Dental Implant Success and Complication Rates By drednarcisi on June 21, 2013

Pittsburgh Dental Implant Success RatesCosmetic dentist Edward Narcisi and his team provide dentistry of the highest quality, placing the safety, comfort, and satisfaction of the patients at the center of every procedure they perform. Most of the patients who turn to Dr. Narcisi for the treatment of missing teeth opt to undergo dental implant surgery, which is the most advanced and effective method of tooth replacement. Patients know that they can trust Dr. Narcisi to produce results of only the highest quality and greatest durability, and his dental implant restorations are no exception.

In general, dental implant surgery is one of the safest surgical procedures in medicine, with one of the highest success rates. Because Dr. Narcisi works with only the most talented and reputable oral surgeons in providing his patients with dental implants, he is able to provide consistently, dependably outstanding results for his patients. And because he has a finely honed eye for aesthetics, his patients’ implant-supported restorations are virtually indistinguishable from their natural teeth.

If you are interested in learning more about implant dentistry, or you would like to schedule a consultation to find out whether you are a good candidate for dental implants, please contact the Center for Dental Excellence today.

The Keys to Success in Implant Dentistry

At Dr. Narcisi’s cosmetic dentistry practice in Pittsburgh, dental implant success rates are particularly high for several reasons. First and foremost, Dr. Narcisi carefully evaluates the mouth of each patient to make sure that he or she is a suitable candidate for dental implants. In order to be a suitable candidate, a patient must have sufficient jaw bone density to support the titanium implant posts. This is essential because the dental implants actually fuse to the jaw bone, essentially becoming a part of the patient’s natural anatomy. Patients who do not have sufficient jaw bone density may still be able to receive dental implants if they first undergo a bone grafting procedure.

Suitable candidates must also be in generally good health and, aside from the missing tooth or teeth, good oral health. Patients with advanced periodontal disease will have to have that issue dealt with before they can undergo implant dentistry.

Dr. Narcisi’s success rates are also bolstered by the fact that he works with only the finest oral surgeons in the area. Careful planning is essential to a successful outcome; strategic placement of an implant is necessary to ensure that it will be properly supported by the jaw and will anchor the replacement tooth so that the bite is strong and properly aligned. The oral surgeons we work with use the most advanced technology available in order to locate the ideal site for placement with outstanding precision.

As long as patients follow post-operative instructions exactly, complications are rare, and implant rejection is extremely unlikely.

Learn More about Dental Implants

To learn more about dental implants and whether you might benefit from implant dentistry, please call or visit Dr. Narcisi’s cosmetic dentistry practice today. He’d be pleased to help you take that first step toward regaining the freedom and control of having your own healthy teeth!

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Dr. Edward Narcisi, DMD

Edward Narcisi, DMD

Dr. Narcisi is devoted to helping patients achieve stunning, healthy smiles through comprehensive dental care. He is a member of many prestigious associations, including: 

  • American Dental Association
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 
  • Academy of Osseointegration 

To schedule a consultation at the Center for Dental Excellence, request an appointment online or call us at (412) 373-9447.

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