Select Your Houston Implant Dentist Wisely
Implant Dentistry Houston
Implant dentistry is a complex field; it requires an extremely high level of skill to be able to correctly place and restore implants. Should an unqualified or incompetent dentist botch an implant placement, it can cause serious damage to the jaw bone. To increase the chances of a successful outcome, and minimize your risk of complications, it's imperative to work with a reputable dentist who is forthcoming about his or her experience and training, and willing to provide examples of past work. If you'd like to speak to Dr. Thomas Heap about his implant dentistry experience and training, contact the Houston office of Denali Dental Services today. Our team can also show you before-and-after photos of happy patients.
What should I look for in an implant dentist?
Here are some considerations when selecting the right dentist for you:
Experience - Dr. Thomas Heap has been providing the Houston area with implant dentistry since 1975 . He has not only graduated from a prestigious dental school but also trained with some of the world's leading experts. Dr. Heap's extensive experience and training in the field is one of the best indicators that your dental implants will be placed properly the first time around.
Success Rate - Thousands of patients now enjoy restored dental function and appearance, thanks to Dr. Heap. Selecting a dentist with a track record of successful implant surgeries decreases the risk of complications arising and implant failure. Dr. Heap is precisely this kind of dentist; he can successfully execute the placement and restoration of implants, following a plan with the highest chances for a favorable outcome.
Demeanor - Dr. Heap's patients have described him as "gentle and caring," a "Godsend," and your "first choice." When having a procedure such as the placement of dental implants, you want a dentist who is warm, personable, and reassuring. The prospect of oral surgery can be intimidating, so you'll want someone who can break the steps down in clear, comprehensible language and someone with the patience to answer questions and address any concerns you may have. Dr. Heap fits the bill, which is why so many residents of the Houston area turn to him for implant dentistry.
Scheduling a Consultation with Dr. Heap
Most respected dentists will not begin any implant dentistry treatment without a personal consultation. A consult has several purposes: first, Dr. Heap can share his experience and credentials with you, as well as examples of his past work. Second, he can examine your teeth and take X-rays to determine the condition of your jawbone. You can talk candidly about your needs and goals - in terms of both appearance and function. It's critical to come to a common understanding of what you expect from dental implants - and to communicate this to Dr. Heap. Once it has been decided that implants are the best choice for you, Dr. Heap and our staff can discuss the particulars with you - such as setting up your initial oral surgery, reviewing the risks and potential side effects, and quoting you a cost for treatment.
Contact Dr. Heap for an Implant Dentistry Consultation
If you are exploring the idea of having dental implants placed, you'll want to speak with a reputable dentist. Contact Dr. Thomas Heap, serving Houston, Upper Kirby, and surrounding areas, to talk about what implant dentistry can do for you.