Cook Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
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Mini Implants vs. Regular Implants: What’s the Difference?

June 15, 2017
Posted By: Dr. Aaron Cook, DMD
mini dental implants birmingham al

Dental implants have been around long enough now that you probably know they are a permanent tooth replacement option. Mini dental implants are not as well-known, but they generally perform the same function as conventional implants.

How Mini Dental Implants Compare

However, compared to a conventional implant, minis are much smaller, about the width of a toothpick. Their small size makes them perfect for replacing small teeth like incisors or for securing loose-fitting dentures.

The post that anchors in your jaw is made of titanium, which integrates with the bone and tissue in your jaw, forming a stable base for a restoration like a crown or a denture. Dr. Aaron Cook has years of experience and specialized training in placing mini dental implants at our Birmingham dental office, so you can be confident that you are in good hands.

Placing a mini implant takes about an hour, and because it’s so small, it causes minimal trauma for surrounding bone and tissue. No recovery time means that you don’t have to wait for the implant to heal; in many cases, we can place the mini implant and the restoration the same day, unlike regular dental implants that require months to heal.

Mini Dental Implants in Birmingham AL

If mini dental implants are new to you and you would like more information, please call our Birmingham dental office. We will be happy to arrange a convenient consultation with Dr. Cook to discuss your needs.

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