Some dental offices provide dental implant restorations that are held in place by dental cement. Our excellent dentist, Dr. Daniel Baird, and the team at Alpine Meadows Family Dental offer screw-retained dental implants in Lehi, Utah. Unlike cement implants, the abutment and crown or restoration is held in place by a screw that connects directly to the implant itself. The restoration completely covers the implant, ensuring a natural-looking smile and a very stable restoration. Dental cement can cause inflammation or even a loss of jawbone, and these problems are avoided with a screw-retained dental implant. It also allows our dentist to place the restoration at the same time as the implant. With the proper care, your implant should last you a lifetime, but in the event your implant needs to be removed for a repair, cleaning or a replacement, the process is much easier with a screw-retained dental implant.

Procedure: Screw-Retained Implant (Posterior – Healing Cap)

Procedure: Screw-Retained Implant (Anterior – Healing Cap)

If you have been considering dental implants and would like to learn more about this type of restoration, our dentist and team will be happy to see you for an exam. Call our office today at 801-492-9207, and one of our team members can help you get started on your new smile. We look forward to seeing you!


If you do not have dental insurance, or if you are looking for an alternative to complicated, limited dental coverage, call our office today! One of our team members can talk with you about our dental membership program.

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