Gentle Dental of Shelby Township
4737 24 Mile Rd Suite 1, Shelby Township, MI 48316

What You Need to Know about Tooth Implants

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Today, more and more people are discovering how dental implants can improve their appearance, comfort, and confidence. See if these dental wonders will work wonders for you.

Face the Facts on Dental Implants
Also known as tooth implants, these dental aids are metal posts or frames that secure artificial replacement teeth. They are surgically embedded by implant dentists to make a smile more functional and attractive.

Sink Your Teeth into Support

Tooth implants are attached to the jawbone to support replacement teeth, such as dentures, bridges, and crowns. These implants prevent the replacement teeth from slipping and sliding in your mouth. They also ensure a more natural fit and feel than ordinary bridges and dentures, which many find either uncomfortable or impossible because of tooth structure and personal response. Another advantage of dental implants is that they don’t require damaging adjacent teeth in order to hold replacement teeth in place.

Choosing to Use Tooth Implants

While tooth implants are very popular, they aren’t right for everyone. According to implant dentists, they should only be used if you have healthy gums and enough bone to hold them. They also demand strict dental hygiene habits and regular dental visits. While implants generally cost more than other tooth replacement options, it is possible to get affordable dental implants. Today, many implant dentists offer financing and accept insurance to make affordable dental implants a reality for you.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Shelby Township, call Gentle Dental of Shelby Township today at (248) 721-4086 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Shelby Township. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Shelby Township, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Shelby Township.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
There are so many great reviews of this place and due to my skepticism, I was a little worried that they were fabricated but truly, they are not! I took my chances and went to the office to find that […]
Lauren B.
The staff at Gentle Dental in Shelby Twp have been my dental professionals for over 20 years. The facility is extremely clean, the dentists are knowledgeable and friendly, Debi the dental hygienist […]
Michele C.
Friendly staff, Dentist very patient with me.
Consuelo K.
So friendly, and we shared some laughs.
Enrico N.
always please with the office and staff
Janet J.
very friendly professional I would recommend to anyone of my friends or family
Pete V.
Everyone here was so extremely friendly and professional. Going to the dentist is not my favorite thing to do but they sure made it a great experience
Georgina K.
I had not been to dentist in eight years because of bad experience somewhere else. I finally bit the bullet and made an appointment at gentle dental in Shelby. I feared that it had been so long I […]
Joshua B.
Great dentist! First time there and I didn’t feel any pressured into anything. Great experience.
Katelyn M.
Very professional, helpful, and kind especially since I am not very good at handling the dentist
Meagan J.
Great service
Camilla S.
Debbie is an awesome hygienist. She is a passionate about her job and it shows in the results. Kate and Joslyn are awesome too. Keep up the good work GD Shelby.
Mark M.
hygentist & dentist both were concered for the best p ossible outcomes for me
Harold P.
Great care and advice from my hygienist, Debi Winkler. She is such an inspiration.
Victoria G.
Excellent care and treatment! Staff is amazing and always so friendly. My family has been coming here for years!
Joshua B.
Dr. STEFFENS is great ! She took her time in explaining the procedure that she was performing and did a excellent job. Deborah, the Hygienist is fantastic ! as well . The entire staff at the office […]
Michael S.
The staff is very friendly , they genuinely seem to care about you as a person. The dentist is very gentle , calming and does a great job.
Carolyn S.
Absolutely fantastic place. I feel lucky to have found it. Genuinely careing, friendly and all around cool staff. Makes going to the dreaded dentist a million times better. I’ve been putting off […]
Gage G.
Very thorough, answered all my questions, staff is friendly.
Otto A.
Phenomenal staff and service! Very happy with my experience!
Paige L.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (248) 721-4086
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