Dental Implants Raleigh NC

POMS Oral Surgery is the #1 provider of dental implants in Raleigh, NC. In addition to dental implants, we also offer a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom tooth removal.

POMS Oral Surgery was founded by Dr. Won, MD, FACOMS, who also specializes in diagnosing and treating facial pain, facial injuries, facial esthetics, and bone grafting procedures. Dr. Won's staff is also trained in assisting with IV sedation within our state-of-the-art office settings in Raleigh.
For more information about Dental Implants or to schedule a consult, please use our Appointment Request Form or call our Raleigh office at (919) 293-0299.

What Are Raleigh Dental Implants?

A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titanium — the same time-tested material used by surgeons for artificial joints. When you lose a tooth, you lose both the root and the crown. To replace the tooth, the oral surgeon first replaces the root with a small dental implant.

Time is allowed for bone to heal and grow around the dental implant. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. A support post (abutment) is then placed on the implant and a new replacement tooth (crown) is placed on top of the abutment. In many cases a temporary replacement tooth can be attached to the implant immediately after it is placed. If all of your teeth are missing, a variety of treatment options are available to support the replacement teeth.

Dr. Won has been providing dental implant service in Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Elizabeth City area since 2005. Schedule your free consultation today.

Medicare Certified Provider in Raleigh NC

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Great news for Medicare patients! POMS Facial Surgery is now a Certified Medicare Provider for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants!

Implant retained denture (“snap on denture”) and Fixed Hybrid denture (“All on four”) denture process just became more affordable if you have eligible medicare plan.

If you are approved, Medicare would cover the cost of bone grafting and implants which would turn out to be thousands of dollars in saving in overall treatment plan.

Let us check your Medicare policy and see if you have right plan.

For dental implants in Elizabeth City and Raleigh, contact one of our offices to find out more!

Informed Consent Presentation

Our online Oral Surgery Videos are presented in order to help you understand more about the oral surgery procedures we perform. Please click on the image to begin, and choose a specific video of interest.
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Raleigh Dental Implant FAQs

Does Dental Implant Surgery Hurt?

While dental implant surgery might sound invasive and painful, the vast majority of patients report feeling manageable pain post-operation. Humans have evolved to heal the mouth quickly. During the implant procedures, we use IV sedation to negate our patients feeling discomfort and pain.

What Does Recovery Look Like?

After the implant surgery, our patients walk out of our offices with new teeth. As part of our implant procedure, Dr. Won will fit patients with temporary crowns during the six months it takes the implants to heal. After the healing process is complete, patients come back to our offices where we fit the permanent crowns specifically made to accommodate their needs.

Some patients do need to use prescription pain meds. However, many of our patients only require ibuprofen and acetaminophen to manage post-op pain. Fortunately, many patients will get back to their regular routine within a few days.

What Should I Get Between a Dental Implant and a Bridge?

Many of our patients come to our offices with a plant to get a bridge, but many of them change their minds. After explaining to our patients that dental implants are longer-lasting and require less maintenance, many of our patients opt to get an implant.

While there are more expensive than dental bridges, they are longer lasting and will save you money in the long run. Bridges require frequent replacements; the vast majority of implants do not.

How Successful Are Typical Dental Implants?

Dr. Won’s approach to dental implants is hugely successful. By using highly accurate dental surgery guides, we do not use any guesswork in the procedures. This means we place the implants accurately and precisely.

One of the top reasons dental implants fail is due to poor placement and implants being placed at a wrong angle. At POM Oral Surgery, this never happens.

How Should Patients Care For Their Implants Post Surgery?

Given that we take all precautions during surgery, caring for your implant should be easy. Importantly, we provide convenient post-op instructions on how to care for the implant. Should you have questions, we are always available to answer them over the phone.

Even after your implant has healed, the oral surgeons at POMS Oral Surgery are experienced and uniquely qualified to provide ongoing care. We have invested in high-quality dental technology designed to help us care for your implants in a healthy manner. We will also advise you on the optimal oral hygiene for your implants.

How Long Do Quality Implants Last?

Once the dental implant heals and fuses with the bone, its longevity and stability are unmatched by any other dental restoration procedure. While the crown itself can get worn after decades of wear and tear, the implant should not require maintenance when done right. Most of our patients will retain their implants for life.

That said, you should note that the longevity and durability of your implants are dependent on the care you give your implants. Poor dental hygiene and smoking can cause a deterioration of implants, in some cases, a failure.

Will Your Dental Implants Have a Natural Look and Feel?

Our dental implants are realistic, whether you get one or a set of them. Post-op, no one will be able to differentiate between your natural teeth and the implants. After a while, most of our patients forget about the procedure.

How durable and strong are the dental implants in comparison with real teeth?

Quality dental implants are just as strong as natural teeth. However, they are resistant to decay, so you do not have to worry about cavities.

What Are The Costs of Dental Implants in Raleigh NC?

As with other products and services in the dental industry, dental implants do not have a predetermined and fixed price. For dental implants, dentists will piece their services based on the following considerations:

  • Number of implants
  • The difficulty of the procedure
  • The health of the patient
Dentists who offer a fixed flat rate price for their dental implants services to all patients will most likely give sub-par care. While it is unethical and dangerous, cutting corners in the dental implant world is quite easy. Many dentists do not follow dental implant surgical guides just to save a little cash. Others still will neglect to take essential steps just to reduce costs and hasten the process.

POMS Oral Surgery believes in providing the best dental implant procedures possible. We firmly believe all of our patients should receive quality care. To this end, we offer financing options. A dental implant is a significant investment. Ensure you receive the best quality services possible.

“Don’t be afraid to Smile.”

For years I’d felt like a part of my body was missing — because my teeth were. My dentist told me that dental implants would make me feel and look a lot better. OK, I said. Now, I’m thrilled. I can smile, eat anything, and enjoy a good laugh with my friends.


Surgical Advances in Dental Implants

Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Won is able to place single stage implants. These implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them, but do require a minimum of six weeks of healing time before artificial teeth are placed. There are even situations where the implant can be placed at the same time as the tooth extraction – further minimizing your number of surgical procedures.

Dental implant placement is a team effort between an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a restorative dentist. Dr. Won performs the actual implant surgery, initial tooth extractions, and bone grafting if necessary. The restorative dentist (your dentist) fits and makes the permanent prosthesis. Your dentist will also make any temporary prosthesis needed during the implant process.
For more information about Dental Implants or to schedule a consult, please use our Appointment Request Form or call our Raleigh office at (919) 293-0299.

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