Chattanooga Periodontics and Dental Implants Increase Dental Implant Eligibility in Chattanooga, TN with Bone Grafting

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Dr. Charles Felts and Dr. Elizabeth Felts Randall welcome patients for bone grafting in Chattanooga, TN to increase candidacy for dental implants. Tooth replacement with dental implants restores long-term health, function, and beauty to a patient’s smile.

Drs. Elizabeth Randall and Charles Felts, Periodontists in Chattanooga, TN

Drs. Elizabeth Randall and Charles Felts Improve Candidacy for Dental Implants in Chattanooga, TN

Having a single implant is the best way to replace a tooth. It feels the most natural and has the best longevity. It’s going to last for years.

Chattanooga Periodontics and Dental Implants invites patients to experience the long-term benefits of dental implants in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Charles Felts and Dr. Elizabeth Felts Randall ensure candidacy for implants through bone grafting.

Patients with missing teeth will eventually experience jawbone resorption. This loss of bone shape and density occurs because teeth are no longer present to stimulate the natural bone. Over time, the bone shrinks until it is not strong enough to support tooth replacements like dental implants. To create the necessary bone foundation to support dental implants, Drs. Felts and Randall offer bone grafting.

Bone grafting refers to procedures that rebuild proper bone levels in the jaw by adding grafting material to the area of resorption. Specific procedures include a sinus lift that replaces lost bone beneath the sinus cavity and ridge augmentation, which replaces bone along a natural jaw ridge or fills a tooth socket after extraction. Bone can be either from the patient’s own body or from a donor source. When placed at the treatment site and allowed to heal, this bone material and the patient’s existing bone fuse together. After a few months, this rebuilt jawbone will be dense and strong enough to support dental implants.

Dental implants are permanent tooth replacements Drs. Felts and Randall can use to restore one tooth or several missing teeth. They also offer TeethXpress® full arch dental implants to replace an entire mouth of failing or missing teeth. The dental implant posts surgically placed in the jawbone support a dental crown, bridge, denture, or full-arch prosthesis. Once restored, dental implants provide over 98 percent return to dental function while looking and feeling like natural teeth.

“Having a single implant is the best way to replace a tooth. It feels the most natural and has the best longevity. It’s going to last for years,” says Dr. Felts.

Drs. Felts and Randall welcome patients interested in dental implants to schedule a consultation for bone grafting in Chattanooga, TN. New patients can visit http://www.chattanoogaperio.com or call 423-756-2450.

About the Periodontists

Chattanooga Periodontics and Dental Implants offers specialty dental care for patients in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Charles Felts III has been practicing as a periodontist for over 30 years. A published specialist and frequent lecturer, Dr. Felts has also served as the President of numerous organizations including the Southern Academy of Periodontology and the Tennessee Society of Periodontists. Dr. Elizabeth “Beth” Felts Randall earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with high distinction from the University of Kentucky and attended a three-year Periodontology residency program at the University of Alabama. Both doctors are Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology who enjoy forming lasting relationships with patients in the Chattanooga area. Chattanooga Periodontics and Dental Implants conveniently offers LANAP® laser gum treatment, TeethXpress® full arch dental implants, bone grafting, and oral plastic surgery. To learn more about Drs. Felts and Randall or the services they offer, visit http://www.chattanoogaperio.com or call 423-756-2450 to schedule a consultation.

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