If you are considering dental implants in Auburndale, FL
, ask your dental professional about mini dental implants and if they are
right for you. The mini implants
are a great alternative to traditional
implants for many patients.
What Are Mini Dental
Mini implants, as the name suggests are significantly
smaller than traditional implants. Minis are less than 3 millimeters in
diameter while traditional implants are 3.7 millimeters or greater. Most are
solid and made of titanium and have been FDA approved for long-term use in
bridges, dentures and crowns.
When Are They
Your dental professional may recommend mini implants for a
Spaces and Teeth:
When the available gap or tooth being replaced is small,
mini implants are the perfect size to provide a stable solution.
These implants are ideal for snap on/off dentures and
stabilizing the lower denture especially.
Many patients have the choice between traditional and mini
implants and may opt for the mini version as a less invasive or cheaper
What Are the Benefits?
Mini implants come with a range of benefits to patients:
Should one of your implants fail, the toothpick-sized hole left
behind will not need a graft and might heal without any interference at all.
While the implants are small, they are solid and made of titanium,
meaning they are strong and durable.
When patients lack enough bone for traditional dental implants,
mini implants may be the solution.
The mini implants can be fitted in a single appointment as can
they come in one piece and require only one appointment, mini dental implants are typically more cost-effective than their
Ask Dr. Thurston (DI) about the benefits of mini implants at
your next appointment.
Call us at 844.827.0839 to schedule your next visit.
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