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Monday:        9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday:       11:00am – 6:00pm
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Friday:           9:00am – 1:00pm


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Smyrna area dentist describes the procedure for dental implants

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At Smyrna Dental and Implant Center, we encourage patients to learn about all the options available to them when it comes to replacing missing teeth. There are several solutions, which may include dentures, bridges, and dental implants. Dr. David Lamothe is here to help!

What are dental implants?

Solutions such as dental implants are highly desired by many of our patients seeking a permanent option for tooth replacement. These titanium posts look like small screws. When placed into the bone, they can support a dental crown, keep dental bridges anchored in place, or stabilize full dentures.

The dental implants procedure

The procedure necessary for placing dental implants starts with preparations. The dentist discusses with patients the many options available and determines if dental implants are best for them. Not everyone is a proper candidate for dental implants, so it is essential that patients go through the evaluation process. X-rays are completed to check the bone structure and ensure that placement will be successful.

Once patients have been deemed great candidates for dental implants and decide to move forward, they will schedule a surgery date. At this appointment, patients are anesthetized and sedated for comfort while the dentist places the implant into the bone of the jaw. Patients leave the practice with aftercare instructions to reduce the potential for issues such as infection or excessive bleeding. They will be notified of concerns that may require a trip back to the office for further assistance.

After dental implants have been placed, the process of osseointegration occurs. This is the growth of bone around the implants, which holds them firmly in place. This process takes several weeks, after which restoration can begin. Restoration of implants may include dental crowns, bridges, or full dentures – depending on the unique needs of the patient.

Dr. David Lamothe and his team understand the many benefits dental implants provide. They may encourage patients to consider this restoration over the alternatives, especially if patients are seeking a permanent solution that requires minimal attention over the course of time. Contact the team at Smyrna Dental and Implant Center today to schedule an appointment.

Dr. David Lamothe

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Dr. David Lamothe at Smyrna Dental is dedicated to helping patients get back their confidence with a healthy and a happy smile. He provides services ranging from cosmetic and restorative dentistry with the help of the latest digital technology and equipment. With treatment options such as dental crowns, bridges, implants and full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Lamothe will help regain the smile you have always dreamed of.

Dr. Lamothe earned his dentistry degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch. He pursued to advance his knowledge with practice and continuous education through dental courses specializing in restorative and cosmetic dental techniques. Due to his years of expertise and skills, he is valued as a member of the National Dental Association and prestigious dental associations.

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