Implant Overview

Why Dental Implants?

Dental implants are changing the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything.  Patients with dental implants can eat, chew, and smile with confidence.

Dentists and patients are very impressed by the results achieved by implant placement. Widely successful and esthetically pleasing, implants have raised the bar when it comes to replacing missing teeth.

Implants are an excellent choice for replacement of:

  • a single tooth
  • multiple teeth
  • support of an entire denture

What are Dental Implants?

Implants are small, titanium screws that act as a root replacement for missing teeth. After placement, the implant then serves as the foundation for a replacement crown. The implant offers the opportunity to regain normal function of the tooth – thus negating the need for a bridge or an unsupported denture.

Implants allow for:

  • improved diet
  • improved function
  • ability to eat foods that may be difficult to enjoy with an unsupported denture
  • low maintenance (same overall care as natural teeth)

Other Benefits:

  • Implants osseointegrate (fuse) with your alveolar (jaw) bone
  • Implants prevent further bone loss and tissue atrophy
  • Implants will support your restored tooth/teeth firmly and safely
  • Implant restorations look natural and esthetically pleasing
  • Implants are excellent solutions for loose fitting dentures (especially while speaking or eating)
  • Implants have a proven scientific basis and have demonstrated excellent results

You may also visit the AAOMS website for further information http://myoms.org/procedures/dental-implant-surgery

Dietrich & Associates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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I give Dr Thomas Dietrich and his team a 5 out of 5! I can't say enough good things about this office. Abbey was a true Ray of Sunshine when I called in desperately seeking an appointment due to the pain I was in. And Doctor Dietrich is the best oral surgeon I have ever gone to. They are all very professional, kind and knowledgeable. I want to thank them all, Doc Thomas Dietrich, Abbey, Megan, Tracey, Kathy, Stephanie, Tiffany, Hailey, Julie and Trisha! This team can actually make going to the dentist an enjoyable process 🙂 God bless you for giving such superb service!

- Wendy B

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Real pleased and the procedure went amazing!

- Karen W

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I would highly recommend this office! They work very well to coordinate my dental needs with my primary general dentist and are exceptionally knowledgeable and kind!

- Beth W

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I was very pleased with the services I received at the office. From beginning to end the staff was very accommodating and explained all procedures in detail. I would highly recommend Dr Dietrich and his staff.

- Ann M

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The staff was great. Dr. Dietrich was kind, caring , professional and patient. Highly recommend

- Therese F

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