What are dental implants

Simply, dental implants are titanium posts with a false tooth (or teeth) attached on top. They are embedded into the patient’s jawbone in order to create a strong, long-lasting replacement for missing teeth.

An individual crown, bridge, or denture can then be cemented to the portion of the post which protrudes above the gum line. Among the other alternatives to replace missing teeth, dental implants offer the most stability and long-term results.

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How dental implants work

During your dental implant consultation in our office, Dr. Abdul R. Alas will put together a comprehensive treatment plan to ensure the best results for your treatment. The dental implant procedure is a three-part process:

1 Placing the implant

The dental implant, usually a cylindrical and/or tapered post made of titanium, is surgically placed into the jawbone.

2 Installing the abutment

Once the implant is settled in, your surgeon will then install a post known as an abutment into the implant.

3 Restoration

Finally, a prosthetic tooth will be created and attached to the implants to restore natural functionality and aesthetics.

Board Certified in Oral Implantology (ABOI)

Abdul R Alas DDS, DABOI is an American board certified in oral implantology (ABOI).

The ABOI/ID Diplomate designation symbolizes the highest level of competence in implant dentistry. Certification by the ABOI/ID attests to the fact that a dentist has demonstrated knowledge, ability, and proficiency in implant dentistry through a rigorous examination process.

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Guided implant surgery for best placement

  • Higher success rates
  • Same-day navigated surgery
  • Faster treatments & planning

Our advanced dental technology and equipment allow Dr. Alas to maximize your dental implant results. As one of the go-to offices for dental implants in Bakersfield, we are devoted to staying ahead of the curve in implant dentistry.

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Faster recovery for dental implants than most offices

FDA cleared advanced technology that accelerates healing for dental implants

Dr. Alas are one of the only dental offices in Bakersfield utilizing state-of-the-art equipment capable of accelerating the healing period for dental implants. The Interspin system by Intra-Lock is the only medical device approved by the FDA to produce leukocyte and platelet rich fibrin (L-PRF). This dramatically reduces the requirements necessary for patients to become candidates for dental implants.

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Candidates for dental implants

Almost anyone who has lost a tooth, several teeth, or even all of his teeth is a prime candidate for dental implants. Obviously, each patient has specific needs. At the offices of Dr. Alas, we thoroughly evaluate each candidate to determine the most appropriate plan of dental treatment. We will assess each patient’s specific dental conditions and determine the treatment approach that would provide the best long-term functional and aesthetic result.

Implant dentistry candidates will need to have healthy gums and adequate bone in order to support the restoration. A full evaluation by our Bakersfield implant dentist will help determine whether you are a good candidate for dental implants. For more information, schedule an appointment today.

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All-On-4 Dental Implants in Bakersfield

Minimally invasive dental implants, faster dental implant treatment, and lower costs

Instant improvements in your quality of life

In addition to traditional dental implants, Dr. Abdul R. Alas also offers All-on-4® dental implants in Bakersfield. The All-on-4® treatment provide patients missing teeth and soon-to-be edentulous patients with a fixed full-arch prosthesis/denture on four implants on the day of surgery. This improves patient satisfaction – with regards to functionality, appearance, sense, speech, and self-confidence.

Shorter and faster treatment times

The 2 elements that drastically reduce the complexity of treatment are; the number of surgeries needed, and the treatment time: strategically tilting the posterior dental implants avoids the need for time consuming bone grafts, while immediate loading shortens the time to teeth.

Lower costs

The All-on-4® concept takes has the fastest treatment times with dental implants, and is also much more affordable in comparison to conventional dental implants. This is especially true for edentulous patients in need of a full mouth reconstruction in Bakersfield, CA.

Stability with minimal bone volume

By strategically positioning the two posterior implants, Dr. Abdul R. Alas can use longer implants. This not only increases bone-to-implant contact, but also avoids vertical bone augmentation. It is common for complications to occur with vertical augmentation. In addition, the tilted implants can be anchored in better quality of the anterior bone (front of the mouth), reduce cantilevers and help avoid important structures of the mouth.

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All-on-4 Dental Implants

Dental implants in Bakersfield CA

Implant Dentistry Benefits

  • Dental implants restore chewing function
  • Implant-supported tooth replacements will not move or loosen
  • Dental implants prevent bone loss
  • Unlike other restorations, implant dentistry does not damage other healthy teeth.
  • Dental implants eliminate the irritation and pain in gums as a result from dentures
  • Dental implants can improve your speech


Why dental implants are so effective

Restoring the natural function and aesthetics to your smile, dental implants – available at our Bakersfield dental practice – are tooth-like replacements embedded directly into the jawbone and designed to function as a sturdy anchor for beautiful cosmetic restorations.

With implant dentistry, patients missing one, two, or several teeth no longer need to accept a lifetime of inconvenience and embarrassment. Implant-supported bridges, crowns, and dentures provide the security and function of permanently placed teeth. Dental implants replace missing teeth with ones that look, feel, and perform like his own.

If you are missing one or more teeth and would like the ability to smile, speak, and eat again with the comfort and confidence, then dental implants are your answer. Our Bakersfield area implant dentist, Dr. Alas has been helping patients reshape smiles for many years. For additional information about implant dentistry, contact us today.

Dental Implants in Bakersfield, CA

Contact Our Bakersfield, CA Implant Dentist - Dr. Abdul R. Alas

Majority of adults at one time or another will lose a tooth. Many people, whether it is due to neglect, trauma, or just old age, will lost many or all teeth. Missing teeth can have a dramatic impact not only on a person’s appearance, but also on the self-confidence and overall health. Dental implants are designed to look and feel like your natural teeth. The first step towards improving your life and restoring your smile through implant dentistry is to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Alas. To meet with our skilled Bakersfield area implant dentist, contact us today.

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