DENTAL IMPLANTS - Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons

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Dr. Pickup describes preparation and placement of dental implants

The Best Replacement for Missing Teeth

When you are missing teeth your quality of life and confidence in yourself can take a nosedive as everyday functions and interactions become more challenging. The best replacement for a missing tooth is a dental implant because it mimics the same function and appearance of your natural teeth. Choosing to replace missing teeth with dental implants is an important decision that should not be left to just any dentist. You want the have the literal experts in implantology and oral surgery provide you with experienced care. And our team of five board-certified oral surgeons are just that—experienced doctors able to give you the ultimate in dental implant placement solutions for results that can last a lifetime.

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What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are considered the gold standard to tooth replacement due to their security in the jaw, natural appearance and lifelike function. Implants are composed of three parts; a biocompatible titanium post securely placed in the jaw, a natural-looking dental crown above the gum lime, and an abutment used to connect the two together. Dental implants are surgically placed within your jaw bone, so choosing an experienced oral surgeon can help you avoid potential complications that those without advanced medical training and backgrounds may not have experienced. We utilize advanced computer-generated implant guides when placing dental implants, to remove guesswork and guides our doctors into the exact depth, angle and position for optimum aesthetic and functional results. position for optimum aesthetic and functional results.

Dental Implants Can Provide

  • A beautiful and natural-looking smile
  • The biting strength to eat your favorite foods
  • Permanence in your jaw when properly cared for
  • Improved oral health and speech
  • Restored self-esteem and confidence
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Excellence in Implantology

For our oral surgeons, placing a dental implant is EASY because we focus exclusively on surgery and advanced dental procedures. Our team of doctors have successfully placed over 3000 dental implants and offer cutting-edge technology, at our three offices in Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol, Tennessee. By combining our medical and dental education with our experience and technology, we ensure that your implant is placed in the precise location for optimum results, even for the most complicated of cases, including those with severe bone loss/disease, patients missing full arches of teeth or sufferers of facial trauma. For patient worried about the surgery itself, each of our five doctors are also trained to provide advanced IV sedation and general anesthesia so you have no pain or memory of the procedure.

Don’t settle for less than the best. Trust your dental implant surgery to our experts.

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