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We specialize in implants and sedation dentistry.


Humans are now living longer than ever. While regular brushing, flossing and checkups allow many of us to maintain our natural smiles for a lifetime, sometimes our teeth just can't keep up. If you have lost a tooth (or several teeth) due to injury or disease, dental implants are an option to give you back your confidence and your oral health. Dental implant surgery can offer a welcome alternative to ill-fitting partials, dentures or bridgework.

What is a dental implant?

An implant is a synthetic tooth root that is surgically placed into the jawbone. The root is typically made of titanium (which is the same ingredient used in many hip and knee replacements). Replacement teeth are then fixed to the implant post. The teeth can either be permanently attached or removable. Because the metal in the implants fuses with your jawbone, the implants won't slip, make noise or create bone loss.

How many teeth can be replaced with dental implants?

If you are missing only one tooth, one implant plus one replacement tooth will do the trick. If you are missing several teeth in a row, a few strategically placed implants can support a permanent bridge. Similarly, if you have lost all of your teeth, a full denture can be permanently fixed in your mouth with the appropriate number of implants.

Is a dental implant right for me?

Most adults are candidates for the procedure. You must be in good health, have the proper bone structure and healthy gums. People who are unable to wear dentures may also be good candidates. If you suffer from chronic problems such as diabetes, the success rate decreases dramatically. Also, people who smoke or drink alcohol may not be good candidates.

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Sedation Dentistry

Because sedation is safe and predictable, it is used to relieve your anxieties and increase your comfort during dental implant surgery.

Intravenous sedation/conscious sedation is deeper, reliable, and easily adjusted to each individual patient. Nitrous oxide and oral sedation only provide lighter levels of relaxation.

Mild or moderate sedation in which you are awake but drowsy is a very effective way to relieve anxiety. With slightly deeper sedation, you will be breathing on your own, consistently monitored, and will have little or no memory of your procedure once it is completed. The level of sedation will be adjusted according to your needs.

Why IV or conscious sedation?

The cost of hospital sedation for dental treatment is cost prohibitive for most patients. Thousands of people neglect getting necessary dental treatment because of their fears. Conscious sedation induces an altered state of consciousness eliminating discomfort through the use of pain relievers and sedatives. The more relaxed you are during your dental visit, there will be less likelihood of trauma and pain. Recovery time can also be significantly reduced.

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Our Mission

To provide dental implant therapy to individuals seeking restoration and transformation from the loss of one or more teeth. Our goal is to provide our patients an environment of trust, and to enable them to regain confidence in their ability to chew and to smile.