Patients receive dental implants for a variety of reasons. For instance, they provide a fixed solution to having complete or removable dentures and therefore, are an ideal way to replace missing teeth.

Dental implants consist of artificial teeth and roots, typically made of titanium. These roots forms are situated in the lower or upper jaw bone. Next, the teeth are attached to the implants. They are extremely natural looking and usually restore or enhance a patient's smile.

Dental implants are very stable, strong and completely durable. They are built to last for many years.

Reasons for dental implants:
People get dental implants to restore a confident smile, to enhance or restore facial tissues and even to improve and restore digestion, chewing and speech. Dental implants are utilized to resolve bite or joint issues caused by teeth shifting into missing tooth space. As well, dental implants replace one or more missing teeth without affecting any of the surrounding or adjacent teeth. Lastly, dental implants are often used to support a denture or a bridge in order to make them more comfortable and secure.

Dental Services in Peterborough

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Cosmetic Dentistry

There has been a huge increase in cosmetic dentistry over the past decade. At Maple Leaf Dentistry in Peterborough, Ontario we ... More

Dental Emergencies

We ensure there is time set aside in our daily schedule to accommodate any unfortunate dental emergencies that may occur. If you are ... More

Dental Hygiene

Our caring, professional and experienced dental hygienists thoroughly assess your gums and teeth in order to detect the presence of any ... More

Desensitizing Treatments

There are times when the gum tissue can be eroded away from the tooth and a tiny portion of the root of the tooth can become exposed. ... More


We have the experience, the caring touch and the compassion to extract teeth when needed. We excel at removing teeth with little or no ... More

Gold Fillings

Even though gold fillings or crowns are more expensive than silver fillings, this precious metal can last for many years, offering you ... More

Implant Supported Dentures

The next best alternative to having your own real teeth is to opt for implant supported dentures. Titanium implants are permanently ... More

Scaling and Root Planing

The scaling process involves removing tartar build up or calculus from the teeth that is found above the gum-line. Root planing is the ... More

Maple Leaf Dentistry

291 Reid Street
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 3R2

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