Implants are the ideal and more desirable solution for tooth replacement. Basically an artificial replacement for tooth roots, dental implants are surgically placed anchors upon which crowns or dentures can then be installed. Made of titanium and other materials that are well suited to the human body, implants actually help to maintain jaw strength and health as they fuse with surrounding tissue. Implants can be used in both upper and lower jaws and have been used successfully for several decades.
As a last resort this is recommended. Only when Dr. Marquez feels fixing the tooth will fail in the short run or put healthy adjacent teeth at risk. Extractions for Dr Marquez are very easy and routine. After your exam, you will know the complexity level. Usually, one tooth can be removed in 1-5 minutes. With our techniques and pre and post surgery instructions, 95% of the patients maintain their normal routine. Very few use narcotics.