The Benefits of Working with Just One Dentist for Your Dental Implants

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If your natural tooth cannot be saved, dental implants are the best tooth replacement option available, but they are also a relatively complicated procedure.

To deal with the complexities of dental implant placement, many dentists will work with a specialist to handle parts of the procedure. But Nashville implant dentist Dr. Kent E. White is thoroughly trained in all aspects of the dental implant procedure and can handle them all himself. This offers many benefits for you.

You Know Who You’re Dealing with

If your dentist isn’t the one who’s going to be placing the dental implants, who is? Adding in a second dentist adds a level of uncertainty to the procedure. You have taken the time to choose an implant dentist, carefully evaluating skills and experience, but you don’t know who this second dentist is.

You have to either accept your dentist’s choice, or go through the complex process of choosing a second dentist to make sure you’re comfortable with his expertise as well.

But if you have one dentist who is performing the entire procedure, you can have confidence in their training and experience. For example, with Dr. White, you can be comforted by his more than 20 years’ experience in dentistry, his Fellowship with the International College of Oral Implantologists, his Fellowship at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), and his combined medical and dental training. You trust Dr. White’s ability to deliver great results, and there’s no second dentist to undermine that trust.

Harmonious Design and Placement

Having one dentist working on the procedure from beginning to end means that there will be harmony between all phases of the implant procedure. This makes it easier to achieve the desired results without mistakes or confusion.

When you have multiple dentists working on a dental implant procedure, they may have different ideas about the placement of the implant. One dentist may be looking at it from the standpoint of the final appearance, while the other might be looking at the final stability. This can lead to problems where the implant isn’t placed in the optimal place for restoration or stability. And even if dentists don’t have philosophical or practical differences, miscommunication can be a serious problem and it can impact your results.

But with just one dentist working on your dental implants, you know that everything is harmonious at all phases of the procedure.

Continuous, Personal Care

When you’re seeing multiple dentists during the dental implant procedure, you might feel you’re being handed around like a sack of potatoes. It is literally like an assembly line, with multiple workers just doing their part of the job.

But if you’re working with one dentist, you can get more continuous, personal care. The dentist will see you from the planning phase to the surgical phase to the restoration phase and through all the follow-ups. This doesn’t just ensure good communication, it gives your dentist the opportunity to really get to know you. Once a dentist knows you, they aren’t just treating your teeth–they’re treating you as a person.


When you’re dealing with multiple dentists, this can also mean multiple hassles. You may have to go to multiple offices, may have to fill out multiple rounds of paperwork, and may have to deal with multiple claims with your insurance company–which can be a considerable nuisance.

But when you get your implants at Dr. White’s office, everything is under one roof. You know all the procedures, and there won’t be extra paperwork or additional travel required.

Are You Ready for the Best Dental Implant Experience?

At the Center for Advanced Dentistry, we strive to provide you with the best dental experience, no matter the procedure you’re receiving. But with dental implants, the benefits are even more clear. If you’re ready for the best dental implant experience in Nashville, please call (615) 383-6787 today for an appointment.