth it. Dental implants are built to last a lifetime, and because they’re the only option for replacing the roots of lost teeth, you’ll have a more stable restoration, stronger bite, and protection against future jawbone loss. Implants must be surgically placed into the jaw, and …

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How Do Dental Implants Work?

Dental implants are one of the most significant advances in dentistry in the past century. What makes them such a big deal? Well, for starters, dental implants are the first and only option for replacing missing teeth that can restore the root. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the logistics of dental implants and answer, “How do dental implants work?” …

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How Long Does a Dental Implant Procedure Take?

We believe that much of the anxiety patients have about their dental implant procedures has to do with the unknowns. If you’ve never had dental implants before, you might not know what to expect—and when you don’t know what to expect, your mind starts racing to try to anticipate every possible scenario. In this blog post, we’ll talk about what …

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How Safe Are Dental Implants?

If you’re the type who likes to do a lot of internet research about any potential medical or dental procedure you’re considering, you’ve probably found some questions about dental implant safety in your searching. Here at Champagne Smiles, we place a high value on being honest with our patients, which means telling you that getting dental implants is a surgical …

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What Is a Bone Graft for Dental Implant?

If you’re thinking of getting dental implants, you may have learned that you’ll need bone grafting first. This news could have come as a shock to you, but patients who need bone grafting for dental implants are much more common than you would think. If teeth are missing for an extended period of time, the area of the jawbone that …

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How to Care for Dental Implants

When you choose Champagne Smiles for your dental implants, we are by your side throughout the whole process—even after it’s complete! We’ll provide you with detailed instructions and follow up with you regularly to help ensure a fantastic outcome and a restoration that stands the test of time. When it comes to caring for dental implants, you might be relieved …

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How Strong Are Dental Implants?

If you’re considering dental implants, you want to be sure that they’re an investment worth making. You’ve likely already read about the health benefits of dental implants, which are certainly one of the most important reasons to choose them over other options. But what about their strength and durability? How strong are dental implants and how long will they last? …