Implant crowns are a fantastic solution for our patients who want to feel better about how their smile looks after tooth loss, but also want a hassle-free, long-lasting option as well.
Durham, NC (PRWEB) November 28, 2013
Dr. Ellis K. List, cosmetic dentist in Durham, NC recently introduced a new procedure that is helping local patients find a permanent solution to missing or failing teeth. Traditionally, patients with missing teeth had to rely on dentures or partial dentures to restore function to their smile, but with the implant crowns Dr. List now provides, patients can receive a solution that is almost identical to a natural tooth.
An estimated 20 million Americans rely on dentures or partial dentures as a result of tooth loss. Many of those patients struggle with uncomfortable oral devices and those that are loose, broken, or that restrict proper diet and chewing. With implant crowns, patients can enjoy the strength and near-natural aesthetics that no other dental procedure can offer.
“Implant crowns are a fantastic solution for our patients who want to feel better about how their smile looks after tooth loss, but also want a hassle-free, long-lasting option as well,” said Dr. Ellis List, dental implants dentist in Durham, NC. “We’re excited to be able to provide this to our local patients to help them improve their lifestyle, oral health, and self-confidence.”
Implant crowns consist of a small titanium screw that is implanted into the jaw of the patient through a small surgical procedure, and a porcelain crown that is attached to the crown once the screw has successfully healed and fused with the bone. Dr. List refers his patients to an implant specialist to install the metal screws, and can provide patients with temporary crowns while their surgical incisions are healing. For the permanent crowns, Dr. List works with the patient directly to design new, natural-looking teeth that are the shape, size, and color that the patient desires.
Dr. List and his staff provide a variety of other services in addition to restore implants in Durham, NC. They provide a variety of services for preventative, cosmetic, and reconstructive care, including crowns, bridges, veneers, teeth whitening, and treatment for TMJ disorder.
Dr. Ellis List has been practicing dentistry for 25 years in the Durham area. He completed his dental education at Ohio State University and then went on to complete a general practice residency in Youngstown. Dr. List is actively involved in the Pankey Institute for continuing dental education, and has completed courses annually for nearly 15 years. He is a member of the ADA, North Carolina Dental Society, American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, and also served as the Durham/Orange County Dental Society President in 2001.
To find more information about Dr. Ellis List and the Durham, NC cosmetic dental implants he offers at his practice, please visit http://www.durhamncdentistry.com/ and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYdMr2rTUo4.