Dental implants from an experienced dentist in Middletown

If you are missing teeth, it is best to explore all your options to restore your mouth’s look and functionality. While dental implants may not be the cheapest treatment plan, it is a permanent solution that can save you money on future procedures. Dr. Titus is a dentist in Middletown offering customizable, in-office dental implants as part of his treatment plan.

The side effects of tooth loss

The Side Effects of Tooth Loss at Titus Dentistry in Middletown in Area

Sometimes, there’s no way to save a tooth for patients with advanced periodontal disease or tooth decay. Whether a tooth falls out on its own or it is extracted, it can cause the other teeth in your mouth to shift. Your jawbone is preserved with the help of pressure from your teeth and muscle stimulus from chewing. Without the tooth there, the bone will start to resorb back into the body, and your face and mouth will begin to shrink.

Dental implants are the best way to protect your jaw from bone loss and retain a youthful appearance for your face. Dental implants are placed directly into your jawbone to provide a base for a crown or denture. By preserving your mouth’s shape, you can prevent tooth crowding that makes brushing and flossing more difficult and can lead to further issues down the line. Dental implants can be crafted to replace a single tooth or as a foundation for dentures for a partial or full set of teeth. 

What to expect from your procedure

Dental implants will require two or three appointments to set, depending on your situation. If you need an extraction at your implant site, your mouth may need time to heal before the implant procedure. During the extraction, Dr. Titus may use a bone graft to provide a more solid foundation for the implant.

Once your mouth is healed, you’re ready for your implant. Dr. Titus will use a drill to make way for the implant, which is made of a biocompatible titanium alloy. He’ll stitch up your gums and place a healing cap on the site. After the implant is integrated with the bone, you can come in for your final appointment, when Dr. Titus can place your crown or denture.  The sooner you replace missing teeth, the more you can preserve your jawbone. Contact Titus Dentistry today at (765) 358-5868 to find out if dental implants are right for you. 

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An alumnus of Purdue University and Indiana University School of Dentistry, Dr. Jonathan Titus is an established professional in the field of dentistry. He always prioritizes his patients by striving to provide the best possible dental care.

With the constant developments and changes in the industry, Dr. Titus makes sure to invest his time in continuous education and training from some of the most respected and skilled dental institutions. This is done to stay abreast of any dental practices and technology that may contribute to improving his efficiency and accuracy when treating his patients. Through this, he maintains his quality of work and exceeds his clients’ expectations.

Dr. Titus is presently a member of the Dawson Academy Alumni, American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

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Very Happy With My Smile Dr. Titus did an amazing job on my veneers, in order to fix a gap and a chipped front tooth. I'm very happy with my smile now. He is very professional while also being personable and easy to talk to. Dr. Titus and all of his staff are very friendly and make you feel at ease.