Receive Big Benefits With Mini Dental Implants in Bend, OR

Dental implants have made it possible to get replacement teeth that feel and function a lot like natural teeth. Mini dental implants in Bend, OR have allowed more people than ever to enjoy the advantages of implant-supported restorations. At our dentist office, you could:

  • Rebuild your complete smile
  • Speak naturally and normally
  • Eat the foods that you want to eat again

To find out if you are a good candidate for mini implants, start by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Blake Drew or Dr. Anne Scott. Call 541-668-8070 today to take your first step toward a better smile at Drew Family Dentistry.

Improve Your Smile & Overall Health

Restorative dentistry is better than ever because of the development of implants. With implants, dental crowns, bridges, and dentures feel and function practically as well as natural teeth. You also won’t need to use denture adhesives to hold your new teeth in place.

Unfortunately, many people live with traditional dentures for years before they get frustrated with how easily they move around, whether they are trying to speak or trying to eat. As a result of wearing dentures for so long, they may have too much bone loss to support standard implants. One option would be to get a bone graft, a kind of bone tissue transplant to rebuild their jaw.

Another option is to get mini implants. Since they are smaller, they often can be used when standard implants won’t work. Mini implants offer the same benefits as standard implants, and the recovery time is faster with minis. This can spare you the cost of a bone graft and the recovery time. Some great reasons to get your minis at Drew Family Dentistry include:

  • Our many years of implant experience helping patients just like yourself
  • Our VIP membership plan that will save you money on your treatment
  • A wide variety of implant options to suit any need

When you have loose-fitting dentures or missing teeth, you can’t eat the same variety of foods that you would like. That can affect both your overall health and your enjoyment of meals. We want you to be healthy and happy, and mini dental implants could help you accomplish both.

Dr. Drew is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has placed implants for numerous patients throughout his career, and he’s seen the life-changing benefits they can provide. Plus, Dr. Scott has completed continuing education in dental implants. To see if mini dental implants in Bend are right for you, schedule an appointment at Drew Family Dentistry by calling 541-668-8070.

Common Questions About Mini Dental Implants

When are mini dental implants used?

Mini dental implants are used in situations where they will work better than full-size implants. They can offer a way to receive implants without a bone graft if your jaw isn’t strong enough for other implants. They can also work well to replace small teeth, in areas like the front of your mouth, and for senior citizens or others who may experience slow healing times.

How painful are mini dental implants?

The procedure to place mini dental implants is less invasive than the procedure for full-size implants. That typically means your treatment is quicker and more comfortable. Many patients receive nothing more than local anesthesia, though you can also receive dental sedation if you’d like. Mini implants also heal more quickly than full-size implants.

How strong are mini dental implants?

Mini dental implants are about half the diameter of full-size implants. Unlike conventional implants, they are made of one solid piece instead of two pieces (the implant itself plus an abutment for your dental restoration). Because of this, they aren’t right for every dental implant placement. Dr. Drew will help you determine which implants will work best for your situation.