Why Choose
Pomerado Family Dental?
HIGHLY SKILLED & COMPASSIONATE DEVOTED TO THE NEEDS OF EACH PATIENT
  • FELLOWSHIP, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)

    ● Awarded for Distinguished Implant Excellence

  • Awards & Recognitions

    ● Voted "Best Dentist -2010" by San Diego Magazine

    ● Awarded TopDoc 2011

  • Highest Implant Success Rates Using Cutting-Edge Cone Beam 3D CT Technology for Precise Implant Placement Combined with CEREC 1-Day Crowns for the Perfect Tooth Restorations
  • Invisalign® Certified Provider
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Dental Implant

$2799
per tooth replacement

Our office is sanitized at a surgical level & we're minimizing waiting area interactions
  • Includes:
    • Implant + Abutment + Implant Crown
    • 3D CT scan of jaw
    • Precision - Implant placement 3D guide
  • 0% 12 Month Financing Available
  • FREE CONSULT ($150 Value)
  • (additional fees applies to bone grafting & extraction of tooth if applicable)
    *Conditions Apply
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  • Dental Implant

    $2799
    per tooth replacement

    Our office is sanitized at a surgical level & we're minimizing waiting area interactions
    • Includes:
      • Implant + Abutment + Implant Crown
      • 3D CT scan of jaw
      • Precision - Implant placement 3D guide
    • 0% 12 Month Financing Available
    • FREE CONSULT ($150 Value)
    • (additional fees applies to bone grafting & extraction of tooth if applicable)
      *Conditions Apply
  • $2799
    per tooth replacement

    Our office is sanitized at a surgical level & we're minimizing waiting area interactions
    • Includes:
      • Implant + Abutment + Implant Crown
      • 3D CT scan of jaw
      • Precision - Implant placement 3D guide
    • 0% 12 Month Financing Available
    • FREE CONSULT ($150 Value)
    • (additional fees applies to bone grafting & extraction of tooth if applicable)
      *Conditions Apply

Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

When both the tooth and root are damaged, the best permanent replacement is a dental implant in conjunction with a ceramic crown. This solution both looks and functions just like a natural tooth.

Testimonials

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Patti Dvorak

Dr. Patel is an excellent dentist with a gentle touch. I have experienced otherwise with other dentists so I know he is very good. He and his staff are competent and kind with flexible scheduling. We have been going to him for years now. They care and that matters - via

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You've lost a tooth, or perhaps several. Chewing is difficult and smiling, well it's too embarrassing. There is no question that the quality of your life has changed. Dental implants are the solution to renewing your smile, your chewing ability and quite frankly your quality of life.

Orthophos SL 3D Cone Beam Dental Imaging System

Our practice makes use of the Award-Winning Orthophos SL 3D Cone Beam Dental Imaging System for Optimum Results in Implant Placement. This machine takes a 3 dimensional picture of the jaw which allows us to know exactly where to position an implant.

  • Orthophos SL 3D Cone Beam Dental Imaging System allows us to get a complete picture of the patient’s underlying bone and tissue when evaluating for dental implants.
  • This state-of-the-art-technology shows a detailed, 3-dimensional cross section of the area being scanned offering the highest level of surgical predictability, resulting in successful surgical outcomes for patients.
  • A quick and easy 20-second scan produces the most anatomically accurate 3-D images of the mouth, face, and jaw.
  • Within minutes of the 3D scan, we are able to map an entire course of treatment from surgical placement of the implant and abutment, all the way to final restoration.

We can thus offer our patients an immediate virtual diagnosis and treatment plan-all in one visit.

What is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a small titanium screw that serves as the replacement for the root portion of a missing natural tooth. Dental implants can be placed in either the upper or lower jaws. Due to the biocompatible properties of titanium, a dental implant fuses with the bone and becomes a good anchor for the replacement tooth. Dental implants can be used in solutions for replacing single or multiple missing teeth.

Many people who consider implants have removable, conventional dentures for lower and upper jaws, or have removable bridges. These people experience a significant improvement in their ability to chew food comfortably after their dental implant treatment.

The Dental Implant Procedure

The implant team usually includes either a periodontist or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who implants the posts into the patient’s mouth, and a prosthodontist or general dentist who designs and fits the replacement teeth or permanent bridge. Sarju B. Patel, DDS will implant, design and fit the replacement teeth or do restorative work on faulty crowns all in one office.

  • 1. At the first appointment, we use 3D Cone Beam Imaging to determine if the jaw bone is adequate to hold the titanium posts.
  • 2. Within minutes of the 3D CT Scan, we are able to offer patients an immediate virtual diagnosis and treatment plan-all in one visit.
  • 3. Treatment with dental implants requires meticulous planning for best results.
  • 4. A surgical procedure is required (using local anesthetic and sedative) in which precision channels are created in the jawbone, often using a surgical guide. The implants are then fitted into the sites so that they are in contact with the bone. They generally require two to six months to fuse to the bone before they can have tooth restorations attached to them to complete the process.
  • 5. Immediately - at the same time an implant is placed (or after a period of healing), an abutment is attached to the implant. This is a device that “abuts” or joins the implant to a tooth form called a crown, which replaces the tooth part you see in the mouth.
  • 6. The custom crown is cemented or screwed onto the abutment to permanently keep it in place and should be indistinguishable from your natural teeth.

Is Old Age a Problem?

Occasionally, older patients express concern that their age may prevent them from enjoying the benefits of dental implants. However, health is more of a determining factor than age. If you’re healthy enough to have a tooth extracted, you’re probably healthy enough to receive dental implants. Certain chronic diseases may contraindicate dental implant treatment. The dentist will determine if you are a candidate for dental implants after a careful evaluation of your dental and health history.

How Will Dental Implants Affect My Life?

Dental implant-supported replacement teeth look, feel and function like natural teeth. This means that you can eat and drink whatever you choose. But most importantly, dental implants improve quality of life in a very concrete way. People who have felt embarrassed and worried because of their tooth problems are often overwhelmed by what new permanent teeth can do for their self-esteem.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our office if your are considering dental implants.

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