A Kingston, PA, dentist offers implants for teeth replacement

Dental implants are just one of several ways in which patients can replace their teeth. Teeth may be lost for a variety of reasons. Some patients may experience tooth loss due to an injury or trauma to their mouth, while others might deal with problems such as periodontal disease.  Regardless of how a tooth was lost, Dr. Stephen Lawrence of Kingston, PA may recommend dental implants as an option for the replacement of one or more teeth.

What is a dental implant?

What is a Dental Implant in Kingston PA Area

By understanding how a dental implant works, patients can see the benefits they provide. Dental implants themselves are small posts made of titanium, a metal that is biocompatible with the body. The implant is placed where a tooth once was, acting as a tooth root replacement. The top of the implant, called the abutment, can be restored after with a:

This allows the implant to replace one or more teeth, ensuring versatility for our patients who visit us at Lawrence Dental Group.

Who is a candidate for dental implants?

Dental implants are not the right choice for all patients. It is best used for patients who have lost one or more teeth and have sufficient jawbone. This is because the dental implant derives its strength and stability from the jawbone, just like a natural tooth. The presence of enough bone is necessary for the surgical procedure to be successful. To determine if a patient is a good fit for dental implants, dental x-rays are often completed to evaluate the jawbone.

Learn more about dental implants

Kingston, PA, area patients interested in learning more about the benefits of the placement and restoration of dental implants can contact Lawrence Dental Group to speak to our team about their options. Dr. Stephen Lawrence is dedicated to providing the best possible care for patients in and around the community of Kingston, PA, at the office, located at 500 3rd Avenue. New and current patients can call the office at (570) 852-2650 to request a consultation visit.

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Dr. Stephen Lawrence Dr. Stephen Lawrence has served as a private practitioner for over 25 years. From Instant Orthodontics to Smile Makeovers’, he is considered as one of the most skilled and experienced cosmetic dentists in the area. He has attended the prestigious Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and is also a certified Clear Aligners Preferred Provider and Perio Protect nonsurgical gum treatment provider. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Pennsylvania Dental Association.

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Dr. Lawrence has state of the art technology and equipment. You are in and out in one visit, if you need a crown, no return visit with a temporary one needed like other dentists, love it!! Dr. Lawrence creates a calming and relaxing environment, so if you’re afraid of the dentist, don’t be, especially here!!!

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Mike C.

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Holy. Crap. I never thought I would love a Dentist, but I love them, so much. Best experience I’ve ever had, period. (however, I may change my opinion after my extraction appointment in a couple of weeks… hahahahaha)

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