What To Expect at our Dental Implant Practice

At our dental office, we are fully committed to providing optimal care for our patients using high quality materials suited to individual patient needs. Here’s what you can expect: Exam The process begins with a very thorough exam: head and neck evaluation, cancer screening, periodontal evaluation and charting, functional/occlusal evaluation, biomechanical and structural evaluation, and…

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What is the cost of dental implants?

We often get asked about the cost of dental implants. Our answer is always the same: “It depends.” As with any surgical procedure, the only fair way to define treatment and associated costs is to complete a thorough exam, present options to the patient, and work as a team to determine the best course of…

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Upcoming lecture at the Southeast Academy of Prosthodontics, Cary, NC

As a recognized leader in the dental specialty of prosthodontics, Dr. Keith Phillips will be a featured speaker at the 2014 Southeast Academy of Prosthodontics (SEAP) Annual Meeting in Cary, North Carolina. This meeting will draw prosthodontists from 12 southeastern states that are dedicated to learning the latest and most innovative treatment solutions from experienced…

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Why dental implants are a healthy choice

While no procedure is 100% risk-free, dental implants have been found to be a very safe and healthy tooth replacement choice. Having been around in modern dentistry since the 1980s, it has been estimated over 7 million implant procedures have been performed globally. As technology has advanced,  this solution has become more refined and more…

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The All-on-4 process: Is it viable, long term?

The All-on-4 procedure is revolutionizing the world of modern dentistry, and proven success rates are a leading reason. The procedure involves the replacement of either one or both arches of teeth – the row of teeth in your top or bottom jaw – so that a fixed denture can be placed. This new set of…

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