If you’re tired of living with missing teeth or unhappy with traditional dentures, you could be a candidate for implants. Dental implants offer a natural appearance, stability, longevity, and many other aspects of natural teeth to have you smile with confidence. You can obtain quality dental implant services at Eastland Dental Center in Bloomington.
Dental implants are unique because they replace your tooth and tooth root, which other restorative dental treatments can’t do. That’s one of the main attractions of implant surgery.
Implants have three parts: a titanium post, an abutment, and a dental crown. The post is surgically implanted into your jaw, where it gradually integrates with your bone system and becomes your new tooth root. It will also be the foundation of your new tooth. Once the post is healed, Drs. Mike and Marisa Milligan will attach the abutment and crown, serving as your new tooth.
Unlike traditional dentures and bridges, which can be removed, implants are permanent replacement teeth. The titanium post keeps your new teeth firmly in place when in use. In addition to providing stability for your replacement teeth, implants:
Implants can be used in several ways to replace missing teeth, making them a versatile treatment. After a thorough evaluation of your teeth (if you have remaining teeth), gums, jawbone, and mouth, Drs. Mike and Marisa Milligan can recommend the best treatment.
The best way to get dental implants in Bloomington is to contact Drs. Mike and Marisa Milligan from Eastland Dental Center at (309) 663-4711 to schedule a consultation for implant treatment. We’re here to meet all your restorative dental needs.
Dr. Mike completed his doctor of dental medicine degree from Southern Illinois University in 1978. Dr. Marisa completed her doctor of dental medicine degree from Midwestern University in 2015. Both doctors have logged hundreds of hours of continuing education to stay on top of the latest technologies in dentistry as well as the most current research on the oral-systemic, mouth-body connection to benefit their patients. Dr. Mike and Dr. Marisa are active members and in excellent standing with the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, McLean County Dental Association, American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, and numerous other societies.
Both doctors are avid golfers and have won several national golf tournaments over the years. They are the only father-daughter team in the state to have won the Illinois State Amateur Golf Championship. Dr. Mike in 1974 and Dr. Marisa in 2005.