A mini dental implant is just what it sounds like — a dental implant that is smaller than a standard implant. Mini dental implants are most often used to anchor a denture in place for a more secure, stable restoration. Many of our patients also find implant-retained dentures to feel and look more like their natural teeth.
Our periodontist may recommend mini implants if you are interested in a less invasive alternative to standard dental implants. Mini implants hold many benefits, including:
Mini implants, like standard implants, help to prevent bone loss after tooth loss, which helps to maintain your facial shape and volume. To learn more about the benefits of mini implants and to find out if they are right for your smile, we encourage you to contact our team today.