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Do you have one or more missing teeth? We can fix that with a dental implant – a biocompatible structure composed of a small post and a fake tooth or a crown. Various forms of dental implants include crowns, bridges and partial or full dentures. Dental implants may be the most important advance in dentistry in the last forty years. And now the field of dentistry has increased their accessibility and convenience with Biomet 3i short implants.

Despite their popularity, many patients do not naturally qualify for dental implants. Their sinus space may be in the way or the ridgeline of their gums may be too short. They must first visit an oral surgeon who can perform a sinus elevation or a vertical ridge augmentation. Thanks to Biomet 3i short implants, many patients will be saved the extra pain, time and expense of these procedures.

This dental appliance is an extremely recent innovation. It was only last year, in 2016, when Biomet Dental introduced 3i short implants to the United States. The posts in these implants are noticeably shorter, ranging between 5 and 6 mm in length. To compensate for the lack of length these implants have increased clamping force when using the Gold-Tite screw. This improvement increases osseintegration, or the ability of surrounding natural tissue to mold with and tighten around the posts, leading to a more stable, reliable implant.

Here at The Toothery in Hoffman Estates, IL, we like to provide patients with the most up-to-date dental options available. That’s why Dr. Bertoglio has made it a priority to offer 3i short implants. Call us at 847-893-9099 to learn more about receiving these implants. We would be happy to assist you.