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Dental Implants

Tooth loss can make simple pleasures like eating and speaking difficult. 

Dental implants help fill in the gap so you can enjoy the foods you love and speak confidently again.

Our skilled team of dentists in Marietta, GA, can help restore your smile with implants and beautiful restorations.

What Are Dental Implants?

An implant is a titanium or zirconia post that acts as an artificial tooth root to support custom restorations such as dentures, dental crowns, and dental bridges. Implants not only offer superior stability, but they also provide the jaw with the stimulation it needs to remain healthy. They are the only restorative dentistry procedure that can stop and prevent the jawbone deterioration that can occur with tooth loss. 

Take a Close Look at Dental Implants

In this example, a single missing tooth is replaced using a titanium implant, an abutment, and a dental crown. The abutment is a connector piece that allows your dentist to secure your denture, bridge, or crown to the dental implant. 

Missing Most of Your Teeth? Consider All-on-4 Dental Implants

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With the advanced All-on-4® method, patients with complete tooth loss can receive a new smile in just one day.

Tooth loss is often followed by bone loss. Traditionally, patients with bone loss often required preparatory bone grafting before qualifying for implant-supported dentures. That's no longer the case, thanks to All-on-4.

Using the All-on-4 method, your dentist can place a denture using just four strategically positioned dental implants along an arch. Two of these implants are inserted at an angle to maximize your existing bone material. All-on-4 dentures can often be placed on the same day as implant surgery, so patients don't need to wait for their new smile. 

Benefits of Dental Implants

Restored Function

Even one missing tooth can make chewing and talking difficult. Dental implants help fill in the gap to restore your oral function. 

Superior Stability

Traditional dentures rely on messy adhesives to remain in place. Even then, there is a risk of slippage. Implant-supported dentures are secured directly to the implants. There is no need for adhesives and no risk of slippage.

Jawbone Health

Jawbone deterioration can lead to a sunken facial appearance, further tooth loss, and more. Implants provide the jaw with the stimulation it needs to stay healthy and prevent atrophy. 

Restored Appearance

Patients with tooth loss often report feeling embarrassed with their smiles. Dental implants paired with a custom restoration can give you the stunning smile you have dreamed of. 

Start Your Smile Restoration Journey

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Living with tooth loss can be difficult and even painful. Dental implants can improve your quality of life and restore oral function while giving you a beautiful smile. 

Get started on your smile restoration journey by visiting our dental office in Marietta, GA. One of our dentists will examine your oral health and discuss your needs and preferences to determine if dental implants are right for you. Request a consultation online or call our dental practice at:

(770) 941-6979

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Hear Why Marietta Chooses Us "Highly recommend."


Elizabeth Irby

Marietta, GA


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An amazingly friendly dental practice of real people who welcome you into their office like a new family member. I am so pleased with the thorough care for my teeth and really listening to my concerns. Highly recommend.

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Bryan Morris

Marietta, GA


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A box of the most wonderful and nicest people ever. I hate to admit it but I am actually looking forward to going back. TO THE DENTIST!!

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Concerned About Costs? We accept financing options

While we do accept most dental insurance, dental implant costs are often not covered. However, your plan may cover other parts of treatment, like the restoration. We will verify your coverage to maximize your benefits. 

To help cover other expenses or to help if you do not have dental insurance, we accept CareCredit®, Sunbit, and Proceed financing. This allows patients to break the cost of their treatment into affordable monthly payments. We also offer an in-house dental saving plan that includes a discount on needed treatments. 

Implant Treatment Timeline


During your initial consultation at our Marietta, GA, dental office, your dentist will examine your mouth and discuss your history and goals to determine if dental implants are right for you. 


Before your implant procedure begins, your dentist will thoroughly numb the area. We also offer sedation dentistry to help ensure you are completely comfortable during your treatment. 

Implant Placement

Your dentist will make a small incision in the gums before inserting the titanium or zirconia implant. If you have a single missing tooth, one implant is used. Two to eight implant posts are needed per arch if you require a bridge or dentures. 


Over the next several months, you will be given time to heal. This allows the implants to fuse to the jawbone in a process called osseointegration.

Some treatments, such as All-on-4 implants, may allow for the immediate placement of a temporary restoration right after surgery.

Abutment Placement

Once you are healed, you will have another appointment to allow your dentist to place the abutments. These connector pieces attach your restoration to the implants. After the abutments are placed, you will have a second healing period lasting a few weeks.


Next, you will return to our Marietta dental practice for your restoration placement. Your dentist will secure your denture, crown, or bridge and ensure proper fit and comfort. Your restoration will look, feel, and function just like your natural teeth.

All that is left to do is enjoy your new smile. 


Caring for Your New Smile

With proper care, your implants can last a lifetime, while your restoration can last for 15 years or more. Maintaining your restored smile is easy. Here are a few tips to keep your smile healthy and beautiful for years to come:

Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

Treat your implant-supported restoration just like natural teeth. Brush twice a day for at least two minutes each. Don't forget to floss.

Continue Routine Dental Visits

Be sure to visit our Marietta dental practice for routine cleanings and exams. This will help prevent issues and keep your mouth healthy. 

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Carol Mugi

Marietta, GA


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Always very professional from the second you walk in until you leave . I truly appreciate the information they give so that one stays informed on the treatment and preventative care. Thank you

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Carol Mugi

Marietta, GA


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Always very professional from the second you walk in until you leave . I truly appreciate the information they give so that one stays informed on the treatment and preventative care. Thank you

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Atlanta West Dentistry

Atlanta West Dentistry is led by Dr. Travis WatsonDr. Cameron B. Watson, and Dr. Lauren Bowersox. Our patient-centered dental practice is dedicated to providing comprehensive and advanced dentistry in a comfortable and anxiety-free environment. Our professional affiliations include:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Georgia Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • The American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • The International College of Dentists
  • The American Orthodontic Society

Request an appointment today by contacting us online or by calling us at our office in Marietta, GA: (770) 941-6979.

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