As an adult, losing a tooth can be a very upsetting experience. Not only does it affect the appearance of your smile, but it can also affect your speech and dental function. The remaining teeth can start to shift or have trouble fitting together properly, leading to other dental problems. With modern tooth replacements, especially dental implants, there is no reason to suffer the complications of a missing tooth. Dental implants recreate the tooth from root to crown.

The process of getting a dental implant is a bit lengthier and more involved than that of another tooth replacement like a bridge or a partial denture. Read on as Dr. Robert Milner, who places dental implants in Mission Viejo, describes the process of getting a dental implant. Read more

Dental Implant FAQs

Dental implants are one of the best ways to replace the look, feel and function of a healthy tooth. If you have lost a tooth and are considering your replacement options, you might have questions about the implant placement process, benefits, cost and what you can expect.

To help answer some of those questions, Dr. Robert Milner has provided a dental implant Q and A below. If after reading through it you still have additional questions, Dr. Milner would be happy to discuss dental implants during a one-on-one consultation at his Mission Viejo dental practice. Read more

Common questions about dental implantsDental implants are an effective, long-lasting solution for replacing missing teeth. If you are considering dental implant surgery, take the time to familiarize yourself with the procedure. Here, implant dentist Dr. Robert Milner answers the most frequently asked questions he hears from his patients. Read more