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Dental Implants in Gresham, OR

National & International Dental Implant Excellence

Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons in Gresham, OR, is known regionally and nationally for excellence in implant dentistry. Dental implants are revolutionizing the way missing teeth can be replaced, allowing you to restore your mouth back to its original function and appearance. Dr. Lieblick and Dr. Rehrer offer a wide range of treatment options, from single implant placement to full-arch restoration. The team at Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons is ready to find a solution that’s right for you.

Learn More About What Dental Implants Are

American Society of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry (ASIRD)

The American Society of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry (ASIRD) is a non-profit organization focused on identifying expert implant and reconstructive dentist/surgeon teams in certain geographical areas. Due to our dedication to continued education, training, treatment planning, and case completion, Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons has been granted qualified surgeon status and is now a surgeon member of the ASIRD. Ask one of our staff members about this important qualification to learn more!

Benefits of Dental Implants in Gresham, OR

Why Replace Missing Teeth?

Adult teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but when periodontal disease, trauma, or other diseases strike, they may need to be removed or fall out on their own. The oral surgeons at Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons offer solutions for patients with one or more missing teeth, so that our patients can return to a healthy and confident smile.

A tooth’s root stimulates the jaw bone, keeping it strong and healthy. Without a tooth, the jaw bone does not get stimulated in that area and weakens over time. This may cause nearby teeth to shift into the empty spot or cause facial features to sag. Dental implants recreate the entire structure of a natural tooth, including the root, and provide the proper stimulation to keep the jaw bone healthy.

Types of Dental Implants in Gresham, OR

  • Single Implants. One dental implant can replace one missing tooth.
  • Immediate Implants. Your surgeon can place an implant post on the same day as a tooth extraction, reducing the number of appointments needed to replace the missing tooth.
  • Implant-Supported Bridges. Dental implants can be inserted to support a bridge where multiple teeth are missing beside each other. This prevents the need to grind down your healthy teeth to support the bridge.
  • DIEM® Full-Arch Restoration. Several dental implant posts are inserted to support a fixed denture in one or both arches, resulting in a complete and fully functioning smile.

Learn about immediate implants in Gresham, OR

Dental Implant Surgery

To assess the condition of your mouth and facial bones, we will take detailed 3D scans during your first visit, as well as discuss your options for anesthesia.

In many cases, patients have already lost the tooth that they will be replacing with an implant. If the tooth is failing, your oral surgeon will remove the tooth from your mouth, usually during the same procedure that the implant is placed. After an appropriate healing time, the dental implant will integrate with the jaw, creating a stable anchor for the abutment and crown. Once fully healed, your dentist will attach the final crown, completing your tooth restoration.

Dental Implant Cost & Value

The cost of your dental implant depends on how many you need, your insurance, your choice of anesthesia, and if you require additional procedures. We discuss all of this with you during the initial visit.

Removable dentures and bridges are cheaper upfront, but they do not keep the jaw bone healthy or prevent bone atrophy. They must be replaced every few years and cleaned using special rinses. Dental implants, however, remain in your mouth at all times and are cleaned with regular brushing, flossing, and dental visits. They protect your oral health for many years to come by fusing with the jaw bone and providing stimulation, unlike removable tooth replacement options.

Denture Replacement With Dental Implants

Patients who wear removable dentures often find that they are cumbersome and require a lot of maintenance. Dentures typically must be cleaned using special products, and if you have removable dentures or partials, you must take your teeth out when eating or brushing. This can make it uncomfortable to eat around others, and the cost of replacing dentures over the years can add up.

Dental implants are an incredible replacement for dentures because they fuse to the jaw bone, just like tooth roots, and restore functionality to your smile. We can place several dental implants that support a fixed denture through full-arch restoration. Call us to learn more about denture replacement in Gresham, OR, and how our oral surgeons can help.

Types of Anesthesia

We offer several options for anesthesia to make your experience as comfortable as possible.

Hear From Dental Implant Patients

These patients can tell you about the firsthand experience undergoing dental implant treatment at our office.

Reviews From Our Dental Implant Patients

Eileen had oral surgery at Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Eileen Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"Hello, I'm Eileen; I'm from Moro, Oregon, and I am one of Dr. Lieblick's patients. I had had previous dental implants, and they failed, and then Dr. Lieblick took me on as a patient, and so I am still seeing him. He has tremendous rapport with his staff. The staff — these women — they're always playing jokes. I like the staff very, very much, but I'm not sure I should ever tell them that. Dr. Lieblick is a professional, but he also has this inner glow about him, and all of them just think that he's the greatest thing, and so do I."

Chelsea Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"Hi, my name is Chelsea from Gresham, and I came to Beacon Oral Surgeons to see Dr. Lieblick to have my wisdom teeth extracted, and then for a dental implant. Dr. Lieblick was awesome. He made me feel very comfortable and welcomed. He’s very calming when he’s explaining things to patients. He assured me, and it was great! The staff is very friendly. They took good care of me. I felt like it was professional throughout the experience. We went through everything as far as what to expect for surgery, so I was prepared. My procedure went very well—better than I expected. Recovery was pretty minimal. From start to finish, it was a great experience, and I was very happy with the outcome. If you want the best care and treatment, you should come to Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. "

Lenea got a dental implant in Camas, WA
Lenea Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"My name is Lenea, and I work for Dr. Dennis Macnab in The Dalles, Oregon. So, I have had such a fantastic experience with them on a professional level that my confidence was high that they would treat my family the best possible way, as well as myself. We proceeded forward with the implants—they went fantastic—and then about a year later, I was eating on an olive pit and had an emergency when a tooth fractured vertically and was nonrestorable. Dr. Lieblick’s office got me in the next day because I was traveling to San Francisco for my 25th wedding anniversary the following day. He was able to extract the tooth and place the implant immediately. It was great, and I felt great all through my trip, had no adverse side effects. I think it's a fantastic practice, and we’re lucky to have them in The Dalles."

Tara is from Portland and she underwent a bone graft and a dental implant
Tara Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"My name is Tara. I live in Vancouver, Washington. I’m a patient of Dr. Rehrer’s. I needed three surgical implants and a bone graft. My teeth were shifting, and I needed to replace those teeth that were missing. I had my first surgical implant and a bone graft. I was sedated for that. The surgery went well. Before I knew it, I woke up. They sent me home on my way. The very next day, I never really even needed any pain medication. I took Ibuprofen for swelling, but other than that, I healed very nicely and quickly. The second time around, I had two more surgical implants. Same thing, but I was not sedated the second time. I chose to stay awake. Easy surgery, probably done in about an hour. Same thing – went home, no pain medication really needed the next day, healed up very nicely. I like Dr. Rehrer. His personality, his staff is very nice, he’s very good at what he does, very efficient, and I could say he’s fast, too. He definitely knows what he’s doing. He’s in and out and takes care of you very well."

Cath had a dental implant in Gresham OR
Cath Reviews Her Dental Implant Procedure

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"My name is Cath, and I live in Washougal. I came to Beacon because I needed to have a molar pulled and to have an implant. I was immediately impressed. The people at the front desk were very friendly. It was the first time that I’ve had this done, and so I did have some anxiety. However, after talking to the first person here, I left without any anxiety. I felt that I was in very good hands from the beginning to the end. Dr. Rehrer is extremely professional, but at the same time, very personal. He makes the experience as easy as it can be for the patient. After the experience that I had, if anyone in Camas needs any kind of dental procedure, like an extraction or an implant, I highly recommend that they come to Beacon Oral Surgeons."

Frequently Asked Questions

Are dental implants or bridges better?

Dental implants are long-term and keep the jaw bone healthy, while traditional bridges sit on top of the bony ridge in the mouth and require healthy teeth to be ground down to support it. The investment to replace missing teeth with dental implants is ideal for both your smile, confidence, and future health.

Do dental implants hurt?

We make your surgery as comfortable as possible by offering many anesthesia and sedation options. Simple extractions or implant placements may only require local anesthesia, while more complex procedures may require IV sedation so that you rest during the procedure and wake up when it is over.

Do dental implants feel real?

The implant post fuses to the jaw bone, creating a permanent addition to your smile. It will feel just like a natural tooth, and the crown is designed to match the shape and color of your other teeth.

Does food get stuck under implants?

Like any other tooth, food can get trapped under a dental implant. Practice good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing daily to keep your teeth clean and clear of debris.

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