Berkeley Prosthodontics and General Dentistry

Are dental implants right for me?

Dental implants are the best tooth replacement solution available today. They replace your tooth and your root and require the same level of care as natural teeth. Additionally, dental implants in Berkeley look, feel, and function just like the teeth you were born with.

If you want to learn whether dental implants are right for you, it is essential to make an appointment with your dentist in Berkeley, CA. A thorough exam, including x-rays and a chat with your dentist, helps us determine whether dental implants are right for you.

A dental implant is a tooth root replacement made of durable titanium. This material bonds easily with bone, which makes it ideal for root replacement. After the bonding is complete, usually a few months, your dentist places your restoration tooth or dental crown.

Proper Care for Dental Implants 

With proper care, your dental implants in Berkeley, CA can last a lifetime.

We recommend:

  • Brushing and flossing twice daily
  • Visiting your dentist regularly for exams and teeth cleanings
  • Checking into a nightguard if you grind and clench your teeth
  • Wearing a mouthguard if you play sports

We make these same recommendations to patients who do not have dental implants!

If you would like to learn more, or if you’re ready to schedule your exam and dental implant chat in Berkeley, CA, contact our dental office.


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Important information regarding COVID-19 Safety

Welcome back!  Your health and well-being continue to be our highest priority, and we are ONLY open because we have carefully planned and revised our office procedures to greatly minimize the risk of infection for our patients and our team members.

Our team closely follows guidelines set forth by the CDC, OSHA, ADA, and Berkeley City in regards to existing and new personal protective equipment (PPE), updated engineering, modified administrative protocols, and extra safety practice protocols. You can expect to see some changes for your next appointment, such as pre-appointment respiratory screening, daily temperature-taking, social distanced office area, more air purification and ventilation in each operatory, staggered and lengthened appointments, and more physical barriers installed to keep the office a safe environment for everyone.

We ask that everyone 12 and older must have face cover on when you arrive at our office, and to help social distance, we may ask you and your family, companion, to wait in your car during any wait.

Thank you for your cooperation! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Amy Au and the Berkeley Prosthodontics Dental Team