At Bucktown Dental Associates, Dr. Elseweifi offers Mini Implants to solve denture problems with denture stabilization. Finally you can have same day mini implants in Bucktown, Chicago. Visit our office in the morning, have Mini Implants placed in about an hour, then leave with stable secure dentures, a treatment called immediate denture stabilization that uses mini implants. Imagine eating, speaking and smiling with confidence. Your denture feels secure and is being held firmly in place thanks to Mini Dental Implants.
What are Mini Implants?
Mini implants are small diameter dental implants with diameter less than three millimeters (3mm.) In contrast, a conventional dental implants have a diameters between 3 mm and 8 mm. Because of the narrow diameter of mini implants, they can be placed in narrow ridges without bone grafts. A great advantage for patients with extensive bone loss.
Mini Implants vs Conventional Implants
Cost of Mini Implants
Mini implants are usually less expensive than conventional implants. This makes it an excellent technique for denture stabilization. After exam and consultation, Dr. Elseweifi will give you a customized treatment plan with cost comparison.
Surgery for Mini Implants
Mini dental implant procedures are less invasive as they usually do not require incision or sutures of the gum. The surgery usually takes an hour. Immediately after surgery, you can start eating soft foods.
Immediate Results with Mini Implants
At Bucktown Dental Associates, you can get immediate results with With mini implants as the procedure can be completed in a single visit. In contrast, most conventional implants require a healing period of 4-6 months before the implant can be loaded to function.
Track Record with Mini Implants
Mini dental implants are still relatively new, and do not have an established track record like traditional implants. Conventional implants have been widely used for many years, and have a very high success rate, plus many dentists are familiar with traditional implants.