Dental Implants

Dental Implants - Sacramento River Dental Group

Dental Implants at Sacramento River Dental Group

At Sacramento River Dental Group, we aim to foster self-assurance, enhance oral health, and revitalize luminous smiles. With a distinct specialization in dental implants, we offer a promising solution for individuals navigating the complexities of one or more missing teeth. Keep reading to reveal the extraordinary potential that dental implants hold.

Understanding Dental Implants

Dental implants are skillfully placed within the jawbone using surgical techniques, effectively functioning as synthetic tooth roots. As time progresses, they form a strong bond with the surrounding natural bone, establishing a stable base for replacement teeth. The result? A secure, immovable fit, ensuring a smooth and genuine appearance. Ultimately, this yields a fully operational tooth that closely mimics its natural counterpart’s tactile, visual, and functional characteristics.

Dental Implants: A Distinct Choice Compared to Alternatives

In previous decades, dentures and bridges were the conventional remedies for tooth loss. Then emerged dental implants, which brought about a significant paradigm shift. Dental implants are a distinct and revolutionary solution, unlike dentures that might experience slippage and bridges that could potentially impact neighboring teeth. 

Dental implants don’t simply sit on the gum line or rely on adjacent teeth for support; they intricately integrate with the jawbone. This integration enhances jawbone vitality and serves as a preventive measure against the bone deterioration commonly associated with dentures. In addition to the apparent health benefits, dental implants provide a distinct advantage in aesthetics and functionality. They seamlessly integrate with your existing teeth, resulting in a more authentic and natural appearance while also contributing to enhanced functionality.

The Long-Lasting Benefits of Dental Implants

While conventional dentures or bridges may necessitate periodic replacements or modifications, dental implants frequently endure for many decades. With diligent maintenance, some implants can even serve a lifetime. This remarkable resilience translates to fewer visits to the dentist’s office. It signifies a steadfast underpinning for your smile, guaranteeing its enduring radiance as the years go by.

Is Dental Implant Treatment Suitable for You?

Who is an optimal candidate for dental implants? It’s a more intricate consideration than just addressing a couple of missing teeth. Numerous aspects come into play. Your overall physical wellness, gum health, and the density of your jawbone are all taken into consideration.

While conditions like diabetes might impact the healing process and smoking habits could present certain challenges, please don’t be discouraged. Our dedicated team conducts a thorough assessment, guaranteeing that the selected tooth replacement approach seamlessly aligns with your unique needs.

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Exploring Dental Implant Composition

Are you curious about the materials utilized in dental implants? Most are expertly fashioned from titanium—a metal recognized for its remarkable durability and exceptional compatibility with the human body. Once positioned, titanium stimulates osseointegration, a process that encourages the natural growth of the jawbone around the implant. This results in a steadfast foundation, seamlessly integrating the implant as an integral component of your oral structure.

Managing Discomfort

The term “surgery” can often trigger apprehension. Yet, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the minimal discomfort associated with the dental implant procedure. Many of our patients draw positive parallels with regular tooth extractions. Our approach involves utilizing local anesthesia to ensure the area remains numb, resulting in a sensation akin to slight pressure. For those who experience anxiety, take solace in having a range of sedation options available. Following the procedure, any discomfort typically remains mild and easily manageable. Rest assured, your path to a more vibrant smile is guided by our gentle and caring approach.

Post-Procedure Care

While dental implants are known for their convenience, they do require attentive care. Your new implant deserves the same level of dedication as your natural teeth, which includes regular brushing, flossing, and visits to the dentist. During the initial days following the surgery, opting for softer foods and avoiding extremely hot or cold items is a good idea. For those who smoke, this could serve as a catalyst for considering quitting. The crucial factor here is maintaining consistent care to ensure the lasting endurance of your implant.

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Why Select Sacramento River Dental Group?

Our team brings experience, specialized expertise, and an authentic enthusiasm for creating radiant smiles. With cutting-edge technologies and individualized treatment approaches, we guarantee the best possible outcomes for each patient. However, our distinctiveness reaches beyond the technical aspects; it encompasses the inviting and embracing atmosphere we establish for every patient.

Are You Prepared for a Smile That Transforms?

Suppose you’re at the point where you’re prepared to invest in a solution that closely resembles your natural teeth. In that case, it’s the opportune time to explore the option of dental implants at Sacramento River Dental Group. Come join us, and together, we’ll embark on the path to achieving a smile that radiates increased confidence and brightness.

Dedicated to providing you with expert dental care.

Frequently Asked Questions

The dental implant process unfolds through three fundamental phases: Implant Placement, Abutment Installation, and the Attachment of Restoration or Crown.

Although pain perception is individual and can differ among patients, most individuals characterize the procedure as resulting in minimal discomfort.

The procedure initiates with the administration of local anesthesia, ensuring the specific area is numbed, thereby preventing any pain during the implant placement.

Following the procedure, you might experience sensations of mild soreness or swelling, which are controllable with over-the-counter pain relief medications and typically resolve within a few days.

Let’s discuss a few aspects to consider. Firstly, the investment aspect comes into play. Dental implants often carry a higher cost than alternative tooth replacement options, and it’s important to note that not all insurance plans provide extensive coverage.

Additionally, the effectiveness of dental implants relies on variables such as the patient’s bone density, oral hygiene practices, and overall health. Individuals dealing with conditions that affect bone health or who have a smoking habit might encounter certain hurdles when it comes to the successful integration of implants.

Although the initial expenses for dental implants might appear higher when contrasted with alternative options, it’s important to recognize their substantial long-term advantages. Dental implants are engineered for exceptional durability, frequently exceeding the lifespan of other dental restorations by many years.

They meticulously mirror natural teeth’ aesthetic and functionality, enabling you to enjoy eating, speaking, and smiling without hesitation.

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Sacramento River Dental Group – Candidate Privacy Notice

Sacramento River Dental Group is committed to respecting your online privacy and recognizes your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you share with us.

Sacramento River Dental Group is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. This privacy notice makes you aware of how and why your personal data will be used, namely for the purposes of the J Street Dental Group employment recruitment process, and how long it will usually be retained.

Data protection principles

We will comply with data protection law and principles, which means that your data will be:

  • Used lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent way.
  • Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
  • Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
  • Accurate and kept up to date.
  • Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.
  • Kept securely.

The kind of information we hold about you

In connection with your application for work with us, we will collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:

  • The information you have provided to us in your curriculum vitae and cover letter.
  • The information you have provided on our application form, including name, title, address, telephone number, personal email address, employment history, and qualifications.
  • Any information you provide to us during an interview.

How is your personal information collected?

We collect personal information about candidates from the following sources:

  • You, the candidate.
  • Recruitment agencies and vendors we have agreed on terms in place with
  • Professional networking profile
  • Employees and others who refer you to us

How we will use information about you?

We will use the personal information we collect about you to:

  • Assess your skills, qualifications, and suitability for the role.
  • Carry out background and reference checks, where applicable.
  • Communicate with you about the recruitment process.
  • Keep records related to our hiring processes.
  • Comply with legal or regulatory requirements.
  • We also need to process your personal information to decide whether to enter into a contract of employment with you.

Having received your CV, cover letter, and/or your application form, we will then process that information to decide whether you meet the basic requirements to be screened by our in-house recruitment team for the role. If you do, we will decide whether your application is strong enough to invite you for an interview, be it by telephone, in person, or by other electronic means. If we decide to engage you for an interview, we will use the information you provide to us at the interview to decide whether to offer you the role. If we decide to offer you the role, we will then take up references before confirming your appointment.

If you fail to provide personal information

If you fail to provide information when requested, which is necessary for us to consider your application (such as evidence of qualifications or work history), we will not be able to process your application successfully and we will not be able to take your application further.

Automated decision-making

You will not be subject to decisions that will have a significant impact on you based solely on automated decision-making.

Data sharing With third parties

  • We will only share your personal information with the following third parties for the purposes of processing your application; this may involve sharing your information with other companies within our own group if we consider they may have other relevant vacancies and only if you consent to such sharing
  • All our third-party service providers and other entities in the group are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information in line with our policies. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

Data security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered, or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need-to-know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

Data retention (how long will you use my information for)

  • We will retain your personal information for a period of 2 years after we have communicated to you our decision about whether to appoint you to the role. We will retain your personal information so that we can make you aware of any suitable alternative roles that arise during this period.
  • We further retain your personal information for that period so that we can show, in the event of a legal claim, that we have not discriminated against candidates on prohibited grounds and that we have conducted the recruitment exercise in a fair and transparent way. After this period, we will securely destroy your personal information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • If you would prefer that we did not retain your personal information, you can notify us at any time and we will delete your personal information.

Rights of access, correction, erasure, and restriction

Under certain circumstances, by law, you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us to continue to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
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Right to withdraw consent

When you applied for this role, you provided consent to us processing your personal information for the purposes of the recruitment exercise. You have the right to withdraw your consent for processing for that purpose at any time.

To withdraw your consent, please contact the Recruitment Manager. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your application, and, subject to our policies, we will dispose of your personal data securely.

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