Restore Your Smile With a Dental Implant
Dental implants at Oral Surgery Specialists of Oklahoma are a popular and versatile choice for replacing missing or damaged teeth. At our office in Oklahoma City, OK, our board-certified surgeons provide patients with a range of benefits, including full functionality, a natural appearance, and the potential to last a lifetime. Dental implants are an appealing option because they completely restore the missing tooth from root to crown. The design can be used to restore a single tooth, replace multiple teeth as part of a bridge, or even support a full arch of missing teeth. Dental implants are also the only tooth replacement option that preserve the health of your jaw bone and prevent bone loss.
A dental implant is used to restore a missing tooth. Its unique design mimics the structure of a natural tooth and provides the support needed to chew, speak, and smile with ease. The implant post is the first piece placed in the mouth and acts in the same manner as a tooth’s root. It integrates with the jaw during the healing period and continues to stimulate jaw growth and health throughout the life of the implant. The crown is custom-made to look just like a natural tooth. When the dental implant post has healed, the crown is placed and secured to the post with the abutment. Once complete, the restoration can last a lifetime with good oral hygiene and routine dental checkups.
Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants are stable.
Patients can eat and speak with ease, knowing that their implants are securely integrated with their jaw bone.
Dental implants are a permanent solution.
The crown is custom-made to blend in with the natural teeth, allowing patients to smile with confidence.
Dental implants help promote a natural-looking smile.
Dental implants can last a lifetime with proper oral hygiene habits and routine dental checkups.
Dental implants are part of a healthy mouth.
Dental implants stimulate the jaw bone, preventing bone loss and dental shifting.
Hear From Dental Implant Patients
These patients can tell you about the firsthand experience undergoing dental implant treatment at our office.
The first step in the restoration process is to see Drs. Bryan and Goodson for an initial consultation. During this appointment, we will present you with all your options for tooth restoration.
Yomi® Robotic System
We're the first practice in the state of Oklahoma to utilize the highly advanced surgical guiding system, Yomi®. This system ensures highly accurate and beneficial implant placement, and it is the first and only FDA-cleared robotic device to assist with dental implant surgery. By providing haptic guidance, Yomi is able to improve the accuracy and overall success of dental implant placements.
Placing Dental Implants
The first step in the restoration process is to see Dr. Bryan and Dr. Goodson for an initial consultation. During this appointment, we will present you with all your options for tooth replacement, including dental implants, and assist you in making the right decision to meet your oral health goals. We will complete a thorough oral examination as well as produce highly detailed 3D images of your teeth and face using state-of-the-art i-CAT™ technology to develop a personalized treatment plan for your procedure.
We're the first practice in the state of Oklahoma to utilize the highly advanced surgical guiding system, Yomi®. This system ensures highly accurate and beneficial implant placement. Visit our Yomi page to learn more.
In some circumstances, patients require additional procedures, such as tooth extraction or bone grafting, to prepare the mouth for dental implant placement. When this is the case, patients sometimes require a separate procedure before placing the dental implant.
During the first surgical procedure, the oral surgeon places the dental implant post into the missing tooth socket. We offer a broad range of sedation options to make patients feel comfortable throughout this surgery.
During the healing period, the dental implant post integrates with the jaw bone, creating a sturdy base for the rest of the restoration. When the dental implants have integrated with the bone, a restorative dentist will fabricate the final crown, place it in the mouth, and secure it to the post using the abutment. This allows patients to function as though they have natural teeth, chewing tough foods like steak, biting into apples, and cleaning their teeth with routine brushing and flossing.
Meet Britney, Our Dental Implant Coordinator
Dental Implants Cost and Other Common Questions
Many patients ask, “What is the cost of dental implants?” At Oral Surgery Specialists of Oklahoma, we strive to provide dental implants at a rate that is competitive in the Oklahoma City metro area. The final cost of your dental implant procedure will be dependent on many factors, including the number of implants placed, your insurance coverage, your desired anesthetic, and the need for any additional procedures, such as bone grafting.
Reviews From Our Dental Implant Patients
Teresa Reviews Her Dental Implant ProcedureWatch Review
"My family dentist in Elk City referred me initially to Dr. Bryan to do some implant work. When I met with Dr. Bryan, they went over everything they were going to do. I think they showed videos, and I knew exactly what was going to happen whenever I did have the implant surgery, and so, everything went great. The recovery in my case went really well. Very little pain. It really wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. Dr. Bryan really put me at ease when I first met with him. This whole facility — they make you feel comfortable, they make you feel welcome. After the implant surgery, I've noticed that my implants do feel like natural teeth. There's no issues or problems with them. I'm very pleased with them."
Cynthia Reviews Her Dental Implant ProcedureWatch Review
"My two front teeth were in dire need of some help, and I heard that they are actually very good at what they do, and they have replaced my two front ones with implants, and I've been very pleased with them. I had actually had a crown to begin with, and when the post broke, it would literally completely fall out sometimes when I would talk, so it was a disaster. The staff here is just absolutely wonderful. They're very caring, very professional. They just really make you feel relaxed when you go back. Oh, Dr. Bryan is just a sweetheart. He comes in singing most of the time. The implants are like my own teeth; you just don't know that they're any different. I'm just glad I had a place like this to come to have them done."
David Reviews His Dental Implant ProcedureWatch Review
"Well, my regular dentist said that I’d cracked a tooth, and there were several different ways I could go about getting this fixed, and one of them was an implant, and he recommended Dr. Jeremy Goodson. So, when I met Dr. Goodson, his calm demeanor settled me down, and by the time you’re through, you go, “Okay, this is the guy to do the job for me.” When he walked in, he started asking me questions about me, instead of about the procedure, and I think that adds for the very comfort level that you would have with any doctor. I think it just makes for a very good experience. It did for me. It really did work well. There’s very little pain in mine, and this is the third one I’ve had. I’d strongly recommend that you give Dr. Goodson a chance to prove his skills to you, and I think you’ll be extremely happy."
DeNean Reviews Her Dental Implant ProcedureWatch Review
"I had an abscess under the tooth that was cracked, so I came to see Dr. Goodson. And so I was a little anxious about it, but he is so gentle and so nice and he sits down and he talks with you. He just walks you through it and he was very reassuring. Really, he has been so gentle and so easygoing. I never had one pain, not one bit of pain. The people that work with him are so friendly and so nice. I’ve enjoyed being here. I would come back again."
Rosalind Reviews Her Dental Implant ProcedureWatch Review
"I was missing quite a few teeth on the upper right side, and then I had discoloration of the teeth at the front, and so I wanted them all to match, and the recommendation was for the dental implants. It was annoying because I really couldn't chew on my right side like I should, so my main focus was chewing on the front teeth, as well as the few that I had on the left side, which was causing discomfort. Well, I was a little nervous at first because I knew that I was going to have to lose all of my upper teeth, but right now, I feel totally confident that it was the right decision for me. They called periodically just to see how I was doing throughout the week, and if I needed anything, they were right there. I felt like it was exceptional care. Dr. Bryan is a great person, and I would recommend him to anyone. This practice in general, I would just recommend them to anyone. It's a major difference. I can really eat now. I'm glad I made this decision. I really am."