WESTFIELD, IN, July 27, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Patients affected by tooth loss in Westfield, Indiana have a method for tooth replacement that does not involve dental bridges or partial dentures. At Krause Dental, Dr. Kenneth Krause offers dental implants as an artificial tooth replacement method that is both stable and reliable.
A Swedish research is credited with creating dental implants in the 1960s. Since this time, many innovations and improvements have been made in materials and implantation techniques for dental implants. Dr. Krause has pursued numerous continuing education opportunities that allow him to determine if a patient is the right candidate for a dental implant as well as create the crown that fits over the dental implant.
"Dental implants provide patients a permanent and highly natural-looking tooth replacement method that doesn't involve making changes to surrounding teeth," says Dr. Krause, a Westfield, IN dentist. "More and more of my patients are choosing this option for the many benefits they provide."
If a patient has experienced the loss of a single tooth or even a full upper or lower arch, he or she may qualify for a dental implant. Dr. Krause performs implant dentistry consultations at his Westfield, IN dental office. This involves examining a patient's teeth and gums, taking X-ray images to view the jawbone and discussing a patient's medical history. Each of these factors plays an important role in the success of a dental implant.
Because dental implants are surgically implanted into the jawbone, enough jawbone must be present to firmly anchor the implant in place. Patients who experienced tooth loss some time ago may not have as much jawbone because the bone tends to recede or go away with time. If a patient has experienced significant jawbone loss, Dr. Krause may recommend undergoing bone grafting or other steps to enhance bone in a particular area.
In addition to aiding in patient selection and educating patients about the process, Dr. Krause also creates the custom crowns that fit over the dental implant. After a dental surgeon inserts the implant and it has had time to heal, Dr. Krause can create the crown or snap-on denture, creating a seamless smile that masks tooth loss.
To learn more about dental implants or to schedule a dental implant consultation, please call Krause Dental, the Westfield, IN dental office of Dr. Kenneth Krause at (317) 399-9329. For more information on additional services Dr. Krause offers at Krause Dental, please visit his practice website at www.DentistWestfieldIN.com
About Krause Dental: Dr. Kenneth Krause has spent years practicing dentistry in Indiana. He graduated from the University of Illinois with his degree in biological sciences and Summa Cum Laude honors. He then went on to graduate from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine with Cum Laude Honors. Dr. Krause moved to Indiana with his wife, Katie Krause, who graduated from Riley Children's Hospital/Indiana University Pediatric Dentistry program. He has participated in dental missions in Jamaica and local Give Kids a Smile volunteer efforts where thousands of underserved patients received dental treatment. Dr. Kenneth Krause belongs to many professional organizations and attends many continuing education courses to remain informed on the most cutting edge techniques in dentistry including sedation, endodontics, implants, and Invisalign.
Dr. Kenneth Krause
3247 State Road 32 E.
Westfield, IN 46074
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