Dental Implants Charleston, SC
It’s tough to enjoy life to the fullest when your oral health is in decline. Whether you’re heading to work over the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, catching a flight out of Charleston International Airport, or taking in the sights and sounds of Charleston City Market, you want to be pain-free, ready to enjoy snacks and meals, and feel confident flashing a friendly smile.
High-quality dental implants may be exactly the oral health solution you need. Getting Full Mouth Dental Implants is a major decision and often one of the biggest investments our patients ever make. The world-class surgeons and support staff at Doctors Implants are ready to support you every step of the way. Let’s take a closer look at what the dental implant process looks like at Doctors Implants.
Who Is This For?
If you are someone who is frustrated with the hamster wheel of old school dentistry, someone who has been told they aren’t a candidate for dental implants due to lack of bone in your jaw, someone whose medical conditions have caused your teeth to fail, or someone that has been avoiding the dentist due to past trauma, the 6-Hour Smile at Doctors Implants may be right for you.
- Patients with dental problems–root canals, crowns, missing teeth or gum disease.
- Patients with systemic diseases–autoimmune disorders, medications, or pregnancy that cause failing teeth.
- Patients with systemic problems–cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorder, Alzheimer’s disease.
- Patients with dental anxiety–anxiety caused from poor dental experiences or procedures in the past.
Why Choose Doctors Implants?
Doctors Implants’ patient services are simply unparalleled in Charleston, SC, and surrounding communities such as Summerville, Knightsville, Jericho, and Parkers Ferry. Our team of exceptional, board-certified Maxillofacial Surgeons attends to each and every dental implant patient personally in our state-of-the-art facility. Cutting-edge technology combined with ample experience makes for quick, research-informed processes and successful patient outcomes in even the most complex of cases. A dedicated helpmate (treatment coordinator) sees each patient through their entire dental implant procedure, including financial planning.
At our facility, our team of skilled cosmetic artists craft custom teeth in our in-house laboratory. The teeth are composed of a zirconium and oxygen material and are meticulously hand-layered to produce natural-looking striations and shading in both the teeth and gums. Nobody will be able to tell the difference between your new dental implants and your natural teeth.
Our Dental Implant Procedure
Receiving your 6-Hour Smile is a streamlined process with no extras or hidden fees.
Here is what patients can expect before and during dental implant surgery at our Charleston office:
Free Doctors Consultation
- 1.5 hours in a spa-like environment. This is a judgment free zone!
- Receive a free CT scan
- Get paired with a helpmate (treatment coordinator), who is there with you as your advocate throughout your smile journey.
- Meet the doctor, and receive the best medical advice. At Doctors Implants, our doctors are the difference!
- Discuss financial planning and find a plan that works best for your particular oral situation.
Day of Surgery–Get your Full Mouth Dental Implant Solution (6 Hour Smile)
- Undergo the proper recommended sedation options (go to sleep)
- Failing teeth are removed and jaw bone is prepped
- Meanwhile, your artificial teeth are designed by our highly skilled in-house lab team
- Implants are hand-placed using cutting-edge spatial technology
- Wake up with minimal pain
- Receive new, beautiful, natural-looking teeth on top of the dental implants—held together with interlocking screws to provide a permanent solution
- Leave the office 6 hours later with your finished dental implants and a new smile
Our experienced surgeons perform dental implant procedures several times a day and are highly skilled in creating and placing prostheses that are long-lasting and look just like natural teeth.
Benefits of Dental Implants
Permanent solution for damaged or missing teeth
Look and feel just like real teeth
Boost your health and confidence
Eat a normal diet
Are Dental Implants Right for You?
Just as knees, hips, and other parts of the body need replacing over the course of many people’s lives, your teeth are no different.
At Doctors Implants, you can get the permanent smile and mouth you want.
Dental implants may be the right dental treatment for you if you have multiple missing teeth, gum disease, ongoing dental issues, or have been diagnosed with a systemic condition that impacts your oral health. The best way to know for sure if dental implants are the right choice for your particular circumstances is to book a free consultation with one of Doctors Implants’ oral and maxillofacial surgeons.
Already been told that you’re not a good candidate for dental implants due to bone loss in your jaw? Doctors Implants can help. We’ve never turned away a patient due to bone loss and have successfully treated thousands of complex cases.
Full Range of Dental Implant Services in Charleston, SC
At Doctors Implants we provide the following services to patients from Charleston and surrounding areas like Huger, Woodland, and Jericho:
- Full upper arch dental implants
- Full lower arch dental implants
- Full upper and lower arch dental implants
- Individual dental implants (depending on the circumstances)
We do not offer implant supported bridges, traditional dentures, or snap-ons.
To book your free consultation at Doctors Implants, call 1-844-SMILES2!
Andrew Mueller, DMD, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Andrew R Mueller, a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, is dual trained in both dentistry and medicine. He received his dental degree with honors from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School. With extensive training in anesthesia and surgical residency at UT Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dr. Mueller is highly qualified to manage medically complex patients. He places approximately 3000 dental implants each year, making him one of the top oral surgeons in the US. Patients with challenging or previously failed cases travel from all over the country to seek his expertise.
Michael Porter, DDS
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Porter is dedicated to providing exceptional care, combining leading technological advances, safety, and expertise to ensure a comfortable experience and optimal results for his patients.
He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS), a full member of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Dental Association (ADA), the South Carolina Dental Association (SCDA) and the South Carolina Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (SCSOMS).
Dr. Porter practices a broad scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery but especially enjoys dental implants and jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) because of the life-changing effect these surgeries can have for his patients. Dr. Porter has completed hundreds of hours of additional training in these areas and continues to learn while pursing his passion for oral maxillofacial surgery.
Adam Forehand, DMD
Dr. Adam Forehand completed his undergraduate studies at Auburn University and dental education at The University of Alabama. He then sought to advance his expertise by enrolling in a residency program at The Foundry Dental Center in Alabama. It was here where he witnessed the remarkable potential of dental implants in offering hope to patients.
Throughout his residency, Dr. Forehand dedicated himself to restoring the smiles of patients who had suffered from lifelong dental issues, which brought him immeasurable satisfaction. With a genuine passion for his work, Dr. Forehand is eager to guide you through your dental implant journey.
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I a candidate for dental implants?
Our doctors will conduct a comprehensive examination of your mouth and review your medical history to determine your eligibility for dental implants. This consultation is a vital step in the process of achieving a beautiful and healthy smile.
How much does a 6 Hour Smile cost?
The cost of dental implants varies based on the individual patient’s jaw conditions and overall health. Our team of maxillofacial specialists will perform a thorough examination and develop a personalized treatment plan that includes cost information and guides you through the necessary steps to restore your oral health.
Where can I find dental implants near me?
We are proud to offer full mouth dental implants in Charleston, South Carolina and the surrounding areas. Contact our office to schedule a consultation with our doctors.
Is the 6 Hour Smile painful?
Our doctors are skilled in minimizing pain throughout the entire process, utilizing the latest technology and medications available to ensure your comfort and relaxation. Our surgeon has undergone training in anesthesia in a hospital setting, and a team of qualified clinicians will be present to monitor and care for you throughout the procedure, ensuring your comfort and safety.
Contact us at 844-SMILES2 to get your questions answered by our team at Doctors Implants.