Maryam Navab, DDS -  - Cosmetic Dentist

Easy Family Dental

Maryam Navab, DDS

Cosmetic Dentist & Dentist located in Encino, San Fernando Valley, CA

Implant Restoration Specialist

Implant restorations are a great way to replace teeth without resorting to bulky dentures. Dr. Navab has in-depth training in dental implants, using state-of-the-art technology and advanced techniques at easy Family Dental to help patients from throughout the Encino, CA, area look and feel their best.

Implant Restoration Q & A

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are artificial teeth that are implanted into your jaw so they look, feel, and function like a natural tooth. They're a very popular alternative for patients who have lost teeth due to trauma and decay because they feel much more natural and comfortable than dentures and bridges, and they can be cared for just the way you care for your natural teeth.

Are implant restorations better than dentures?

That's a matter of personal preference. Many people prefer them because they feel more comfortable and there's no danger of slippage or need for sticky adhesives. However, they are more costly and most dental plans do not provide full coverage for the costs of implants.

What should I expect during the implant procedure?

Implants usually take about three visits to complete. During the first visit, the metal post will be implanted in your jaw to act as the root of the artificial tooth. The post will need to fuse with the bone for a couple of months before the next step. At the second visit, a metal abutment will be attached and an impression will be made to serve as the mold for your new prosthetic tooth. During the third visit, the crown or artificial tooth will be attached and buffed so it looks natural and feels comfortable.

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants can last as long as your natural teeth as long as you care for them properly. Although they can't decay, bacteria can still collect around the gum line just like your natural teeth, so regular brushing, flossing, and trips to the dentist are very important. Also, although they're extremely strong just like your natural teeth, they can be broken if you chew on ice, hard candy, or other hard consumables.

 

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please note that we DO NOT accept HMO. 

Aetna
AlwaysCare
Ameritas
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Assurant Employee Benefits
Blue Shield of California
Cigna
Delta Dental
First Dental Health
Health Net
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
MetLife
Nationwide
Premier Access
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Google+

    "I would like to highly recommend Dr. Navab for the great job she did on my tooth. Dr. Navab's bedside manner is terrific! Thanks so much."

    Kouros N.
  • Google+

    "Dr. Navab is a great doctor who listens to the patient and takes care of him/her with great attention. I am blessed to have her as my dentist."

    Darya T.
  • Google+

    "I would recommended Dr. Navab to anyone who is looking for a skillful dentist. She is a great doctor and I would definitely go back to her.

    Melina B.
  • Yelp

    "I'm very picky when it comes to a dentist and I would highly recommend Dr. Navab. She was thorough and explained everything very clearly. "

    Lynn L.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Navab is so friendly, very personable, and her staff is always kind. Payment and cost is always very transparent so you know EXACTLY what you owe."

    Marissa C.
  • Yelp

    "I just recently finished my Invisalign treatment with Dr. Navab and it was a fantastic experience! Treatment was easy, straightforward, relatively painless, and fast! "

    Ameera M.
  • Yelp

    "I was so pleased with my overall experience from start to finish! Everyone that worked there was so sweet and thoughtful. would highly recommend her and her team!"

    Yamel R.
Location
Easy Family Dental
16661 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 208
Encino

San Fernando Valley, CA 91436
Phone: 818-582-8881
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818-582-8881