Single Tooth Implant
Washington DC & Bethesda – Chevy Chase

Before: Missing Tooth

Dental Implant replaces a single missing toothSometimes a patient is missing a single tooth and is looking to replace it.

Single tooth dental implant, x rayThe dental implants are tiny titanium posts that are placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. When a tooth is lost, the dental implant provides the foundation for replacing it. This titanium implant is a new root upon which an abutment and crown (cap) are placed to restore the open space. The bone fuses to the titanium, creating a strong foundation for the artificial tooth.

After: Dental Implant Restored Single Crown

Single Tooth ImplantThe single implant restored crown preserves the adjacent teeth around the space and the teeth were not altered to support a bridge. This dental implant helps prevent bone loss because it has integrated and will maintain the structure of her bone.

Contact Dr. Marlin in his Washington DC dental office for an evaluation for dental implants.