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The Maryland Center for Dental Wellness | Dental Implant FAQ's in Bethesda


The Maryland Center for
Dental Wellness

 "Exceptional Dentistry in a Caring Environment"

Conveniently located across from National
Institutes of Health

Stanley T. Dorrow, DDS
9010 Old Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 564-1542
Fax: (301) 530- 3293
Email: drdorrow@verizon.net

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Dental Implant FAQ's

What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a permanent replacement for a missing tooth. It is a titanium screw that is placed into the jaw bone. An abutment and crown is then placed on the implant to provide a new tooth that is permanent and looks just like a natural tooth.

How are dental implants different than dentures?
Dentures are a removable set of teeth or partial set of teeth that need to be removed and cared for in a special manner. They can often feel bulky and are difficult to get used to. Dental implants are a permanent replacement for missing teeth that can be cared for just like natural teeth.

What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants look and feel just like real teeth, they are permanent, you can eat the foods you want without any fear of embarrassment, and they procedure is very successful.

Who can place a dental implant 

We may be able to place implants depending on the difficulty of the case. If not, we will recommend you to another specialist that will perform the procedure.

How much do implants cost?
The fee of your dental implants will vary based on many conditions. Schedule a consultation with us to determine the fee for your implants and a financing plan if you wish.

Do dental implants hurt?
No. A local anesthetic will be given before the procedure so that you do not feel any discomfort. If you have anxiety or fear you should discuss sedation options with us.

How long do implants last?
When cared for properly, implants should last a lifetime. Proper oral hygiene and regular continuing care visits are essential to the success of your implant.

Bethesda Dentist | Dental Implant FAQ's. Stanley Dorrow is a Bethesda Dentist.