Dental implants are the gold standard for tooth replacement, and for good reason. But not everyone has the necessary bone density to qualify for standard dental implants. Dr. Brace and the team at St. Louis County Dental have the perfect solution to make sure all our patients get the care they need.
Mini dental implants have the same structure as regular implants, the only difference being their size. Unlike conventional implants, they consist of a one-piece titanium screw that’s less than 3mm in diameter and includes a ball-shaped end that protrudes from the jawbone. Mini implants are a simple process with a faster recovery time, allowing patients to enjoy their new smiles faster.
Because they’re much smaller, mini dental implants don’t require nearly as much bone density as traditional implants. For this reason, mini dental implants are an effective alternative for patients who don’t qualify for standard dental implants.
Other advantages of mini dental implants include:
The best way to find out more about mini dental implants is to meet with Dr. Brace for your one-dollar consultation. You’ll be given a full dental exam so our implant dentist can recommend the restoration that’s right for you.
Call our office today at 314-762-6784 to learn more. We can’t wait to show you what we can do for your smile!
We understand the hesitation a patient may feel when committing to a dental implant treatment because of the cost. But we also believe that every patient deserves access to the treatments they need for a healthy smile. Visit our financing page to learn more.
At St. Louis County Dental, we do our best to make you as comfortable as possible during the entire dental implant process. To ensure you don’t feel any pain during the procedure, we’ll provide you with an anesthetic.
You may experience mild soreness after the procedure, but you can relieve any pain with over-the-counter pain relievers and cold compresses.
Dr. Barry Brace
469 S Kirkwood Rd
St. Louis, MO
Monday: 7:30am - 7:30pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 7:30pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm