Long-Lasting Solutions for Missing Teeth
Sherman Dental offers strong tooth replacements with our secure dental implants. Dr. John Sherman is an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and has extensive experience with implants. This cosmetic dentistry solution can permanently replace a missing tooth or one that is too damaged for other types of repairs.
Our team will perform a thorough physical examination of your teeth and gums and also take x-rays to assess your jawbone. We create individualized treatment plans to meet your dental needs. Our practice is open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and our staff members speak English and Spanish.
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are sturdy and permanent replacement for teeth. They can restore the look, fit, and function that a natural healthy tooth would have. The implant replaces the root portion of the missing tooth, and we use titanium to create them so they can fuse more easily with your jawbone.
We can use dental implants as foundations for All-on-4 teeth or we can create a cosmetic crown to act as the visible part of a tooth above an individual implant. Dental implants allow you to confidently perform your daily activities, such as eating and talking. You can smile confidently with natural-looking teeth and feel comfortable in social settings.
These permanent teeth replacements also help with:
- Limiting bone loss
- Restoring bite strength
- Preventing changes to the shape of your face and cheeks
- Providing support to surrounding teeth
What to Expect When Getting a Dental Implant
If we need to extract a severely broken or decayed tooth before placing your dental implant, we will take care of it first. Afterward, we install the implant into the empty bone socket. A titanium implant takes between 4 to 6 months to adequately fuse with your jawbone. In the case of an individual tooth replacement, we will create a custom abutment to secure the dental crown.
How Do I Care For Dental Implants?
Caring for dental implants is similar to caring for natural teeth. Regular brushing, flossing, and routine dental check-ups are essential. Avoiding excessive biting forces, maintaining a healthy diet, and refraining from smoking are also important for the long-term success of dental implants.
“Dr. Sherman is a solid human. And a Damn good dentist, with an always solid team around him. Is clear about any issues I’ve had and has easily explained and shown me what the issues are. Not pushy at all and has respected my input. He’s a no pain dentist as well. If he didn’t keep telling me to open my mouth wider, I’d easily fall asleep while he’s ... ”- Douglas H.
“Simply outstanding service and staff. I had a painful dental emergency over the weekend while passing through the area. Left message on a Saturday and Monday morning I was in the chair and seeing Dr. Sherman. The staff personable, compassionate to my needs and true professionals, they were able to squeeze me into the busy schedule. I even got some solid ... ”- Stephen G.
“They got me in very quickly for a crown that I had done at another place yesterday that fell off last night. Everyone was friendly, their covid precautions were both excellent and exactly what they said they would be, which I very much appreciate. He was gentle and calm, professional and explained everything very well. Everyone there was friendly, calm, ... ”- Brenna T.
“This Dental office was the 1st to offer assistance to work with the VA on the billing side of the house. All veterans know it’s a pain and a hassle. This is where all veterans in our area need to go as a 1st option. This is aside from the professional service and hospitality ////Retired Military//// ”- Dennis C.
“Reviewing my first visit with Dr. Sherman. I got an emergency appt. for a toothache and was examined and told I needed a crown. They gave me another appointment for 9 am the next morning and by 11:30 I was on my way with a new crown and no toothache. I was very pleased with Dr. Sherman and also his staff and I expect to be a regular patient there now. ”- Robert L.
“Best dental experience to date! I am new to the area and I broke a tooth. They got me in promptly and I had a permanent crown placed in just one visit! Everyone was very friendly and professional. It was a VERY pleasant experience! ”- Trista H.