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Who Is the Appropriate Candidate for Dental Implants?

Who Is an Ideal Candidate for Dental Implants? | Rancho Mirage

If you have lost a tooth or teeth due to an unforeseen injury or periodontal disease, the best option to bring back your lost smile is through Dental Implants in Rancho Mirage.

Implants Guru is served by Dr. Keerthi Senthil who is the Best Dentist in Rancho Mirage. Our implant dentist has been serving the communities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Coachella Valley, Hot Springs, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Yucca Valley, and other surrounding areas for years.

Dental Implants: Meaning and Types.

A dental implant is nothing but a man-made tooth root. It is affixed into the jaw so that a replacement tooth can be held firmly. Endosteal dental implants include surgically placing blades, cylinders, or screws in the jawbone. The subperiosteal dental implant is fastened above the jaw. Those with the following features can opt for dental implants.

Apt Candidates for Dental Implants:

  1. Healthy Ones:
  2. Those with healthy gums and teeth can go ahead without any caveats. They must be old enough i.e. their jawbone growth must be complete. The healing and fusing of implants hinges on the medical history and routine health of the patient.

  3. Jawbone Strength:
  4. Having strong jawbones helps prevent loosening. If the candidate has a strong jaw construction, it will help prop up the implant post-installation.

  5. Non Smokers:
  6. People who have recovered from smoking or non-smokers are qualified. Smoking can escort infections into the mouth. It will also prevent the recovery process to post the installation.

  7. Satisfactory Oral Hygiene:
  8. Those with dental health routine and oral hygiene are bona fide candidates for Dental Implants in Palm Desert. Flossing and making use of a reputed mouthwash 2 times a day will remove the plaque. This will help prevent infection during and after the procedure.

  9. Need Patience:
  10. Ability to go through the process because it takes more than ten months for completion. Post-surgery, regular visits to the dentist should be accompanied by great care of your dental implants to prolong their life.

  11. The Centrality of Jawbone:
  12. Dental implants in Palm Springs are preferred to arrest bone loss. The jawbone can be built again with bone grafting procedures which is part of the implant process. Hence, you can consider dental implants even if you have a less than ideal jawbone.


Dr. Keerthi Senthill, who practices at Implants Guru, offers Dental Implants Treatment in Rancho Mirage tailored for individual patients' needs. Our office serves other communities including, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Coachella Valley, Hot Springs, La Quinta, Indian Wells, and Yucca Valley. For more information, call us at 760-340-5107 and schedule an appointment today.


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Rancho Mirage, CA  92270 


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