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Are you missing one or more adult teeth? Do you yearn to have an attractive, fully functional smile once again? Ask Dr. Mike Choe how a dental implant in Fayetteville, North Carolina, can help you.

What are dental implants?
An implant is a restoration that replaces both the crown and root of the tooth. This appliance is made up of a titanium implant post, which acts as replacement roots, and a dental restoration, which replaces the tooth.

What are the advantages of dental implants?
Dental implants have many benefits. The titanium implant screw is designed to fuse with the jawbone, so dental implants become a permanent part of your smile. Dental implant placement doesn’t require the altering of healthy teeth, as some dental restorations do. Because of this, your long-term oral health is improved.

How long do dental implants last?
Dental implants are very durable. They can last for up to 25 years, or even longer with proper care.

How do I care for my dental implants?
Care for your dental implants the same way you care for your natural teeth. Brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day. Also, it is important that you visit our office at least every six months for a cleaning and exam.

We encourage you to call Westlake Family Dentistry at 910-864-2944 to learn more and to schedule an appointment with our dentist.