D. Bartholomew G. Kreiner D.D.S.


Dental implants replace a root of a lost tooth. They are used to support crowns, bridges, or dentures. Implants are surgically placed in the jaw bone and dental aesthetics are fixed using surgical techniques.

D. Bartholomew G Kreiner DDS always uses the best implants so that patients don’t feel uncomfortable.

Why replace a missing tooth?

A missing tooth can make you feel depressed because your smile won’t be as pretty as before. Missing teeth also affect the shape of your jaw, and you may lose control over your mouth. You’ll probably lose your ability to chew properly. Your speech will suffer, too.


What are the types of dental implants?

D. Bartholomew G Kreiner DDS recommends dental implants for people who want to improve their smiles. Different sizes and heights of dental implants are available depending on your needs. There are mainly two types of dental implants:

  • Endosteal dental implants are used for restoring teeth into the jawbone of patients who have lost them. Small titanium screws are commonly used to make endosteal implants.
  • Subperiosteal dental implants are placed under the gums, but on top of the jaw bone. This type of dental implant is mainly used for patients who do not want to undergo bone augmentation procedures.

What are the core benefits of dental implants?

A dental implant procedure has a high success rate. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends it as a safe alternative to dentures. Here are a few reasons why we recommend dental implants for our patients:

Dental implants behave like natural teeth. Most people don’t notice if they’re implanted or real teeth. They likely won’t face any problem brushing or flossing after having dental implants.

Dental implants last a lifetime, this is the best thing about them. They are made up of titanium and integrate with the jaw bone. They are biocompatible and thus there is no way they will be rejected by the human body.

Dental implants prevent bone loss. When you lose your teeth, your jawbone deteriorates over time. You need dental implants to replace missing teeth and stop this process. Only implants can fill your gap and make sure you chew normally again.

Dental implants can help prevent gum diseases by preventing trapped food and bacteria from forming into an infection. These spaces between teeth are easy to seal and prevent further spread of disease.

 With dental implants, you can be sure your teeth stay stable and won’t move around. A poor bite can lead to jaw problems like TMJ. Sealing the gap between empty spaces and neighboring teeth helps prevent this issue.

If you’re looking for the best place to get dental implants in Harford County, MD or surrounding areas, call D. Bartholomew G Kreiner DDS (410) 459-8065‬  or request a call back by sending us a message online.

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