The #1 Solution to Tooth Loss

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He saw me very quickly when I called and said that I had an emergency. I was able to get in that day. He did an excellent job with my implant. I love the smile that Dr. Porter has given me.


Long-Lasting, Life-Changing Dental Implants

If you have one or more missing teeth, you may be struggling to bite and chew or feel embarrassed to talk, laugh, and socialize. Missing most or all your teeth can result in changes in your facial appearance, a decline in your health, and increased discomfort or self-consciousness.

No matter how many teeth you are missing, dental implants are the “gold standard” solution. These permanent tooth replacements restore your oral health, smile aesthetics, and dental function and do so for decades!

Our team at Charlotte Dental Arts is experienced in providing dental implants in Charlotte, NC and can help you achieve a new smile and quality of life with this permanent solution.

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The Characteristics of a Dental Implant

Dental implants are made up of three components—post, abutment, and restoration—that mimic the function of natural teeth. Secured in your jawbone, dental implants are one of the most versatile tooth replacements available, able to replace any number of missing teeth. This permanent solution requires the precision of a skilled implant dentist and advanced surgical technology to optimize the outcomes of your treatment and its long-term success.

Our team routinely provides dental implant treatment across a variety of cases, leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and high-quality materials for best results. With our expertise, we can help you experience a life of health, function, and confidence with dental implants in Charlotte, NC!

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Our Dental Implant Treatment Process

Your dental implant treatment at Charlotte Dental Arts is personalized to your specific oral health needs and smile goals. You’ll first complete a consultation with our implant dentist in Charlotte, NC, where we’ll discuss your dental and medical history, take digital x-rays, and create a custom treatment plan. 

Next, you’ll undergo surgery, which may involve tooth extractions and bone grafting along with dental implant placement. We use fully guided techniques for all our surgeries to ensure an efficient procedure, with exact and predictable results. 

You’ll be resting comfortably under sedation and remain pain-free during your surgery. In many cases, we’re able to attach a temporary tooth or set of teeth at this same appointment. 

As your mouth heals over the next three or more months, you’ll be able to eat comfortably and enjoy restored smile aesthetics until you receive your permanent, custom-made dental implant restoration.

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Blending Experience, Skill, and Digital Technology

To provide lasting solutions, our implant dentist has achieved Diplomate status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and has completed extensive surgical and restorative training through the world-renowned Pankey Institute, Spear Education, and the Dawson Academy. Having completed all coursework, he is well-versed in dental implant placement and restoration, with unique qualifications and skills to complete your treatment.

Using such state-of-the-art technologies as CBCT imaging, digital impressions, and guided implant surgery, he consistently achieves great success in the hundreds of dental implants he has placed and restored. As a result, Dr. Edwin Porter has established himself in the Charlotte, NC area as a leader in both digital dentistry and dental implant treatment. Seeking his expertise for your care ensures your treatment is predictable and your results are beautiful, functional, and long-lasting.

Why Choose Dental Implants?

Dental implants provide numerous advantages over other tooth replacement options. Unlike dental bridges, dental implants do not require healthy teeth to be present to support the restoration. Dental implants only need proper jawbone density to remain secure and strong, where they will in turn provide stimulation to keep the bone healthy. Unlike dentures, dental implants are permanently secured in your jawbone and act like artificial tooth roots (implant posts). They are permanently fixed and stable enough to restore over 99% of natural biting and chewing power. For this reason, implants are one of the preferred solutions and virtually all patients who come to Charlotte Dental Arts are candidates for dental implants.

The Lasting Benefits of Dental Implants

Your Custom Dental Implant Options

Dental implants can support a single dental crown or a dental bridge to replace one or more missing teeth in a row. Dental implants can also be used to increase the stability of a modified denture, which snaps securely to the implants placed in the jawbone. For patients with many or all missing teeth, dental implants can permanently support a full, fixed bridge of artificial teeth. This solution makes it possible to eat any type of food with life-like, strong teeth. In all cases, dental implants improve your ability to eat comfortably, feel confident in a complete smile, and live an overall healthier and better quality of life.

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Making Dental Implants Affordable

Along with lasting, life-changing advantages, dental implants also come with a higher initial cost than traditional alternatives. But as the closest thing to natural teeth, the higher cost of dental implants is immediately matched by the dramatic improvements to your self-esteem, oral health, and systemic health. 

This boost in the quality of your life cannot be overstated. We recognize these transformative effects which is why we do everything we can to make your dental implant treatment in our Charlotte, NC implant practice achievable. We’ll file your insurance claim on your behalf and connect you with leading financing companies that can break your payment down into manageable monthly payments. We’ll make receiving dental implants from an experienced implant dentist in Charlotte, NC affordable! Don’t wait to find out how.

Read Our Patient Reviews

Katherine Ford
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Thanks to Dr. Porter I love my smile. I was so scared to get an implant and crown on my front teeth. Dr. Porter was super patient and really listened to my concerns. Wonda and staff took great care of me throughout the very long process. The results are just amazing and I couldn't be happier. Thank you!
Nancy C.
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My family and I have been patients of Dr. Porter for over twenty-five years. We have used Charlotte Dental Arts for all our dental needs including dental implants, Invisalign and regular teeth cleanings. They have all the latest technology, and we feel confident we are getting the best care. Dr. Porter and his staff are so friendly and professional. We highly recommend Charlotte Dental Arts!
Howard B.
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Ed Porter has a fabulous team. Incredibly thorough - from simple cleanings to major dental work/restorations. They have been like a family to us for over 15 years. They have corrected bites, constructed implants, taken out wisdom teeth and whitened smiles. We trust them implicitly.

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