Dental One Associates of Dunwoody
5901-B Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30328

Forget Dentures – Affordable Implants Are the Best Solution

Dental Implants

For many who are missing teeth due to gum disease or accidental injury, a dental implant may be the answer. Unlike dental bridges that may damage adjacent teeth and dentures that rest on top of the gums, full dental implants are permanently attached to the jawbone where they support a realistic artificial tooth. Affordable dental implants can give many people a new smile that will last for decades.

Why Implants are Preferable to Dentures and Bridges

Dentures can slip, make embarrassing noises, cause irritation, and limit a person’s diet. A partial denture may also cause damage to adjacent teeth; in some cases, these teeth may be lost. Up to 30 percent of teeth located next to a fixed bridge or removable partial denture fail within five to seven years. Dentures may also cause bone loss in the same area where teeth are missing. Fixed bridges often require healthy teeth to be reshaped or cut down.

Best Candidates for Dental Implants

Even people with bone loss, existing dentures and partials, or preexisting medical problems like high blood pressure and diabetes are often successful candidates for dental implants. Smoking lowers the success rate, but does not disqualify a patient from the procedure. Some people develop complications from dental implants that may be related to genetic factors. Patients with a personal or family history of problems with implants should inform their periodontist, dentist, or oral surgeon. Most dental implants function perfectly 20 years after placement by an oral surgeon. Given their overall success rate of 95 percent, and 50 years of research to back up the statistics, dental implants are frequently the treatment of choice for almost anyone who is missing teeth.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Atlanta, call Dental One Associates of Dunwoody today at (404) 381-1490 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Atlanta. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Dunwoody, 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 Dental One Associates of Dunwoody.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I’d definitely recommend Dr. Sarah Thornton and her wonderful staff without any hesitation. They are efficient, great at what they do and make sure you are comfortable every step of the way — […]
Deepika R.
The entire staff was friendly, knowledgeable and explained everything about my care and options :-) I was nervous about my appointment and they put all of my fear aside.
Michele O.
The staff is on top of their game. They are wonderful.
Nefertiti H.
Friendly and professional practice
Judi M.
Service at a level that is second to none! Awesome staff very friendly and attentive by far the best dental experience I have ever had!
Billy M.
Everyone is super nice and I can tell that they are amazing at what they do…especially Sima and Dr. Thornton.
Darren C.
Friendly staff.
Gloria E.
Very efficient professional and accommodating.
Ann T.
The Doctor and all the staff members were very knowledgeable and friendly. Thank you!
Ogie T.
Sima! Sima! Sima! Amazing individual and would have a glowing career in hospitality, my profession, if she ever left dentistry. Such a sweet caring person doing anything and everything to make sure I […]
Derek M.
Dr. Thornton is one of the best dentists I have ever been pleased to call “My dentist.” Her skill and patience are topped with a wonderful personality and she has a soft manner and touch even […]
Nona L.
Dr. Thornton is the best. Have never had a better experience getting fillings (which isn’t fun).
Kyle S.
The pleasant experience and post follow ups
Antione M.
Great Service. Very knowledgeable staff. They’re passionate about teeth!
Anthony S.
First off I would like to say thanks to doctor Sarah and her team for doing an awesome job. I have been terrified of the dentist for many years due to a bad experience, but doctor Sarah has changed […]
Jarvis D.
Just wanted everyone to know I love this office. I had to change dentists due to an insurance change last year, and was afraid to use a “chain” dentist office. They changed my impression and I […]
Lynethia W.
Prompt, courteous , explained all procedures , why they were necessary, and what they would cost if over and above insurance coverage Great staff The dentist was also impressive in her explanation of […]
Robbie R.
Location and the customer service.
Brittany J.
My hygienist, Sima, was the most gentle, efficient, and thorough that I’ve ever had in my life.
Albert B.
Almost Pain free dental work. They care about how I want my smile to look. They need to use a new lab though because the lab is good for bridges.
Nikiah P.
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 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (404) 381-1490
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