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Implant-Supported Restorations

Smiles Renewed with Implant-Supported Restorations

At the restorative dentistry practice of Dr. Gary Horblitt patients can renew their smiles with implant supported restorations. What is an implant supported restoration? It’s when Dr. Horblitt replaces missing teeth with dental prosthetics that are anchored by dental implants. The implant supported restorations are hand-crafted by Dr. Horblitt in our on-site dental lab.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are the keystone of all implant supported restorations. A dental implant begins with a titanium post that’s embedded into the jaw. Titanium is a biocompatible material that the jawbone will fuse around. Why is that a good thing? The jaw’s only purpose is to nourish the tooth roots, and when there aren’t any, the jaw begins to disintegrate. The closest dental appliances to natural tooth roots are titanium posts.

Implant-Supported Restorations

Dental implants can be used as single restorations. In some cases it is used to replace many teeth. A composite resin or custom-made porcelain crown colored to match your natural teeth is added to the titanium post. For an implant-supported restoration, the dental implant serves as an anchor point for dental prostheses, such as a crown, bridge, denture or partials.

 

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Top Connecticut Dentist Recognized As A Top Dentist By CT Magazine 8 Years In A RowRecognized as a Top Dentist by CT Magazine 8 Years in a Row
  • "Dr. Horblitt and staff, I can't thank you enough for your help.  It was a positive experience, for once in my life, with a dentist that was unbelievably kind and knowledgeable.  We will always now come back after this! "

    Sam P. - CT
  • "My teeth look great!  Somehow you were able to correct all of the issues with the bridge that I had and I can't thank you enough!  I truly can say that this was the best thing I've done in a while...thank you"

    Kara S. - CT
  • "I had thought you were more of a specialist and didn't provide regular dentist work but I can definitely start to tell my friends now to come to you even for general teeth issues.  Thank you to you and your staff for getting me in and out of here with no issues."

    Peter B.

The Learning Center Blog

January 9, 2017
Am I too old to get a dental implant? Is it really worth it? Given that this is a relatively new option for tooth loss, people still might have many questions about the procedure. The fact is that dental implants are completely safe because this is a well tried and tested procedure. It works best for people who have tooth loss due to an injury,...