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Dental implants in Sonoma and Napa, CA
Dental implants in Sonoma and Napa, CA

Dental Implants in Napa, CA

Secure and Beautiful Tooth Restoration

Adult teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but trauma or disease can cause them to decay or fall out. When one or more teeth need to be replaced, many patients turn to dental implants. This tooth restoration solution integrates with the jaw bone, replicating the benefits and function of a healthy, natural tooth.

When you are missing a tooth, you may feel as though you should hide your smile or cover your mouth. Dental implants have helped thousands of patients restore confidence to their smile through long-term tooth restoration. At Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery & Dental Implants, we want to help you restore missing teeth and feel great about your smile. Dr. Tyler Boynton offers dental implants in Napa, CA, as a healthy and long-lasting tooth replacement solution.

What Is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a tooth restoration option that can be tailored to the exact needs of every patient. One implant is made of three parts: a post, an abutment, and a crown. An implant post is made of medical-grade titanium and is inserted into the jaw bone. It is an artificial tooth root that replicates the function of a natural tooth root, stimulating the jaw and creating a solid foundation for the implant.

An abutment is a small piece that connects the implant to the crown. The dental crown is the visible part of the replacement tooth. It is custom-made by a restorative dentist to blend in with your other teeth for natural-looking results.

Many patients are candidates for dental implants, as long as there is enough bone in the jaw. If the jaw has weakened due to tooth loss, medication, trauma, or disease, we can use bone grafts to regrow lost bone. Bone and soft tissue grafting enables more patients, even those with periodontal disease, to qualify for implant-based tooth restoration.

Types of Dental Implants

Restoring missing teeth with dental implants is a versatile treatment that can be catered to your exact needs. During the first visit, Dr. Boynton will evaluate your oral health and create your custom treatment plan.

  • Single Dental Implants. One implant post and crown can replace a single missing tooth, including front or back teeth and canines.
  • Immediate Implants. Dr. Boynton can insert an implant post into the empty socket immediately following a tooth extraction, reducing the appointments needed to replace the tooth.
  • Implant-Supported Bridges. One implant post can support a bridge where multiple teeth are missing. This eliminates the need to grind down your healthy teeth to fit the bridge.
  • Full-Arch Restoration. Multiple implant posts can secure a fixed denture, resulting in a brand new and fully functioning smile. This is ideal for patients missing many or all teeth.

Dental Implant Surgery

At your consultation, you will meet with Dr. Boynton, who will examine your oral health and take 3D scans of your mouth. We will discuss your options for treatment and anesthesia, as we offer many types of sedation for any type of oral and maxillofacial surgery. We will also discuss the need for extractions or bone grafts if you need a tooth extracted, or if there is not enough jaw bone to support the implant.

On the day of your surgical procedure, we will administer the anesthesia to make sure you are comfortable. Your oral surgeon will make an incision in the gum tissue and insert the implant post. Any sutures are placed, if necessary, and you will rest in our office until the anesthesia wears off. We will provide you with instructions to follow after surgery. These will guide you on proper dental care, instructions for diet and pain medications, and more.

Types of Anesthesia

Our practice offers many types of anesthesia and sedation for your comfort.

Cost of Dental Implants in Napa, CA

Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery & Dental Implants in Napa, CA, offers restorative dental implant treatment and other procedures at affordable rates to our patients. Every treatment is tailored to the exact needs of each patient, and therefore the cost can vary. The biggest factors influencing the cost of dental implants include insurance coverage, type and number of implants, your choice of anesthesia, and if you require bone grafting or other procedures. Contact us for a consultation and we will provide you with a cost for your dental implant treatment.

The Value of Dental Implants

There are many reasons to consider dental implants for your tooth restoration needs. They offer many benefits over removable dentures and bridges, and are the only solution for missing teeth that prevents bone atrophy by fusing to the jaw bone. Patients often find it inconvenient to remove dentures during meals and brushing. Dentures must also be cleaned using special rinses and should be replaced every few years.

Your dental implant remains in your mouth at all times, including during meals, so you never have to go without teeth. For proper care, simply brush and floss your implant regularly, just like a natural tooth to maintain good oral hygiene. Your implant will feel, look, and function just like your other natural teeth. In fact, many people won’t be able to tell which tooth is the implant. The results are natural and beneficial to your oral health and with high success rates, it’s clear why so many patients choose dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth.

Hear From Dental Implant Patients

These patients can tell you about their firsthand experience undergoing dental implant treatment at our office.

Reviews From Our Dental Implant Patients

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Jean Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"Hi, I'm Jean, and I'm from Napa. I came to Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery and Dental Implants to have an extraction, a bone graft, and dental implant. When I first came into the office, I found all the staff very helpful. The office itself felt welcoming. The doctor, I really liked him. He was telling me each step as he was doing it, which I really appreciated. The procedure was a breeze. By the next morning, I was fine and the recovery was quick. My overall experience here was fantastic. Nobody can tell I had a procedure done at all. I'm a big fan now. I would recommend Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery and Dental Implants to anyone."

Rosalie had a dental implant at Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery & Dental Implants
Rosalie Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"My name is Rosalie, and I live in Sonoma Valley, and I came to Sonoma Valley Oral Surgery to get an extraction and a dental implant. Both of my procedures went very well. Dr. Boynton put me right at ease by explaining the whole procedure and making sure I wasn't fearful and I knew what was going to happen. After my procedures, I feel very happy with all the results. If anyone in San Rafael needed oral surgery, I would surely say come to Sonoma Valley Oral Surgery."

Janet had dental implants at Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery & Dental Implants
Janet Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"Hi, my name is Janet. I live in Sonoma. I came to Dr. Boynton to have a dental implant. The dental implant procedure was smooth and easy — easier than I expected. When I first came in, everybody was warm and welcoming. Dr. Boynton's team is great. Their assistants are very easygoing, friendly, nice to be with. I'm in the dental field; I have high standards, and Dr. Boynton was the person I wanted to have my procedure done with. He's very knowledgeable. He has a nice personality. He's kind and explains everything that needs to be done. If anybody in Sonoma or American Canyon are looking to have a dental implant, I would definitely have them come see Dr. Boynton."

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Irma Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"Hi, I'm Irma and I'm from Napa. I came to Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery & Dental Implants for extraction and an implant. When I first walked in, I felt very comfortable. The staff here have been so wonderful. Dr. Boynton was amazing. Very nice, very professional. I was very well taken care of. The procedure went really well. The recovery has been amazing. The quality of my life has improved. Coming to Dr. Boynton has been incredible. I highly recommend Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery. I feel great and I know I'm in good health, so thank you."

Robbie had a dental implant at Napa Sonoma Oral Surgery & Dental Implants
Robbie Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"My name is Robbie, I live in Sonoma, and I came to Sonoma Valley Oral Surgery to get dental implants. Dr. Boynton is right on top of everything, and he answered all my questions. He was great with me. He was just kind and patient. He was wonderful. I think the crew is fabulous. They were so concerned for me, and I just felt so comfortable with them right away. My recovery was so much better than I was expecting. Dr. Boynton and his crew are the very best. You just can’t get better. For those of you in Sonoma and Napa looking for a place to get dental implants, Sonoma Valley Oral Surgery is the best place."

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I care for my new dental implants?

Your new dental implants need some extra care while they heal over several months. After they have healed completely, dental implants only require basic care, just like natural teeth. Brush and floss every day and remember to schedule regular checkups with your dentist. Your post-operative instructions will outline diet recommendations, activities to avoid, and more.

What is recovery like after dental implant placement?

Most patients can return to their normal activities after a few days following the dental implant placement procedure. It can take about 2 weeks for the surgical sites to heal, but you can resume your daily routine as soon as the next day.

Do implants hurt?

We make every effort to make the oral surgery experience as comfortable as possible. Many patients experience little to no discomfort during the surgical procedure with the use of anesthesia or sedation. Discomfort during recovery can often be managed simply with rest, ice packs, or over-the counter pain medication.

Can a child receive dental implants?

We recommend dental implants after development has ended—around age 16 for girls and age 18 for boys. This way, the jaw will be fully developed for implant placement. In the meantime, there are other options such as bridges that can restore a child or teen's smile until they are ready for dental implants.

A Team Committed to Your Oral Health

We put patient safety and comfort at the forefront of our practice to ensure better oral health outcomes and experiences. Contact us to find out how our trusted team of oral surgery specialists can help you and your loved ones.