Evaluating Dental Implant Surgeon

Tips on Evaluating Your Dental Implant Surgeon

A dental implant surgeon, specialist, or provider is a dental professional who has received additional training and education in the placement and restoration of dental implants. Dental implants are a restorative based procedure with a surgical component. Dental Implants should be planned with the restoration in mind.

Essential Factors to Consider in a Dental Implant Surgeon

It is important when choosing your dental implant surgeon that you evaluate and keep the following in mind.

  1. Education and Training: Check if the dental surgeon has the appropriate education and training to practice dentistry in your area. Look for degrees, certifications, and licenses that they have obtained.
  2. Experience: Find out how long the dental surgeon has been practicing and if they have experience in the specific dental procedure you need.
  3. Reviews and Reputation: Check online reviews and ask for referrals from friends and family to gauge the reputation of the dental surgeon.
  4. Communication and Bedside Manner: Look for a dental surgeon who is communicative, empathetic, and willing to answer your questions and address your concerns.
  5. Technology and Equipment: Evaluate the dental surgeon’s office and equipment to ensure they are using up-to-date technology and tools.
  6. Cleanliness and Safety: Check if the dental surgeon follows standard safety and hygiene protocols to ensure the cleanliness and safety of their practice.
  7. Pricing and Insurance: Consider the cost of the dental procedure and if the dental surgeon accepts your insurance plan. Ask about payment plans and financing options if necessary.

Overall, it’s important to find a dental surgeon who has the proper education and training, experience, good reviews and reputation, effective communication and bedside manner, up-to-date technology and equipment, cleanliness and safety protocols, and fair implant pricing and insurance policies.

Our Dental Implant Surgeons: Dr. Sheth and Dr. Lim

Here at Scottsdale Dental Solutions, our implant dentists, Dr. Sheth and Dr. Lim have advanced training in dental implant placement and restoration. They routinely perform both the surgery and prosthetic components and design their treatment plans with the restoration in mind.

Dr. Sheth’s Extensive Training and Experience in Dental Implants

Dr. Sheth was trained on dental implants at the Midwest Implant Institute in Columbus, OH. Midwest Implant Institute is the oldest implant training center dating back to 1980.

His training under Dr. Rob and Duke Heller was continued with further education at other institutions around the country by some of the nation’s top providers. He completed additional training on the All on 4 procedure and zygomatic implants at the Malo Clinic in Portugal, the home of AO4 or All-on-4. He has taken further education in zygomatic and pterygoid implants and has contributed articles and case studies in the area of zygomatic implants and 3D Digital and Printing technologies.

He shares his passion for dental implant surgery and expertise with other clinicians around the country through AOX Education and speaks on the topic of digital workflows and surgery relating to full mouth dental implants.

Importance of Restoration Proficiency in Dental Implant Surgery

It is important to make sure your dental implant surgeon is proficient in the restoration process of any implant surgery, as all dental implants should be placed in a position that allows them to be restored so the patient has both an esthetic and functional restoration and brief implant surgery recovery period.

Advanced Technology and Facilities at Scottsdale Dental Solutions

At Scottsdale Dental Solutions, we have the latest digital technology, including 3D X-Ray scan, Digital Intraoral 3D scanner, Photogrammetry, in-office CAD design and CAM milling solutions, onsite removable and fixed restoration ceramist along with a state of the art outpatient surgical suite where we can perform different levels of sedation ranging from nitrous, oral sedation, IV sedation, and even general anesthesia.

Transforming Smiles with Dental Implants at Scottsdale Dental Solutions

At Scottsdale Dental Solutions, we are able to treat some of the most complex cases with dental implants and advanced technology to give our patients beautiful, natural life changing smiles.

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