Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta
If you are missing one or more teeth, you most likely are familiar with the embarrassment and insecurity that can result from having a gap in your smile. While a missing tooth may be cute and exciting when you’re five years old, as an adult such a smile may cause the opposite feelings and emotions.
Dental implants are a permanent solution to replace your missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants are made from porcelain and are created to specifically fit to your mouth, causing them to blend in with the rest of your teeth. Because they are a permanent solution, you don’t have to worry about taking them out or having them fall out while you are talking or eating, like you do with dentures.
Dental implants involve two pieces: an artificial root and a porcelain crown. The titanium root is usually drilled into your jaw, anchoring it securely, without affecting the surrounding teeth. After it heals, a porcelain crown is then secured which creates a tooth that is equal in appearance and texture with all your other teeth.
If you are missing one or more of your teeth and are interested in learning more about dental implants, Dr. Silver and his team at Southcentre Dental Clinic would love to meet with you. We serve residents in and around the Calgary, Alberta area.
Dr. Jennifer Silver is a highly accomplished dental surgeon with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Her educational accomplishments include deans honours list, an oral surgery award and best research project. Prior to this degree, she graduated with honors from Dalhousie University’s Dental Hygiene Program and worked in this field for 10 years.
The areas of dentistry that holds special interest for Dr. Silver include oral medicine and whole-body dentistry. She currently devotes time and resources toward helping patients with TMJ pain and sleep apnea, while continuing to provide general dentistry as well. Future interests include devoting time to additional oral surgery training. Jen strives to treat her patients as if they were family. She strongly believes in a multi-disciplinary approach for patient care. She is part of a large network of specialists that she trusts and collaborates with when helping patients.