Dental Implants in Independence & Blue Springs, MO

Dental implants are a very reliable source for effective tooth replacement. Whether you have lost one tooth or many, implants can provide a permanent solution that looks and functions naturally.

Transform Your Smile with Dental Implants

Our Independence and Blue Springs, MO dental offices offer state-of-the-art dental implant services to restore functionality and confidence. Whether you need a single tooth replacement or a full dental arch restoration, we tailor solutions to meet your individual needs.

What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are a permanent solution for missing teeth. They consist of a titanium post that integrates with your jawbone, an abutment, and a custom-made crown that looks and functions like a natural tooth.

All-On-4 Dental Implants: For extensive tooth loss, consider full dental implants, which use just four implants to support an entire arch of teeth, reducing treatment time and the need for bone grafts.

Why Choose Kansas City Smiles & Co for Dental Implants?

  • Expertise and Precision: Our skilled team uses the latest technology for precise implant placement and optimal results.
  • Customized Care: Personalized treatment and payment plans tailored to your needs.
  • Comprehensive Solutions: Options range from single implants to full arch restorations.

Ready to Transform Your Smile? Contact Kansas City Smiles & Co to learn more! Start your journey to a healthier, more confident smile.

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Dental Implant Procedure

  1. Consultation and Planning: Every successful dental implant starts with detailed planning. Using advanced imaging techniques, we assess your bone structure and dental health to determine the optimal placement for your implants.
  2. Implant Placement: The titanium implants are surgically placed into the jawbone, where they will integrate with the bone over several months.
  3. Restoration: Once integration is complete, the final crowns or implant-supported dentures are fabricated and attached to the implants, providing a stable and natural-looking result.

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  • Do dental implants hurt?

    Dental implants might cause some discomfort during and after the procedure, but it’s generally manageable with local anesthesia and pain relief medications. Most patients report that the pain is similar to or less than a tooth extraction and subsides within a few days.

  • Does dental insurance cover implants?

    Dental insurance coverage for dental implants varies. Many insurance plans may cover parts of the implant process, such as the crown or abutment, but not always the implant itself. Some plans might have waiting periods or specific coverage criteria. At Kansas City Smiles and Co., we are happy to work with your insurance provider to determine your specific coverage and help maximize your benefits.

    Our dental membership plan can help make dental implants more affordable if you do not have dental insurance.

  • How long does a dental implant procedure take?

    The dental implant procedure typically takes several months from start to finish. The initial surgery to place the implant takes about 1-2 hours per implant. Then, a 3-6 month healing period allows the implant to integrate with the jawbone. Once healed, placing the abutment and crown takes a few additional weeks. The exact timeline varies depending on your case and any additional procedures needed.
  • What are the advantages of dental implants compared to other tooth replacement options?

    Dental implants offer several advantages compared to other tooth replacement options:

    1. Durability: Implants are designed to be a long-term solution, often lasting a lifetime with proper care.
    2. Functionality: They function like natural teeth, providing better chewing ability and comfort.
    3. Bone Preservation: Implants help preserve the jawbone, preventing bone loss that can occur with missing teeth.
    4. Aesthetics: They look and feel like natural teeth, enhancing your smile and facial structure.
    5. Convenience: Unlike dentures, implants don’t need to be removed for cleaning and don’t require adhesives.
    6. Stability: Implants are securely anchored in the jawbone, preventing the slipping or shifting that can occur with regular dentures.
    7. Oral Health: They don’t affect adjacent teeth, as a dental bridge might, and can be easier to maintain.

    These benefits make dental implants a preferred choice for many patients seeking a permanent and effective tooth replacement solution.

  • How long do dental implants last?

    With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime. Regular dental checkups and good oral hygiene are key to their longevity.

More Questions?

If you have more questions about dental implants, please contact one of our Missouri offices and we will be happy to discuss further! If you're ready to book your appointment, head over to our appointment portal using the button below.

Independence, MO

3820 South Whitney Ave
Independence, MO 64055
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Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: By Appointment



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Blue Springs, MO

1400 South Outer Road
Blue Springs, MO 64015
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Monday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: Closed



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