Every year, millions of athlete’s take a blow to the face while they participate in contact sports or other rigorous athletic activities. Sometimes these blows can carry so much force that they can knock a tooth out of place. This is even more likely if you don’t use a quality mouth guard for protection. When a tooth is knocked out, the trauma is often so severe that the tooth is completely lost.
One of the most effective ways for replacing the tooth is to have our team install a dental implant.
The process of placing a dental implant in Tucson, Arizona, involves an oral surgeon drilling a small channel into your jaw. Then, a titanium implant abutment will be screwed into place. This will eventually fuse to the surrounding bone tissues to create a powerful anchor.
Once the implant is fully integrated into your jaw, your dentist, Dr. Christopher M. Granillo, DDS, LLC, can go about the standard practice of installing a dental crown. This will fully restore the tooth’s presence in your mouth. Your final dental implant and restoration will look and function like your natural teeth.
If you’ve had a tooth knocked out, you should call our office at 520-298-5556 to have it treated and replaced.