Choosing an Implant Dentist
Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically implanted in the jaw bone to replace lost tooth roots and provide exceptional support for restorations. Performed correctly, the procedure can be truly life-changing, offering a lifetime of dependable support for dentures and crowns.
The success of a dental implant procedure depends largely on the dentist's degree of skill and training. When it comes to the decisions regarding this procedure, choosing an implant dentist is perhaps the most important. Queens dentist Clifford Degel has helped hundreds of implant patients rebuild their smiles with dental implants. Book an appointment with us today to learn more about what sets Astoria Dental Group apart.
When it comes to any treatment, from dental implants to a routine checkup, the most satisfied patients are those who take the steps to choose a reputable care provider. When researching dentists, you should consider their:
- Specialized training
- Quality of service, as exemplified in testimonials and before-and-after photos
It is also very important to choose a dentist with whom you feel comfortable. You deserve a dentist who has a good bedside manner, and treats you with compassion and genuine interest in your health.
Dr. Degel: An Renowned and Experienced Dentist
Dr. Degel has more than two decades of experience placing and restoring dental implants. He practices a conservative, individualized approach to implant dentistry, and listens closely to patients' concerns and goals in order to deliver excellent results.
In addition to belonging to the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Degel also belongs to the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Society of Osseointegration, and American College of Oral Implantology. His high level of care has earned him a number of distinctions, including " America's Top Dentist" for 2005 and 2006 by the Consumers Research Council of America, Best of the "Tri-State Area” in Vogue's December 2002 issue, and a feature on "Top Docs."
State-of-the-art Dental Implant Technology
At Astoria Dental Group, our team is committed to implementing the latest technology. The planning stages of dental implant surgery are critical, requiring advanced tools to determine placement and evaluate jaw bone density. Dr. Degel uses computed tomography (CT) scans to create detailed images of the jaw and surrounding tissues to guide dental implant surgery.
We several types of implants, incorporating advancements such as the Mini Drive-Lock™ and SimPlant™ systems. These allow us to restore our patients' smiles in just one appointment. We will conduct a thorough initial consultation to determine whether traditional implants or immediate-placement implants are right for you. If a patient needs to undergo bone grafting in order to accommodate dental implants, we can perform this advanced procedure on-site.
Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Degel
If you are ready to begin the process of choosing an implant dentist, we invite you to schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Degel. His friendly nature and attention to detail can help you to experience the maximum benefits of this landmark restorative dentistry procedure.