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Dental Implants

For as small as they are, missing teeth have an outsized impact on your daily life, from eating to just sharing a smile.

Dental implants from Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta, GA, can restore your smile and let you sink your teeth into your favorite meals.

If you’re missing one tooth or all of them, our natural-looking restorations are the closest thing to having your natural teeth back again.

Dental Implants Change Lives

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A young girl who was born missing a front tooth hated wearing a partial denture. Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta, GA, restored her smile and changed her life with a dental implant.

What Is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a small post, usually made out of biocompatible titanium, that is placed in the jawbone where it acts as the root of the lost tooth. The implant fuses with the bone and provides a solid foundation for replacement teeth.

Once the implant is securely in place, the dentists at Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta, GA, can attach a beautiful, natural-looking tooth using a connector piece called an abutment.

Dental implants are modern dentistry's versatile solution to the problem of missing teeth. They can be used alone or with other implants to support an individual tooth, a dental bridge, or even a full denture.

"Everyone Was Amazing" Real Reviews From Our Valdosta, GA, Dentistry Patients

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Melissa Hancock

2019

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Dr. Gray and all of his staff went above and beyond to get me in and take care of my problem. They could tell I was in pain and showed sincere compassion. The girls up front were super friendly and helpful. They answered all my questions and made me feel at ease about my procedure. Dr. Gray was so careful and did not hurt me. He made sure I was ok every step of the procedure. And I can not thank Keanna enough for everything she did for me. She stayed with me the whole time and went out of her way to make sure I was comfortable and well informed. Dr. Gray and his staff were laid back and easy to talk to but also very professional and respectful to each other and the patients.

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Katie Bridges

2019

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Drove from Tifton because of the great things I have heard about this office, and it was worth it. That feeling of shame you might get from other offices (no matter how diligent you are) about your dental care does not exist here. Kristy was the best hygienist I have ever had. She made the whole experience comfortable, it was like hanging out with an old friend. Dr. Gray's chairside manner was very laid back and professional. And I can not forget the ladies upfront at the desk they were a hoot to talk to. Trust me when I say everyone was amazing.

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Are Dental Implants Right for Me? Call for a Consultation

The best way to find out if dental implants are the right method to restore your missing teeth is to request a consultation with the dentists at Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta, GA. Dental implants are the preferred solution, but there are important requirements you should meet in order for your implants to be successful.

Drs. Ashley Moorman, J. Barclay Woodward, or Hardy Gray can assess your mouth to determine if dental implants, or another tooth restoration method, is the best method to give you back your smile and restore your bite.

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"Wonderful and Personable"

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Dave & Kathy Olson

2021

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What an incredible experience, office staff were polite, courteous and professional. I was seen within minutes of my scheduled appointment time. Lauren Conine was my hygienist, she explained in detail and in laymen terms the exams and procedures she would be doing. What a wonderful and personable young woman (with a wicked sense of humor). She made me feel at ease as soon as I sat down and her main concern was limiting any discomfort. Advanced Dental is so fortunate to have her. Dr. Woodward is the epitome of professionalism, he also explained in detail a comprehensive treatment plan, options and costs and was interested in my comments and concerns. Would recommend Advanced Dental without reservation.

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Tee Pete

2014

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My kids and I have been patients of Dr. Ashley Moorman for almost two years. Prior to coming to ADC my family was at another local office for 2 years. The staff there never made us feel comfortable. So I decided to switch to ADC and I fell in love with the office from our initial visit. Our hygienist Erin is awesome.She always gives us a warm greeting at the office or if I see her outside of the office. Brittany is so compassionate her attitude relieves my fear and anxiety during my dental procedures. Each time that we visit the office we receive a warm welcome from all of the staff. Dr. Ashley Moorman is an amazing dentist that provides quality dental work. He is very professional and compassionate. My kids look forward to going to the dentist now.

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Do You Lack the Bone Density Needed for an Implant-Supported Denture?

Bone density is required to hold a dental implant and the restoration attached to it. Unfortunately, many people missing teeth for a long time have lost a significant amount of bone and do not qualify for implants.

The dentists at Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta, GA, may have a solution for you. A newer technique, the All-on-4 method, has proven successful for a select group of patients suffering bone loss.

In this procedure, four specially designed implants are strategically placed in areas of higher bone density, which creates the secure foundation needed for a denture. Patients are happy to discover that these implants can be placed and a denture attached all on the same day.

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"Amazing Staff and Professionalism"

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Shannon Kalle

2019

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Amazing staff and professionalism. Super general and caring. My daughter has severe anxiety and the staff has made her so comfortable she’s no longer afraid of the dentist. Thank you

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Leah Reynolds

2019

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I had a wonderful experience at ADC #2! My appointment was quick and painless. Meghan, my hygienist was friendly and helpful! Their office is light hearted and positive. I was pleased with the office staff and Dr. Gray. 10/10 would recommend!

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We Make Implants Affordable

Fear of cost is a barrier that can prevent many patients from seeking care, which is why Advanced Dental Care offers financing options and special discounts. After all, you deserve to look and feel your best.

If you need a dental implant or dentures, we will patiently explain all the payment options to you, including credit cards and CareCredit®. We also provide a discount if patients pay upfront for dental procedures costing over $1,000.

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Living with missing teeth can reduce your confidence or even make it hard to eat and speak. With the support of our dentistry practice, you can restore your smile with implants. Learn more about your affordable dental options.

Why Implants Are the Preferred Solution For Missing Teeth

Preserve Your Jawbone

A dental implant is the only tooth replacement method that also replaces the tooth root and stimulates bone growth in the jaw. If you are missing several teeth, your jawbone can shrink and cause you to lose more teeth. As the jawbone gets smaller, it can also make you look years older than you are. In contrast, dental implants encourage bone growth in the jaw.

Protect Nearby Teeth

When traditional dental bridges are used to replace missing teeth, dental crowns on nearby teeth are used to hold the bridge in place. Unfortunately, this means those healthy teeth need to be altered to accept the crowns. This can weaken the crowned teeth and make them more susceptible to damage in the future. Implant-supported restorations stand on their own.

Produce Natural Looking Results

The dentists at Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta custom craft your restoration using high-quality dental materials that are durable and mimic the natural qualities of tooth enamel. Our tooth restorations are so lifelike that even up close they look like natural teeth.

Replacing the Entire Tooth With a Dental Implant and a Crown

The Implant is placed in the jawbone. an abutment is attached to the implant. then a Crown is secured to the abtument.
Whether you're missing one tooth or several, we have a solution for you. Our dentists can place a durable titanium dental implant to secure your dentures, crown, or bridge. If you're ready to start smiling confidently again, reach out to Advanced Dental Care to learn more about the possibilities implants have to offer.

Dental Implants Treatment Timeline

While each patient's case is unique, in general, the dental implant procedure typically breaks down into several distinct steps:

We offer a variety of sedation methods that can help patients relax while they receive care.
We offer a variety of sedation methods that can help patients relax while they receive care.

Consultation

One of our dentists at Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta will conduct an in-depth examination to assess your bone density and oral health. If we determine implants are appropriate, we will recommend a trusted oral surgeon to place the implants.

Preparatory Steps

Some patients need preparatory procedures to create a healthy foundation for implants. This can include bone grafting to increase bone density or treatment for gum disease.

Implant Placement

The oral surgeon will numb the area so you will feel comfortable during the procedure. A small incision is made in the gums and then the titanium posts are carefully inserted.

Healing Period

It usually takes between four and six months for the implant to fuse with the bone, a process called osseointegration.

Abutment Placement

After the implant is secure in the bone, a connector piece called an abutment is attached. It takes about two weeks to heal after this simple procedure.

Impressions

One of our dentists at Advanced Dental Care will then use a sophisticated iTero scanner to capture an impression of the treatment area. This 3-D map of your mouth will be used to create the crown, bridge, or denture. Our dentists use high-quality dental material to create a lifelike restoration that blends in with your teeth to create a natural-looking smile.

Restoration Placement

After the restoration has been fabricated, you will return so that the dentist can test the fit and make any necessary adjustments. Once you and the dentist are pleased with the results, the restoration will be attached. 

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Dental Implants Provide Natural-Looking Results

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At our two Valdosta dentistry offices, we can place a titanium implant through your gums and into the jaw. Then, we will use digital impressions to create the custom crown, denture, or bridge that your implant will support. Contact us to learn more about the life-changing results of implants.
Drs. W. Ashley Moorman, J. Barclay Woodward, and Hardy Gray

Advanced Dental Care

Drs. W. Ashley Moorman, J. Barclay Woodward, and Hardy Gray have been voted the "Best Dentist" in South Georgia and are affiliated with many prestigious organizations, including: 

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry 

To learn more about our office, request a consultation online or call us at (229) 242-4441.

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