Now that you’ve made the important decision to choose dental implants, it’s time to find the best provider for your needs. Not all implant providers are the same: some are too far away, some have different kinds of training, and others offer different kinds of implants. Let’s take a look at some important questions to ask as you filter through implant providers, and why Dr. Abedini could be the one you’re looking for.
Education and Experience
In addition to dental education, it’s important that implant providers are certified and trained in placing dental implants. This isn’t a skill you can pick up at any college — it requires intensive continued education through a specific university program or through organizations such as the Misch Implant Institute. In addition, implant providers are advised to continue their education throughout their career, as the field of implant dentistry is constantly changing and becoming more advanced.
Dr. Abedini not only earned his degree from the USC School of Dentistry, but he went on to graduate from the Misch Implant Institute in 2008. He’s also a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, so you can trust Dr. Abedinin with your implant care.
Financing and Credibility
Don’t be afraid to ask your dentist about their success rate for patients who’ve received dental implants. Also, a good implant provider will likely before and after photos to share, further demonstrating their credibility. Their goal should be to keep your implant as natural-looking as possible, not just to fill the gap in your smile with any restoration.
It also helps if the practice you choose offers financing options for your dental implant. It’s understandable that the price of this treatment may cause some patients to hesitate, but flexible financing allows many patients to get the implants they need. For example, we offer convenient plans such as CareCredit and accept most insurance providers at our practice to help our patients offset the costs.
Proximity to Long Beach, CA
It’s important to take into account how far away your dental implant provider is. You may be visiting them often for check-ups and maintenance. Long-distance trips will drain your time and money, not to mention you’ll be at risk if you experience an emergency with your implant.
All Smiles Dental Group is conveniently located for patients in Long Beach, with easy access to all the dental treatments you need. We gladly accept new and returning patients who are curious about dental implant treatment, and we’re always happy to answer your questions.
Looking for Dental Implants? We Can Help!
The search for an ideal dental implant provider doesn’t have to be as daunting as you think. Consider the three important aspects above, in addition to making your own list of questions that you want answered. As a patient, you have a right to learn more about your provider’s training and success rate, so don’t be afraid to ask. If you have any other questions, give us a call and schedule a consultation with Dr. Abedini at All Smiles Dental Group.