How Many Teeth Can Be Replaced By Dental Implants?

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Having an amazing, full set of teeth that are healthy, bright, and straight, with little to no imperfections, is the type of smile that most people would want to have. A beautiful smile impacts a person’s overall appearance, self-confidence, and even their overall health. However, when people have a smile that is chipped, damaged, or they have missing teeth, then they may be wondering what options are available to restore their smile.

Dental implants in St Louis, MO are a fantastic way for people to restore the look and function of their smile.


Depending On The Amount Of Teeth I’m Missing, What Types Of Dental Implants Can I Get?

Dental implants in St Louis, MO, provide exceptional versatility. They are made of three main components: the dental implant post (dental screw or tooth root replacement), the abutment (placed on top of the post), and the prosthesis/crown (fully secured by the dental abutment and post into the patient’s jawbone).


Dental implants can be used to replace one or more teeth. Here are the types of dental implant options patients can use to replace their tooth or teeth:

Single Dental Implants:

A single dental implant is used to replace one tooth.

Multiple Dental Implants:

Multiple dental implants can replace one or more teeth. Multiple dental implants can replace a few teeth in a row, or single teeth in various parts of the patient’s mouth.

Implant Supported Dentures:

Implant supported dentures use two or more dental implants to securely support a denture!

Full Mouth Dental Implants:

With full mouth dental implants, a full arch of missing teeth can be replaced with four or more dental implants that are used to support a full arch prosthesis.

No matter what type of dental implant procedure patients choose to get treated with, dental implants can give patients a permanent new smile because the dental implant post keeps the jawbone healthy and strong!

See Us Now For Your Dental Implants In St Louis, MO

Whether you have one or more teeth that need to be replaced, dental implants will get the job done. Get in contact with our doctor, Dr. Robert Ryan at our office in St Louis, MO to schedule an appointment today!

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Dr. Robert Cory Ryan, DDS, MD

Dr. Cory Ryan is a Gulf Coast of Mississippi native. As a dual-degree oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Ryan provides exceptional dental care, specializing in dental implants and oral surgery here at NuSet Dental Implants and Oral Surgery that he acquired in 2021. Dr. Ryan remains at the forefront of his field by offering the latest procedures and technologies to every patient. His extensive education is matched by his commitment to serving not only the needs of every patient, but exceeding their expectations by improving their oral health, self-confidence, and quality of life with proven results every time.

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