Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue
13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

Transforming a Smile with Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Tooth loss is extremely common in American adults, and a substantial number of people have lost at least one tooth to decay, dental trauma, or periodontal disease by the time they reach middle age. Tooth loss is certainly a cosmetic issue, but it can also be a dental health concern. Replacing missing teeth is essential to continued good dental health.

In the past, fixed dental bridges could be used to replace one tooth or a few teeth while dentures would generally be recommended when most or all of the teeth were missing. However, not all patients were happy with these choices. Dentures tended to pinch and slip, and patients would need to have them adjusted over the years to maintain a comfortable fit. Dental bridges require the alteration of healthy tooth tissue, which can increase the risk of other dental health problems. Dental bridges also may need to be re-bonded or replaced every five to seven years.

Dental implants eliminate these issues because they replace both the root and the crown of the lost teeth and integrate with the jawbone to provide sturdy, lasting support. Two types of dental implants are available, including endosteal implants, which fit directly into the jawbone, and subperiosteal implants, which are placed over the jawbone. The design of the dental implants results in a restoration that feels remarkably like your own natural tooth. The extremely versatile dental implants can be used to support porcelain crowns, bridges, or dentures for a completely customized restoration solution.

The best candidates for dental implants have good general health and good dental health. They have adequate bone tissue to support the implant, and they do not engage in heavy drinking or smoking, which can hinder healing. Patients should also be committed to maintaining good dental care habits after implant placement. A skilled dentist can provide the dental implants cost and help you determine if you are a candidate for the procedure.

Because dental implants are made using biocompatible titanium, the risk of complications is extremely low. However, all surgical procedures carry some risk of complications and may not be right for all patients or situations, so it is important to talk to a dentist in Detroit about your options.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Detroit, call Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue today at (313) 651-7260 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Detroit. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue. 

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Patient Reviews
Thank you Mr. Ward, Ms. B and Dr. Patel for giving me my smile back. Seeing my children’s faces light up was priceless.
Yvette P.
Very good 😁
Connie T.
Very happy with the staff and their professionalism
Ennis M.
Everyone was nice an patient….
Nina J.
Definitely a good place to take the kids, in and out.
AD C.
I love dr.patel and his assistants Mohammed and Donnell,they are the best team, and I just love that office period, Jackie she cleans my teeth she is good, no pain. I will truly tell anyone to go […]
Annette B.
Has been my dental office for years! The staff is always friendly and courteous from front to back! Janice has been one excellent dental specialist for me and my family, outstanding services and a […]
Tarsheema P.
My visit was 08/09/17.Jacklin Brown and a young gentleman, I don’t remember his name but he took exrays of my teeth. They where very very nice. They explained everything to me as they were […]
Latricie T.
Nice and friendly place clean no long wait and trustworthy people👌Dr Duan and her Assistant tawanna are the best👌
Jamira D.
The dentist as assistant were great. They put my daughter at ease.
Tomarra R.
Ms. B and Mr.Warren were excellent. Great customer service.
Pamela W.
Wonderful service…I was treated by Janice and services was excellent.
Tarsheema P.
The Dr. bedside matters is very pleasant he is very attentive to how your feeling throughout what ever type of procedure and he explains very well the pros and cons of what he is doing. His assistant […]
Caressa T.
Dr Vineet an his assistant Mahamad treated my mother great….
Payton J.
The staff was very nice. Little Don is the best dental assistant I could’ve asked for and Dr. Patel was very kind and informative. The front staff was respectful but they could pick up the pace […]
Danielle C.
Awesome it’s been with me and my family since my first son was born 13 years ago and to this day they’re still in our family they are awesome and since I’ve had my last son […]
Marie J.
Good work
Sterling B.
Very courteous and professional
Jasmine W.
They made me very comfortable..
Ronald H.
Love the team they’re always very kind and patient
Raven J.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (313) 651-7260
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