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Dental Implants

Missing teeth are a never-ending hardship, robbing you of simple pleasures and endangering your oral health.

Dental implants offer the most lifelike replacement for lost teeth, restoring function, stability, and health - even in extreme cases.

Staten Island Aesthetic & Implant Dentist in Staten Island, NY, pairs state-of-the-art technology with a human touch for top-tier results.

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The support and strength that dental implants provide simply cannot be matched by other dental restorations. But implant dentistry is a highly technique-sensitive field in dentistry and requires a masterful understanding of implant planning, technology, and implant materials.

Dr. Alex Hecht at Staten Island Aesthetic & Implant Dentist has been placing and restoring dental implants for well over three decades and offers complete treatment under the same roof. Our dentists also have a thorough understanding of a wide range of implant options, which allows them to provide the right treatment for your needs. In addition to traditional implants, we also offer All-on-4® implants and Teeth Tomorrow®.

Whether you are missing one tooth or many, request a free dental consultation to discover if dental implants are right for you.

(718) 705-4434

Serving Staten Island

Here's What Our Dental Implant Patients Have to Say

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Joseph Saccone

2021

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Love my new teeth! Everyone from Dr.'s to entire staff was great. Especially Jackie. She always calls to see how your feeling after big procedures and always very accommodating to any needs or concerns you have. I highly recommend Dr. Hecht if your considering implants! You definitely won't be disappointed!

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Joan Collett

2020

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Early in 2020, I had implants done with both Drs. Hecht and I have been extremely pleased with my results. In November I had the pleasure of Dr. Christine's work with 6 new caps. She is a wonderful clinician and truly took the time to explain everything to me. I would also like to acknowledge Jackie from the front desk staff. She is always accommodating, pleasant and efficient.

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Our father-son practice at Staten Island Aesthetic & Implant Dentist blends old-world customer care with sophisticated implant technology. Our patients aren't just patients, they're our friends and friends are like another version of family.

What Is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a small post usually made from titanium that is surgically inserted into the jawbone. Once the post fuses with the bone it acts as an artificial tooth root.

Dental implants are the only tooth restoration technique that replaces a lost tooth root. This provides unmatched stability for replacement teeth and encourages new bone growth to keep your jaw strong.

A complete implant-supported restoration includes the dental implant, a connector piece called an abutment, and the artificial tooth. When multiple implants are used, they can support everything from a dental bridge to a full-arch denture.
 

Implants Offer Versatile Solutions For Missing Teeth

Single Tooth

For patients missing a single tooth, implant-supported crowns offer a healthy and secure alternative to traditional dental bridges.

Row of Teeth

Two implants can support a dental bridge without having to alter nearby teeth. A traditional bridge requires alteration of healthy nearby teeth.

Full Tooth Loss

Implant-supported dentures can replace a complete arch of teeth in your upper or lower jaw and erase concerns about slipping dentures.

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While most dentists in the area refer patients to oral surgeons for the surgical stage of the dental implant procedure, Dr. Alex Hecht and his son Dr. Jason Hecht have advanced training in both the surgical and restorative phases of implant dentistry.

Our office also features state-of-the-art diagnostic systems, including a CT scan machine that allows us to capture detailed 3-D images of your smile, including your jawbone. This helps us determine whether you are a suitable candidate for dental implants and pinpoints prime locations for the implants so we can achieve superior results.

If you are looking for a long-lasting, reliable solution to your missing teeth, request a dental consultation today at Staten Island Aesthetic & Implant Dentist here in Staten Island.

(718) 705-4434

Serving Staten Island, New York,
for More than 35 Years

Our Five-Star Reviews

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Howard Tucker

2019

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I have now used Drs. Alex and Jason Hecht, Dr. Brandon Katz, Dr. Michael Klausner, and gifted hygienist Lorene for about four years now. I have been given excellent service and diagnoses from all, and now have a nice smile and am able to eat and chew what I want without fear of losing a cap or a bridge. The team has put in several implants now, all with great success. I get regular cleanings from Lorene, who makes sure I retain my teeth as long as possible (I am nearing 70 years old). The office managers, Judy and Dawn, are very careful to submit my insurance and bill me amounts within reason. I can't say enough for this fine firm.

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Jerry Onyeche

2021

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After shopping around for implants, my mother told me about this place after receiving a flyer in the mail, little did I know, they were as close as my back yard. The implant surgery went smoothly, Dr Jason and staff took the time to explain and care for my needs. Keeping me informed of every step including my appointment. My girlfriend is also coming here for dental work. I would recommend this place to anyone interested in having implant surgery or restorative dentistry.

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Excellent Results through Modern Dentistry

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Dental implants are designed to replace missing or extensively damaged teeth. At Staten Island Aesthetic & Implant Dentist, we always take the most conservative approach possible when providing treatment for the teeth, jawbone, and gums. In this case, the patient's compromised teeth could not be repaired. However, if your damaged teeth can be salvaged, we will explore alternatives to dental implants.

Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

Patients looking to replace missing teeth need to meet certain criteria in order to qualify for dental implants. If gum disease or bone density are obstacles to qualification, our dentists offer treatments to restore your dental health and make you eligible for dental implants. Factors that can affect candidacy:

Jawbone Density

Dental implants rely on the surrounding bone tissue for support. For patients who have lost a significant amount of bone in their jaw, we can provide a dental bone graft to restore your candidacy.

Gum Health

If you have periodontal disease or another issue affecting the health of your gums, you will need to be treated before the implants are placed. Otherwise, they will likely fail.

Tobacco Use

Nicotine undermines your body's ability to heal. If you are a smoker, you will need to drop the habit for a period before surgery and while you heal. Ideally, you will quit altogether as smoking increases your chances of gum disease and implant failure.

General Health

Other health conditions, such as an autoimmune disease or diabetes, can interfere with healing. Though these problems will not necessarily make you ineligible, you should discuss them with your doctor at your initial consultation.

Dental Implant Treatment What to Expect

When compared to keeping bad teeth and paying repeatedly for temporary solutions, the cost of implants may be more affordable in the long run.
When compared to keeping bad teeth and paying repeatedly for temporary solutions, the cost of implants may be more affordable in the long run.

Your Consultation

Before recommending implants, you will have a thorough consultation at our Staten Island, NY, practice. During this appointment, either Drs. Alex or Jason Hecht will explain the restorative treatments available. This visit gives you the chance to meet our friendly team and to ask as many questions as you like. If you are interested in implants, we will proceed with evaluating your health and needs.

Planning Treatment

If we decide that implants are right for you, we will schedule an additional evaluation. During this dental appointment, one of our dentists will create a detailed, one-of-a-kind surgical plan. We will use a cone beam CT scanner to capture a three-dimensional image of your mouth and determine the best locations for the implants. We will also determine if you need preparatory treatments for gum disease or bone loss before your implant surgery. 

Your Implant Surgery

The dentist will first numb your gums to ensure your comfort. If needed, he can provide sedation. Next, he will create pilot holes in your jaw, accessing the bone through small incisions in your gums. He will then place the necessary number of implants for your restoration. Just one implant is needed to replace a missing tooth while a full denture may require four or more posts.

Healing & Osseointegration

Recovery usually takes between four and six months, during which the implants fuse with the bone in a process called osseointegration. During the healing period we can often provide a temporary restoration to wear. Some procedures, such as Teeth Tomorrow® and All-on-4® dental implants, allow us to place an implant-supported provisional denture immediately after your surgery.

Abutment Placement

If the abutments were not placed earlier, you will return for minor surgery to have these connector pieces attached. Abutments allow the dentist to attach your restoration to the implant. It takes about two weeks for the gums to form a seal around the connector.

Replacing Your Missing Teeth

The final step is attaching your dental crown, bridge, or denture to the implant. Your custom restoration will be made out of a quality dental material carefully matched so it blends in with your natural teeth. The dentist will test the fit to ensure it is comfortable and make any necessary adjustments before attaching it to the implants.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Still Have Questions? Join Our Implants Seminar

Our seminars give you an opportunity to learn more about the many valuable benefits of dental implants.

Is Cost an Obstacle??

If you are concerned about the cost of dental implants, let us know. During your consultation we can discuss financing and create a plan that fits into your budget. 

Hear From Our Dental Patients about Their Dental Implant Experiences

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Dee Bek

2021

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For years I struggled with dental problems stemming from missing teeth, eventually ending up with partial and full conventional dentures. That was accompanied with messy denture adhesive. I started getting educated about Dental Implants. After attending several consultations, I read about Drs. Alex, and Jason Hecht’s practice, and scheduled a consult. Almost everything was explained in detail, about the procedures. Yes, the process is costly,, but well worth it. All aspects of the procedure are conducted at this one location. Today I have a complete mouth replacement, full upper and lower implants. I no longer have to worry, or be picky about which foods to eat. Dr. Jason did the majority of work, aided by other professional, personable staff. My thanks go to Dr. Jason, along with office staff Judy, Jackie, JoAnne, and others too many to name. Your office has given me a new start, for better food enjoyment, as well as good nutrition. Dave B.

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Timothy Sweeney

2020

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I had several broken, missing and discolored teeth and Googled implant dentists on Staten Island. Dr. Alex Hecht came up and had excellent reviews so I decided to call. I was intivied in to have a face to face consoltation. I was met by nothing less then a sincere, caring, professional staff and doctors. We discussed what would be right for me. I had my entire uppers replaced. While that does take a bit of time, you always have a more than very decent temporary bridge so you never are without teeth. Now that I have finished the uppers I am starting on the bottoms. I have complete confidence that those will be perfect as well. Thank you Dr Jason and Alex Hecht as well as everyone that I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with during these last few months. I am thankful and grateful.

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Dr. Alex Hecht and Dr. Jason Hecht

Staten Island Aesthetic & Implant Dentist

Our family-run practice, led by Dr. Alex Hecht and Dr. Jason Hecht, is guided by compassionate and genuine care for our patients. Several distinctions set us apart:

  • Creating beautiful smiles since 1978
  • One of the largest practices in the region
  • Excellence in treating even the most complex cases
  • Advanced cone beam computed tomography (CT) scanner
  • Dedication to continuing education
  • Incorporation of the latest techniques

To set up a consultation or learn more about our services, reach out to our office online or call (718) 705-4434.

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