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Paresh B Patel DDS
Lenoir North Carolina
General Dentist placing and restoring Mini Dental Implants to replace Dentures and Missing Teeth
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Full upper or lower dentures can me made to look like all your natural teeth, however getting them to say in place when eating or doing any day to day activities can be a challenge. If you rarely wear your dentures because you cant keep them in or they hurt then dental implants by Dr. Paresh may be the solution you are looking for. A patient came to see me on a referral from his general dentist. His front teeth are connected together with a porcelain bridge. This bridge is failing and he has advanced periodontal disease that has left... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Mini Dental Implants
Dental Implants have become one of the best ways to replace a missing tooth. The implant acts as a post or a root replacement so a crown or implant bridge can be connected. Once this is done you do not remove the crown or implant bridge....its as close to a real tooth as you can get today. My patient comes in with her front tooth broken at the gum line. There is still the root of the tooth in place that will have to be extracted before the dental implant can be inserted. The dental implant is placed after the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Mini Dental Implants
Missing all your teeth? Do you not wear your denture? One solution is to have dental implants placed by Dr. Paresh to hold in your fixed teeth. Upper Jaw with no teeth left. Who would want to spend the rest of their life without teeth or not being able to wear their denture? My same patient's lower jaw. You can see how skinny the jaw becomes when there are no teeth or dental implant to help keep bone and gum tissue in place. Fortunately at our office near Charlotte we have a 3D CT xray machine. With that dental implants... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Mini Dental Implants
We love helping patients in the Charlotte Hickory area who are missing teeth with dental implants. My next patient came to see me missing his front tooth. He did not want to get the teeth on either side ground down for a bridge. My patients smile with the missing front tooth. As you can expect its hard to feel good about yourself with a missing front tooth! A dental implant was placed to act as the root for the missing front tooth. Once it heals an abutment will be placed (the part that will come out of the gum) for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
Every had a root canal that failed? Lost a front tooth? Replacing that missing tooth with a dental implant by an implant dentist can be acomplished. Dr. Paresh is located close to Charlotte NC. My next patient came to see us on a referal from his son who flies jets for several NASCAR drivers. Missing lower front tooth. You can see how the bone is already starting to get thin with the caved in look of the gums. In this case a small cut was made in the gum to see exactly where to place an implant to act as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
The AAOSDI is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Meeting with Dr. Ara Nazarian as the keynote speaker. The meeting will host just about every small diameter implant out there! From 3M IMTEC,Intra-Lock,OCO,Glidewell,Zest LOCATOR,Go Direct, etc... Come learn from multiple experts on how to improve your skill with mini, small diameter and standard body implants. Dr. Nazarian will show multiple cases from simple fixed to full arch reconstruction. With over 100 attendees from last year this should be an outstanding meeting for anyone ready to incorporate implants into their practice. See you there. Paresh B Patel Paresh B Patel DDS Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
Do you have a missing tooth? Tired of the black gap between your teeth? Or do you have a bulky hard to wear partial. They you should consider a dental implant and a crown to replace that missing tooth. Come see Dr. Paresh at our office near Charlotte and Hickory NC to see if you are a good candidate for implant crowns. If you have enough bone an implant can be placed to act as a new 'root'. An abutment is placed into the implant to support a natural looking crown. A huge advantage is that dental implants can prevent... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
Tired of your loose and uncomfortable dentures or partials? Live near Charlotte or Hickory NC? Then you should come visit us to see if implants can help you keep that denture from moving around when you eat, talk or just try and smile. Dr. Paresh B Patel has helped hundreds of patients just like you with the process from start to finish. No seeing multiple dentists for part of the treatment. Here you will deal only with one Doctor, Dr. Paresh. It can be a truly life changing experience. A short video of one of Dr. Paresh's implant patients is... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
Watch how much more you can enjoy life with implants that securely hold in a snap in denture. This short video shows the process step by step. We do this kind of implant dentistry everyday at our offices in Mooresville NC (near Charlotte NC) and Lenoir NC. We also can place enough implants to make a fixed bridge that you do not have to remove. Its like having your teeth again. There are many options avaliable to fit your lifestyle and budget. Paresh B Patel DDS Implant Dentist General Dentist Mooresville NC Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
This video shows how dental implants can help you improve your life with a secure set of dentures. Paresh B Patel Dental Implants Charlotte NC Implant Dentist Charlotte NC Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
If you are having a hard time with your dentures or want to have a full set of teeth that are secured by implants then we have the solution for you. Solution #1 could be enough implants for a fixed set of porcelain crowns (not plastic teeth like a normal All on 4) Solution #2 could be a few implants and a snap in denture. Safe and Secure they only come out with some effort for daily cleaning. Paresh B Patel Implant Dentures Charlotte All on 4 Charlotte NC Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
This has nothing to do with dental implants, but shows how powerful a smile can be! Great time lapse photos and a fun video to watch...Enjoy! We recommend Dr. Dave Paquette for any orthodontics you may need! Paresh Patel DDS Dental Implants Charlotte Lake Norman NC Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Mini Dental Implants
Come join us on Friday Sept 22 in Dallas TX and learn how to incorporate simple implant placement into your practice. 248-457-0500 This course will also have a live implant placement at the end of the day with Dr. Steve Brown. Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at Mini Dental Implants
Dr. Paresh B Patel article on OCO Biomedical's mini dental implant for crowns is published in DentalTown magazine. It was a huge honor for me to have my clinical case write up published in DentalTown. I hope this shows the vast use for implants to help our patients have a more fulfilling life with 'real teeth'. To see the full article please view the Feb 2012 edition of DentalTown magazine. Paresh B Patel DDS mini dental implants dental implants Charlotte NC Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at Mini Dental Implants
'A Better Quality of Lilfe with Implant Retained Overdentures' by Paresh B Patel Zest Locator Attachements with Mini Dental Implants For the full article please click on the Blue Text Mini Implant Article Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Mini Dental Implants
Suffering from a lower denture that will not stay in place? Consider mini dental implants to help. Lower ridge that needs mini implants to hold in a secure full denture 5 Mini Dental Implants to hold in a lower full denture (Park Dental Lew Mini Implants) Relined retrofitted existing denture with the 'snaps' in. This will be used while a new lower denture is made. Paresh B Patel DDS Mini Dental Implants Dental Implants Charlotte NC Dentists Mooresville NC 28117 Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
Suffering from you upper denture moving around or gagging you? Then consider mini dental implants if you have lost some bone and can't have traditional size implants without grafting or adding bone. My patient's upper ridge. What looks like a wide ridge is mostly gum tissue. Because of this thin ridge the use of mini dental implants here will be a good choice to consider. Other options that would also work well are to expand the bone or do sinus lifts and place traditional size implants. 4 Traditional size implants would work to hold in a secure upper denture. To... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
It was a magical moment to be in a room with so many talented Doctors who have devoted their lives to improving implant dentistry. The offical press release is below. Dr. Victor Sendax, Paresh B Patel, Jack Wimmer, Ronald Bulard Dr. Victor Sendax & Paresh B Patel 2011 GREATER NEW YORK DENTAL MEETING (New York City, New York, USA) Old friends and new gathered at a private social club in Manhattan to celebrate the continuing legacy of Park Dental Research Corporation, a leader in dental implant research and products since 1967. Hosted by Drs. Leonard Linkow, Jack Wimmer, Ronald A.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
My next patient had come in to see me because her tooth broke from where she had a Root Canal. She asked me if I could do a bridge to replace the missing tooth behind the one she broke. I asked her why would she want a bridge when we could easily place an implant and not have to grind away healthy tooth structure? She said....'you know Dr. Patel, because an implant is so expensive and probably causes a lot a pain, with all that surgery, cutting my gums open and all.' Nothing could be further from the truth. Most... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
My next patient was a young 27 year old. She had such a lovely personality; but she would not smile. How sad. Her story was typical....lost her teeth at a young age due and now wanted to do something just for her. Photos of her missing teeth right and left sides. On my first glance it looked like she had lots of bone to place implants. But on further investigation by doing some ridge mapping (the process where the dentist numbs the gum tissue and feels with a perio probe to see what is gum tissue and what is bone)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
So the big day is here for my patient. She was one of the first that I tried the new Glidewell Inclusive Mini Dental Implants. These mini implants will help to secure in a full upper and lower denture. With Glidewell the 'snaps' come processed into the dentures. With Vicki in the chair I said, 'Open Wide' lets see if these snap in' The upper went in, the lower was next. My patient and I looked at each other...was that it? Did they snap in? She moved her lips and mouth around....they are in she said. Smile from the right... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
Rehabilitating the Atrophic Edentulous Patient Using Small-Diameter Implant Paresh B. Patel, DDS Course Synopsis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that 26 percent of Americans aged 65 to 74 years are completely edentulous. With the aging of the population, this percentage will continue to grow. Mini dental implants offer a viable solution for many of these patients, particularly those with extremely atrophic ridges and unstable dentures. Designed for immediate loading using a minimally invasive procedure, mini implants can help build your implant practice and provide a valuable service to your patients.Course Objectives After completing this course,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
Although I like mini dental implants for lots of reasons, I do find the need for a regular size lots of times. In some cases a regular traditional size implant will work better. This example might be one of them. This patient had lost a Root Canal Molar with massive amounts of bone destruction. Clinical view shows a WIDE ridge of bone. However under the gum is just a thin shell of bone and then the sinus cavity (air). This would be a great place to consider a regular size implant and a sinus lift instead of a mini dental... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants
Mini Dental Implant Pictures, Photos and Procedures: To see several hundred original pictures of mini dental implants being used for several applications ~ from securing dentures to crowns and bridges click the blue text: Mini Dental Implant Pictures Mini Dental Implants ~ Not just for a lower denture Paresh B Patel DDS Implant Dentist Charlotte Lake Norman NC Implant Dentist Hickory Boone Ashevile NC Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at Mini Dental Implants