Your Cincinnati doctor will determine if you are a candidate for dental implants after examining your teeth, reviewing your medical history, and listening to your concerns and goals. Often, candidates are dissatisfied with the performance of their denture or are frustrated about gaps in their smile due to missing teeth. During your consultation, patients should disclose all medications that they are taking. Your consultation will include an examination of your teeth and jaw using digital imaging conducted with a cone beam scanner.
Those who have experienced advanced jaw atrophy may require bone grafting surgery. Implants require a certain amount of bone tissue for support. Our dentists can replace this lost tissue through bone grafting in order to help patients become eligible for dental implants.
Other implant candidacy considerations include: