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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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Burton Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers From routine cleanings and fillings to more complex procedures, Mortimer Family Dentistry is equipped to handle all your dental needs...

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Questions About Dental Services in Burton, MI We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Burton...

Are Dental Implants A Good Choice for My Teenager?
Dental implants are in much demand when it comes to replacing missing teeth...

From Model to Mogul, Kathy Ireland Maintains a Sparkling Smile
...After the driveway incident she needed numerous veneers and dental implants to replace a lost tooth and restore her smile...

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

Testing your Knowledge: Dental Implants
Dental implants are a fascinating treatment option that can be life changing when used properly...

Iron Chef Cat Cora Discusses Her Positive Dental Implant Experience
... There is no question that over the last two decades, dental implants have revolutionized tooth replacement and the field of dentistry...

Reality Star Kept His Eyes on the Prize: New Teeth!
... The preferred option for most people is dental implants...

Although Challenging, 'Smile Zone' Implants can Appear Beautifully Life-Like
Dental implants have quickly become the restoration of choice for two basic reasons: they effectively restore the lost function of missing teeth and simultaneously rejuvenate the smile with their life-like appearance...

The Material Girl and the True Blood Star Flaunt Distinctive Smiles
... The “perfectly imperfect” smile has become an increasingly popular option for people having veneers, cosmetic bonding, or even dental implants...

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...

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

Martha Stewart Shows Off Renovation Work - In Her Mouth!
... Bridgework is one good solution to the problem of missing teeth (another is dental implants)...

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...

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...

Dental Implants and Diabetes
Today, dental implants are an increasingly popular option for replacing lost teeth — an issue faced by many older Americans...

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

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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Mortimer Family Dentistry

810-743-5131
4495 S. Center Road Burton, MI 48519