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Dental Implants in Salt Lake City

Replace missing teeth and restore the beauty and function of your smile.

At Legacy Dental our goal is to ensure your smile lasts. If you’re missing teeth or are hiding your smile you may be a candidate for dental implants.

  • We’re open on Saturdays and evenings
  • FREE virtual consultation are available

We’re standing by to help you. Call or schedule your visit today. We also offer complimentary second opinions.

What Are Dental Implants?

Discover how this restorative treatment could change your life.
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We enjoy replacing teeth with dental implants in our dentist office in Salt Lake City and consider them an excellent treatment for restoring your smile. A dental implant is a predictable way to replace missing teeth without damaging other teeth.

It involves placing a titanium screw that is carefully inserted into the jawbone. It is then used to support a single permanent restoration, or a denture, or an entire mouth of new beautiful permanent teeth. Dental implants can look very natural and function like your real teeth.

Dental implants are made from the same materials as most hip and knee replacements. Titanium is among the most biocompatible materials that exist. There are some risks associated with dental implants, but in the hands of an experienced dentist, those risks are minimal. The dentists at Legacy Dental have placed and restored hundreds of dental implants and taken many hours of continuing education in implant dentistry.

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Are Dental Implants the Best Option?

Yes! Here’s why we highly recommend this tooth replacement:
Long Lasting
With proper care, your dental implant post will last your lifetime. It’s a wise investment!
Cost Effective
Although more expensive upfront than alternatives, implants last longer and require less maintenance.
Preserve Bone
Implants prevent bone loss caused by missing teeth, which also prevents premature aging.
Prevent Problems
Replacing a missing tooth avoids issues like adjacent teeth shifting or bite discomfort.
Durable
Finally, enjoy your favorite foods again! Implants are designed to withstand the pressures and motions of chewing.
Natural Looking
Your end result will blend seamlessly with your natural teeth so that no one will notice.

Want Natural-Looking Dental Implants?

Check out real patients’ before-and-after photos.
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Close up of a patient's smile before and after dental implants

‘‘I have been going to Legacy Dental for some time now. The staff are very nice and work to put you at ease. They are very professional. I have had filings, root canals, and just got a dental implant. I am not a fan of dentists due to previous dental experiences but the Legacy Dental staff and dentists put me at ease. They provide gas and you can watch a movie while they are working. I highly recommend them.’’

Vicki S. (Legacy Dental Patient)

The Dental Implant Process

Four simple steps, one amazing result.
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First Visit

At your first appointment, we’ll have a consultation together to determine your wants and needs. Together, we can discuss the options you might consider for tooth replacement.

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Second Visit

This visit is all about planning the specifics of your care. We’ll take a 3D x-ray and digital scan of your teeth. This will allow us to evaluate the exact amount of bone available and plan the exact position of the dental implant.

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Third Visit

At the next appointment, your dental implants are placed. Some patients choose sedation dentistry for this appointment. However, the placement of the dental implant feels similar to other routine dental procedures, and many prefer only local anesthetic. Often a tooth or denture is placed on the dental implant immediately after it has been placed.

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Post-Treatment Care

The dental implant is then allowed to heal for a few months. After that, final impressions are made, and the permanent teeth or dentures are fabricated and attached to the dental implants. The whole implant process from start to finish usually takes three to six months.

Need a Second Opinion
Our dentists would be happy to help!
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When contemplating dental implants in Salt Lake City, it is essential to find the right dentist for you. A competent dentist will identify if you are a candidate for implant dentistry and whether it is the ideal option for you.

Dr. Campbell and our team of experienced dentists can provide a second opinion if you’re unsure about a previous consultation. We’re happy to answer any questions and will spend time explaining the implant procedure.

If you would like our professional advice, then please contact the office today!

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Have Questions About Dental Implants in Salt Lake City?

Our dentists have the answer. Browse through our top five questions.
  • Do dental implants hurt?
    It shouldn’t. We will discuss sedation dentistry to make sure that the procedure is entirely comfortable. In any case, we will use an anesthetic, and all you should feel is gentle vibration and pressure. Most patients report not needing to take any pain medication after the procedure and that the level of discomfort is not much different than other minor dental procedures. Once the dental implant has healed, it should feel like any other healthy tooth.
  • How long will dental implants last?
    Dental implants do not get cavities and seem to be less susceptible to gum disease. Therefore, dental implants should last longer than any other dental treatment your dentist may provide. In less than 5% of cases, the initial implant placed does not heal properly and requires replacement. Once the bone has healed around the implant, they are very durable. Eventually, the teeth attached to the implant will need replacing, but one should expect at least five years of service from the attached teeth.
  • How much do dental implants cost?

    This can be a little tricky as dental implants can be used in so many different ways. Also, sometimes additional procedures are needed to place and restore the dental implant properly. There are many payment options available to make dental implants fit your budget. We’ll give you a quote before starting any procedures.

  • Does dental insurance pay for dental implants?
    Most do. We will find out exactly what benefit you might have for the replacement of your missing teeth with dental implants.
  • What are alternatives to dental implants?
    We offer a number of other restorative options, such as:

Your New Smile Awaits!

Schedule your appointment with our Salt Lake City dentists today.