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Denver, CO 80202

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20250 E Smoky Hill Rd. #4
Centennial, CO 80015

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are a wonderful way to restore a full, healthy smile when teeth are missing. Some may choose an implant option because they wear dentures and want a more secure and permanent solution. Implants are made with surgical-grade titanium, so they are completely safe and effective when placed underneath the gum line.

With proper care and routine dental exams, a dental implant can last a lifetime. They are made to fuse naturally with the bone, so once they are placed and heal successfully, they can be there for decades. The restoration or prosthetic that is placed on top of an implant won’t last as long as the implant itself. For example, crowns and bridge work last for about 10 to 15 years with proper care until they need to be replaced. Dentures only last for five to seven years before a new prosthetic needs to be made. The implants themselves can last for a lifetime.

You can think of a dental implant as a permanent solution for an area where a tooth is missing. Once placed and healed, you will find that this option is far superior to others that might be available to you. The surgery is also relatively quick and is done in-office at your own convenience. Mini implants are also available for areas and patients who would benefit more from a smaller titanium rod.

Our patients love us!

  • Dr Gurinsky is a wonderful person, he took the time to treat me with his laser when I was recuperating from chemotherapy and radiation induced mouth sores. He stated he had no billing protocol for that and just offered his help because he wanted to ease my discomfort. What a generous person.

    Dugald Macdonald
  • Great guy, very personable, and does fantastic work. Would highly recommend!

    Jerid Schumacher
  • He is amazing as well as all of his staff! I was very nervous for my procedure but it was extremely smooth and quick with zero pain. Recovery has been very easy and surprisingly not painful. I have had one follow-up appointment so far since my procedure a couple weeks ago and Dr. Gurinsky and his staff have been very attentive, ensuring everything is healing correctly, which it is! Would highly recommend to anyone needing a periodontist!

    Georgia Smith
  • Dr. Gurinsky personally called me to see how I was doing the day after my oral surgery. He and his whole staff are first class. He does amazing work and is communicative, personable, and very detail oriented. I can’t say enough about the high level of care I received here. THANKS!

    Ted Conte