Dental Implants

Because you need
all of your teeth

  • Are you afraid to show your teeth when you smile?
  • Are you afraid of your dentures coming out when you are talking to someone?
  • Are you embarrassed that you can’t chew your food around your friends?
  • Do you put your hands in front of your mouth when you talk?

You want it solved.
You want it done right- the first time.
You want it to last.

Selecting Your Best Tooth Replacement Option

Dr. Clagett is a certified and experienced expert with tooth replacement in Elizabethtown, KY. He knows how important your smile and your dental health are. He will make sure that you get the best option for your smile.

In most situations, a dental implant is the best option, as it’s the most stable, longest lasting option for tooth replacement. In order to determine the best option for you, Dr. Clagett will perform a thorough examination. He will overview his findings with you. This will enable you to make an informed decision for the best option for your situation and dental health.

What is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is an artificial root made of titanium metal that is inserted into your jawbone. Once the implant is in place, your dentist mounts a replacement tooth to the implant. The implant is the anchor that holds the replacement tooth. Dental implants can be used for replacing a single tooth, multiple teeth or for stabilizing dentures. The procedure for a dental implant is typically gentle with minimal post-operative discomfort.

Advantages of Dental Implants

There are many reasons that people will choose to use dental implants in Elizabethtown, KY:

  • Dental implants don’t need adjacent teeth like a bridge
  • No teeth are ground down to hold replacement teeth
  • Dental implants offer a permanent solution, and you don’t have to worry about future bone loss in that area. This is important to the health of your other teeth.
  • All surrounding teeth are not impacted because they don’t need other teeth for support
  • They function, feel, and look like real teeth
  • They improve biting pressure
  • You care for them the same way you care for natural teeth
  • You get the smile you want
  • Implants can’t get cavities
  • Implants can last 20 years or more

Dental Implants (Before and After)

How It Works

Thorough Examination

Dr. Clagett and his team will do a thorough examination. He will examine your teeth, gums and bone to determine the best course of action for your smile.

Options Explained

Dr. Clagett will explain your options to you and provide a recommendation, so that you can choose the best option for you.

You Get Your Smile Back

Dr. Clagett replaces your tooth (or teeth). You get your smile and your dental health back.

What if I’m missing more than one tooth?

There are several options that can be considered if you are missing several teeth. Dr. Clagett will help you determine if dental implants are the best option for you – either multiple individual implants or an implant bridge.

If you are using a denture, a dental implant retained denture can keep your dentures highly stable and comfortable.

Financing

Dr. Clagett’s office in Elizabethtown, KY offers flexible financing arrangements, because we want you to get the smile that you want. We work hard to make treatment affordable to everyone. We also work with your insurance company to help maximize your benefits and lowering your cost of treatment.
Dr. Clagett’s office will help you select the best financing options that are available, so that you can get started on getting your smile back today.

About Dr. Clagett

As a periodontist, Dr. Clagett has all the post secondary education of a dentist, plus an additional 3 years of graduate education. Dr. Clagett is continually updating his education on the latest knowledge in dental implants. He is actively involved and recognized as a leading authority in periodontics.

Dr. Clagett and his team at their Elizabethtown, KY office, have more than 40 years of experience working with dental health and they are passionate about getting the best smile and optimal dental health for their patients.

Testimonials

I highly recommend them!

Dr. Clagett performed an implant procedure today and a root cleaning, also. While these procedures are surgical and time consuming, I never felt that he was rushing. He was very concerned about my comfort and kept me informed on each step he was doing. Dr. Clagett and his staff are very friendly, very helpful, and very concerned about their patients. I highly recommend them!

– JeNie A.

Office staff very personal and professional!

My current Periodontist had retired and I learned that I needed additional periodontal work and Dr. Clagett was recommended to me. I am currently undergoing several implants and gum treatment.  I am very comfortable with his procedures and feel that he is very knowledgeable and professional. Office staff very personal and professional!

– Barbara E.

Get the Smile You Want