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Marketing Myths vs. Reality: Facts from the Institute for Dental Implant Awareness (IDIA)

Due to the rising popularity of dental implants, there has been an increase in advertising, which has created confusion and misconceptions about dental implants, as well as who is qualified to provide dental implant treatment.

  • Dental Implants: Facts from IDIA
    Marketing myths have created misconceptions about dental implants are addressed, such as implant “super” centers, “bargain” implant treatment, and mini dental implants. > IDIA Article
  • Affordability of Dental Implants: Facts from IDIA
    The “All-on-4 procedure” is a valid consideration for tooth replacement; however, it is not the most affordable option for complete tooth replacement. There are more affordable treatment options for replacing dentures that are approved and safe. > IDIA Article
  • Only Maxillofacial specialists are qualified to perform specialized oral surgical procedures: Facts from IDIA
    Although many non-surgical dentists surgically and legally place dental implants, they have not all had extensive training and experience – especially compared to the experience of an ADA recognized surgical specialist. > IDIA Article

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A dental implant is, very simply put, a tooth root replacement. Think of an implant as a surgically placed titanium root that a replacement tooth can be built upon. Implants offer a long-lasting, functional, and beautiful solution to missing teeth. Sounds great, right? That’s because it is! Let’s take a closer look and learn more by downloading this FREE Resource Guide.

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