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Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, the gap in your smile can make everyday tasks, like eating and speaking, painful and difficult.

At Czaplicki Family Dentistry, we can complete every stage of dental implant treatment from the convenience of our Milwaukee, WI, office.

So what makes dental implants such a great option for restoring missing teeth?

The Gold Standard in Tooth Replacement 

Enhanced Comfort

The titanium or ceramic posts of dental implants are used to anchor restorations like dentures, preventing them from slipping during meals or casual conversation. 

Lasting Benefits

While the crowns, bridges, and dentures attached to dental implants may need replacement over the years, a successful titanium or ceramic implant can last for the rest of your life

Improved Oral Health

Perhaps most importantly, implants can stop the bone loss that occurs after losing a tooth. Implants are the only modern dental treatment capable of providing this invaluable benefit.

Take a look at how a dental implant is placed...

Dental implants replace lost tooth roots and give your dental restorations extraordinary support.

Dental implants are recommended to many patients...

"​Very friendly and helpful staff. Even being a bit nervous, I felt so comfortable with the patient, gentle hands of the dentists as I had some major repairs done." Rebecca Bores - 5-Star Facebook Review

We recommend implant dentistry for a range of issues...

Protect Your Jaw with Dental Implants

The roots of your natural teeth play a crucial role in maintaining the strength of your jawbone. After a tooth is lost, the bone tissue in your jaw begins to shrink, or atrophy. Left untreated, this issue can lead to further tooth loss and even affect the shape of your face. In fact, jawbone atrophy can actually make you look older than you are.

Titanium or ceramic implants effectively replace the missing tooth roots, preventing further bone atrophy, improving your jaw health, and keeping your facial features as youthful as possible.

Dr. Czaplicki can determine if implants are right for you at our Milwaukee office...

Our team makes it convenient to replace your natural teeth....

Restore Your Smile at Czaplicki Family Dentistry

Unlike other dental practices, many of which refer out the surgical procedure, dentists Don and Cathleen Czaplicki provide both implant placement and restoration at our Milwaukee, WI, office. This allows you to take advantage of a streamlined tooth replacement process with no need for referrals. You can completely avoid the inconvenience of planning out appointments with multiple doctors at multiple offices.

Whether you need to replace a single tooth with a crown or restore your whole smile with implant-supported dentures, the team at Czaplicki Family Dentistry can meet your needs.

To learn more about dental implants or to schedule an appointment at our Milwaukee, WI, dentistry practice, contact us online or call:

(414) 427-9090

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Dental implants can truly change your life.
"​Very caring, professional and highly skilled family dentistry. They are the best!" Donna Finch - 5-Star Facebook Review

Understanding Dental Implants

An implant-supported restoration has three parts: the implant, the abutment, and the restoration. The implant itself is a small titanium or ceramic post that acts as an artificial tooth root. The post then provides exceptional support for a crownbridge, or denture. By replacing the entire structure of the tooth, an implant-supported restoration offers an unrivaled level of stability, comfort, and appearance.

Here's how implants fit into your smile...

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We Use Advanced Technology  for Excellent Results

At our Milwaukee, WI, practice, we use state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging tools to plan your treatment with dental implants. For example, all of our x-rays are performed digitally.

In addition, our ORTHOPHOS® SL 3D imaging system creates high-definition, panoramic views of your jaw, allowing us to identify the optimal positions for each implant.

When it comes to the implants themselves, we mostly use posts from the Astra Tech Implant System, one of the most reliable implant brands in the world.

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Our scanning technology allows our dentists to plan implant placement with the utmost precision.

While the treatment is lengthier than alternatives, receiving implants is an investment in your long-term oral health...

What to Expect During Treatment

For most patients, replacing teeth with dental implants requires multiple visits to our Milwaukee, WI, office and can take several months to complete. Our dentists will carefully plan your treatment to provide the most successful results possible.

It takes an average of three to six months for implants to fully fuse with the jawbone.

Treatment is broken down into several distinct phases...

It takes an average of three to six months for implants to fully fuse with the jawbone.

Consultation

During your initial consultation, our dentist will perform a comprehensive evaluation of your oral health and discuss your medical history with you. We will also take digital x-rays and scans to assess your jawbone, gums, sinuses, and any remaining teeth.

Preparatory Procedures

If you have oral health concerns, including insufficient bone tissue or periodontal disease, you may need to undergo preparatory procedures such as bone grafting before receiving implants. Depending on the treatment, it can take several months to heal before we can place your implants.

Implant Placement

During this surgery, our dentist will embed implant posts into the jawbone. The number of implants you need will depend on the size of the restoration you are receiving. We offer sedation to ensure you remain relaxed and comfortable.

Healing Period

It takes an average of three to six months for implants to fully fuse with the jawbone. We will monitor your progress during this time to ensure the site is healing properly.

Final Restoration

Once your implants have completely fused with the jaw, Dr. Czaplicki can attach abutments and, shortly after, a custom crown, bridge, or denture for a completely restored smile

Initial recovery takes only a few days...

Most Patients Return to Work Two to Three Days after Surgery

While it will take three to six months for your implants to completely integrate, the initial healing process is much shorter. You may experience swelling, bleeding, or discomfort for the first 48 hours or so after implant surgery.

During this time, you should:

  • Avoid strenuous physical activity
  • Use ice packs to reduce swelling
  • Take all prescribed medications
  • Be careful when brushing

Dr. Czaplicki can give you more detailed recovery instructions before your procedure so you can prepare for your recovery following surgery.

See the difference dental implants can make...

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Czaplicki Family Dentistry

Our mission at Czaplicki Family Dentistry is to provide every patient with exceptional dental care in a friendly and supportive environment. Drs. Don and Cathy Czaplicki are proud to be affiliated with a range of prestigious organizations, including the:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry

For more information about our services, contact our Milwaukee office online or call (414) 427-9090 today.

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