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Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Implants

 JJ Dental offers two convenient office locations in Fort Lauderdale & Lauderdale by the Sea.

Restorative dentistry is a field that has seen massive improvements in recent years, with the advance of technology. Contemporary dental implants make it possible for the dental patient to have missing teeth replaced with artificial ones – but don’t let the word ‘artificial’ rouse mental pictures of fakeness or inefficiency. Today’s teeth implants look, feel, and function exactly the same way as natural teeth. Dr. Jonathan Cook DMD, of llustradent in Fort Lauderdale can provide you with all the information you would ever need on dental implants. You can also schedule a dental appointment with him, either for dental implants or any other implant dentistry procedure. For the time being, though, let us take a look at the five most frequently asked questions about dental implants.

Dental implants: what are they?

As the name suggests, implant dentistry is a medical field that deals with the implantation of artificial teeth. Dental implants are artificial devices, designed in order to look and work just like natural teeth. They comprise a root and a crown, both made out of artificial, durable materials. Patients that go in for implant dentistry can either have one or several teeth replaced, but they can also get artificial teeth for support purposes. Say you require a dental bridge implant, or a denture, be it full or partial – a dental implant will support those devices, in order to help integrate them into the patient’s mouth as smoothly as possible. At the moment, dental implants are the most comfortable, functional, and best looking type of artificial teeth, known to yield permanent and satisfactory results.

Dental implants versus Dentures – what should I choose?

Not to claim that dentures don’t come with benefits, but this traditional type of artificial teeth has been known to pose issues to the wearer. Dentures can slip out of the mouth. They are also high maintenance and are only a temporary fix for missing teeth. To boot, they tend to feel and act unnaturally. That is, in fact, the main difference between dentures and dental implants – whereas the former is but a temporary solution, the latter is permanent. If you schedule an implant appointment with Jonathan Cook DMD, he and his team of technicians will custom design the implants to fit accurately and become an integral part of your set of teeth. With dental implants, the risk of unaesthetic results, trouble speaking or difficulties with chewing is significantly reduced.

When will I need to replace my dental implants?

Never! That is perhaps the main advantage dental implants have over dentures: they last forever.

What should I expect from a dental implant procedure?

First, a thin metallic anchor will be affixed to your jaw, immediately underneath the line of your gums. Then comes a span of several months, over which this pivot needs to merge seamlessly with the bone of your jaw. After the merging has completed, the dental crown, which has been tailor-made for you, will be attached on top of the anchor. This completes the procedure, whose end-result is a brand new tooth, with an entirely natural look and feel.

Can I get dental implants?

Just about anyone can get dental implants if they need them, i.e. if they are missing any natural teeth. Of course, this surgical procedure does come with a set of risks, just as much as any other. In order to minimize these risks, Dr. Jonathan Cook will assess your jaw bone density and state of gum health during your first appointment with him. Don’t worry if this initial evaluation comes out negative: Dr. Jonathan Cook will advise you on your options and help you select the most efficient and appropriate one for your particular dental implant needs.

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Laurie Duncan

“Dr John has been fantastic and I’m so glad that I have someone that I can truly trust with my dental care! I needed a new crown and bridge and couldn’t be happier with the results. They look so natural and perfect for me smile! I’ve also had a whitening treatment in house and was extremely pleased with the results. Their staff are all very friendly and caring, at both locations. I also appreciate how efficient and flexible they are with appointments.”

John Ingino

John Ingino

"Hands down the "BEST DENTIST" and office staff I have ever been to!!!!! The staff is friendly, I never wait, Dr. John would not let me leave until I was completely happy! NO PAIN at all...ever! Olga the Hygienist almost made me cry when she handed me a mirror! Look at my beautiful white smile!"

Kelly Roland

Kelly Roland

"I absolutely love this office. Starting from the front desk girls, they are always so friendly. I love having my teeth cleaned by Olga, she’s so gentle and yet so good, makes you want to go back for cleanings more often. Dr John is very nice, and professional. This office is great at educating you when dental work is needed, but never tries to pressure you into getting it done. Thank you for always making me feel welcome and cared for."

Adam Anthony

Adam Anthony

"First class service. Extremely professional, every one on staff was super nice & helpful. Appointment started on time, scheduling was flexible & easy. The facilities are clean and they are taking extra precautions during this time. Highly recommended!"

Alessandra Williams

Alessandra Williams

"JJ Dental is AWESOME, I promise after your first cleaning you’ll be hooked. Dr John is extremely talented, his service is excellent and the staff is very friendly. The best part is that I never feel pressured to get any work done, I am given my options but also told “ if it doesn’t hurt we can hold off for now.” I recommend them to anyone who is looking for a new dentist."

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Insurance & Financing

At JJ Dental our insurance specialists deal directly with your insurance providers.

A thorough breakdown of your benefits allows us to give you the most accurate coverage estimate possible. Based on this information we can provide you with a plan that maximizes your benefits and minimizes your out of pocket expense. Once treatment has begun we will even submit the insurance claims on your behalf to eliminate any headaches for you. (See Accepted Insurance)

While a majority of insurance plans will cover a large percentage of preventative and restorative care, they rarely cover cosmetic procedures. For any procedures not covered or beyond your plans maximum benefit, we provide several payment options including cash, check, money order, and major credit cards. We also offer flexible, no interest monthly installment plans through care credit and lending club that help you get the treatment you need without a financial burden.

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We believe that there are three main considerations that you should be aware of when choosing a dentist.

Does the dentist care deeply about you and your dental health?

Is the dentist skilled enough to consistently provide the highest quality of dental care?

Does the dentist have the team and the tools available to provide you with the highest quality of care?

At JJ Dental our entire team is proud to be able to answer yes to each of these critical questions.

Downtown Fort Lauderdale

  • 30 NE 3rd Street
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
    United States

  • 954-463-7262

  • Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 5PM
    Friday: 8AM-12PM
     

 

Lauderdale By The Sea

  • 3000 E Commercial Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33308
    United States

  • 954-491-1904

  • Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 4PM
    Friday: 8AM-12PM