• Dental Implants

    Dental Implants

    Look and feel just like natural teeth and allows you to live, laugh and enjoy life with full confidence. Read More
  • Family Dentistry

    Family Dentistry

    Greencastle Dentistry is the number one choice for people who need general or emergency dental treatment. Read More
  • Esthetic Dentures

    Esthetic Dentures

    Esthetic dentures may be the more natural looking ‘additions’ to your mouth. Read More
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Greencastle Dentistry
813 East Franklin Street
Suite A
Greencastle, IN 46135
Phone: (765) 301-9000
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What Does The Procedure Involve?

Conducted by trained dental surgeons, the dental implant procedure involves an evaluation and developing an individualized treatment plan as well as surgery. The procedure involves in placing the tooth root implant, made of titanium, into the missing tooth's jawbone socket. The socket is established firmly and securely anchors itself in the area as the jawbone heals.

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Why Dental Implants?

Compared to dentures that are removable or bridges that can affect the adjacent teeth, dental implants are a lot safer. They also make you look good and offer a permanent solution to fallen teeth. More than anything, they are reliable unlike dentures, which can fall off your mouth anytime you eat or laugh.

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Why Replace Missing Teeth?

The Effects of Missing Teeth

The effects of missing teeth can be detrimental to your long term oral and medical health. Missing teeth are also recognized associated with old age and can make you look older than you are. Replacing missing teeth can dramatically improve your smile and the shape of your face.

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Dental Implant History

Dental Implants were developed in 1952, in a laboratory in the university town of Lund' Sweden by Professor Per-Ingvar Brånemark, who had a “lucky” accident during bone grafting research. Much to his dismay, Dr. Brånemark discovered that it was impossible to recover any of the bone-anchored titanium microscopes he was using.

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