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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Catron & Keally Dentistry
...We are the only office in this area to have our own imaging system to aid in the diagnosis, treatment planning and delivery of dental implants, TMJ diagnosis and pain...

Office
... Facilities and Equipment Digital X-rays Invisalign Laser Dentistry Dental Implants Dental Sedation Zoom Whitening Porcelain Veneers Intraoral Cameras

Dental Services
Winchester Dental Implants, Veneers and Dental Emergencies Drs...

Our Dental Team
...April enjoys getting to know her patients and educating them on the best ways they can care for their teeth, dental work and implants...

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Our Highly Rated Dental Office Is Here To Help We look forward to hearing from you whether you have an interest or concern about porcelain veneers, dental implants, dental extractions or are just looking to experience the best that dentistry has to offer...

Our Doctors
...He was awarded by the Academy of Osseointegration for his experience in implant dentistry and continues this passion with placement and restoration of Biohorizons implants...

FAQ's
...A bridge is permanently attached to abutment teeth or, in some cases, implants...

Digital Imaging
... This technology is beneficial for patients who are in pain, exploring dental implants or considering cosmetic procedures...

Implant Dentistry
... Implants are stronger than natural teeth and generally last 10-20 years, providing superior replacement over other options...

Four Facts about Bone Grafting for Dental Implants
... One major reason why dental implants work so well as replacements for natural teeth is that they actually become fused to the underlying bone...

Solving the Problem of Missing Teeth With Orthodontics and Restorations
...We would then fill the gaps that result with life-like restorations (preferably dental implants with crowns) that resemble the type of tooth that should be there...

How Do We Make Your Dental Implants Look So Good?
...Most dental implants are made of commercially pure titanium, which fuses with the bone in your jaw, making it very stable...

How Dental Implants Saved Taylor Hicks' Smile
...Then, a short while afterward, Hicks had the gaps in his smile fixed with dental implants...

Oral Irrigation for Cleaning Between the Teeth
... Special tips may be also available for use with braces or dental implants...

Who's Afraid of Dental Implant Surgery?
...Dental implants are made of titanium (or its alloys), because this metal has a unique property: it's capable of fusing to bone, a process called osseo-integration...

Christie Brinkley Shares Her Experience With Dental Implants
...Fortunately for Christie, her oral health was restored with two dental implants...

Preserving or Restoring Teeth - Both Paths Lead to Better Oral Health
...Dental implants in particular may actually prevent and even reverse bone loss...

Replacing Missing Back Teeth Is Important - Just Ask Christie Brinkley!
... “I fractured two molars in the back of my mouth and I had to get two dental implants,” Brinkley told the magazine...

Why CK Dentistry?
...These treatment options can include fillings, dental crowns, porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, root canal therapy and dental implants...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Dental implants look, function and “feel” just like natural teeth — and with proper care, they can last a lifetime...

Dental Implants Help Maintain Bone Health
You’ve probably heard a lot about dental implants as replacements for missing teeth...

Changes in Bone Structure can Affect Denture Fit
... A third alternative that’s becoming increasingly useful is to incorporate dental implants into the denture design...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Today, there are two widely used tooth replacement procedures: dental implants and bridgework...

New Year, New Smile
...If you are missing teeth — or if you’re wearing dentures that aren’t working the way you’d like — then perhaps we can offer a suggestion: Consider dental implants...

3 Causes for Implant Failure and What You can do About Them
First introduced in the 1980s, dental implants are a popular and reliable tooth replacement option...

Implant Surgery: A Safe and Routine Procedure
Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants require a surgical procedure...

Implant-Supported Dentures Provide Better Fit and may Stop Bone Loss
... With this option, two strategically-placed implants are surgically inserted into the jaw bone...

New Patient Experience
...These options may include tooth colored fillings, dental implants, veneers, crowns, root canals or even orthodontic tooth movements...

A Solution for Restoring Adequate Bone for Dental Implants
Dental implants are considered the best tooth replacement option available...

Screw or Cement: Which is Best for Attaching Your Implant Crown?
... Generally speaking, implants are composed of two parts: a metal post most often made of titanium placed into the bone that serves as the “root” for the new tooth; and a visible, life-like crown made of dental porcelain that attaches to an abutment on the titanium post...

Use Partial Dentures Wisely to Protect Your Future Oral Health
... While the better course is to consider RPDs as a stepping stone to dental implants or a fixed bridge, there’s an intermediary RPD constructed of cast vitallium or gold alloy that could be considered a permanent choice...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered today’s premier method for restoring missing teeth...

Dental Implants can Replace Your Whole Tooth, Not Just What You See
... Of course, implants are more costly than other restorations...

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...We can now support dentures with dental implants...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These include partial and full dentures, bridgework, and dental implants...

Dental Implants: a Durable, Life-Like Solution for your Tooth Loss
What's so special about dental implants — and why should you consider one to replace a missing tooth...

People Born with Missing Teeth can Still Gain a Beautiful Smile
... Dental implants are an ideal choice since they're durable and life-like, and won't require permanent alteration of adjacent teeth...

Why Smoking and Dental Implants Don't Mix
With a 95-plus percent survival rate after ten years, dental implants are one of the most durable replacement restorations available...

Technology
...We are happy to use the 3D capabilities to view, diagnosis and treatment plan for a wide array of procedures including dental implants and TMJ therapy...

You may Need Orthodontic Work Before Getting a Dental Implant
...With some orthodontic and dental work ahead of time, we may still be able to make implants a reality for you...

Certain Factors May Raise Your Risk and the Intensity of Gum Disease
...Although these additional risk factors may make it difficult to save your teeth in the long-run, you may be able to gain enough time to prepare emotionally and financially for dental implants or a similar restoration...

3D Imaging
... From dental implants to chronic pain we are able to visualize, diagnosis and explain treatment at a much higher level...

'Tooth in One Day' Procedures Require Special Attention for Success
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Same-Day Tooth Replacement with Dental Implants...

Increase Bone Mass for Dental Implants through Grafting
... But there's a possible wrinkle with implants — for accurate placement there must be a sufficient amount of bone around it...

3 Reasons for Why It's a Smart Move to Invest in Dental Implants
...But the premier choice is “the new kid on the block” at just over thirty years old: dental implants...

Tooth Loss: A Health Risk for Older Adults
...Overdentures are removable dentures that attach onto a few strategically placed dental implants, which are small titanium posts placed in the bone beneath your gums...

Consider Saving a Tooth Before you Decide to Replace it
Dental implants are the ideal tooth replacement with their life-like appearance, high success rate and durability...

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards
...Based on each individual's situation, it's certainly possible to restore a damaged tooth via cosmetic bonding, veneers, bridgework, crowns, or dental implants...

Bone Loss: the Hidden Consequence of Your Missing Teeth
...One restoration, however, can actually help stop bone loss and may even reverse it: dental implants...

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"
...Implants, though, shouldn't be placed until the jaw has fully developed, usually in early adulthood...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...The advance incorporates implants with dentures to create two hybrid alternatives that may be more secure and healthier for the supporting bone...

Stay Ahead of Gum Disease Re-Infection with Periodontal Maintenance
... Since our goal is to reduce the chances of re-infection as much as possible, we'll thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and any implants for signs of disease (we'll also include an oral cancer screening)...

Success with Dental Implants Depends on Attention to Detail
Dental implants are all the rage...

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles
...  Treatments like dental implants for missing teeth combined with various tooth replacement options, crown lengthening for gummy smiles or tooth extractions to help orthodontics can be combined to completely transform your smile...

Why and How to Save a Diseased Tooth
...That seems like a no-brainer, especially since implants are as close as we have to natural teeth...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
... Essentially, TADS are small, screw-like dental implants made of a titanium alloy...

Removable Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Space Maintainers
...But timing is very important with dental implants — they can't be placed in a growing child...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Special tips are also available to clean composite or porcelain tooth restorations, titanium implants, or areas of demineralization (enamel loss) on your teeth...

Bone Grafting
... Dental Implants — In this optimal tooth-replacement system, a small titanium post embedded in the jawbone is attached to a highly realistic dental crown, permanently replacing the missing tooth...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants in the jaw...

Sinus Surgery
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...

Missing Teeth
...Dental implants can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...

Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
... Dental implants: Detailed CBCT images are used to determine the optimum location for the titanium implants while avoiding nerves, sinuses and areas of low bone density...

Bone Grafting
Replacement teeth supported by dental implants function so well and last so long because, like natural teeth, they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support...

Dental Implants FAQs
What are dental implants...

Fixed Dentures
If you have lost an entire arch of teeth (top and/or bottom), or are soon to have your remaining teeth removed because they are too unhealthy to save, you may be able to replace them with fixed dentures supported by dental implants...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... Now here's the good news: Dental implants — the state-of-the-art tooth-replacement method preferred by dentists — can prevent all this...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...

Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy)
... While there are excellent methods of tooth replacement (such as dental implants), these involve further and more complex treatments, and they can be costly...

Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Oral Surgery
... Dental Implants...

Periodontal Therapy
... Dental Implants...

Technology
... Dental Implants...

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Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: Closed