Missing teeth can make common daily tasks, such as eating and speaking, frustrating and uncomfortable.
Dr. Dustin J. Hopkin is a dental implant specialist who can restore your smile by replacing badly damaged or missing teeth.
So why should you visit our Salt Lake City, UT, office for implants?
Ready to Replace Missing Teeth? Schedule a Consultation Today!
Are you tired of covering your smile because of tooth loss? Dental implants are widely considered the best way to replace lost teeth.
Dr. Hopkin has extensive dental implant training and received his diploma from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in 2013. With this higher education, we can offer convenient care for all your restorative dentistry needs at our Salt Lake City, UT, practice. Rest assured that our team provides options to help make treatment more affordable, including CareCredit® financing.
"Made my experience quick and painless"
We had a great experience at Dr. Hopkins’s office. He came highly recommended to us and we weren’t disappointed. The office staff is friendly. Dr. Hopkin’s is such a nice guy and he explained the procedure clearly. We will definitely go back if we are in need of an oral surgeon.View On Google
An amazing experience! Everyone was super nice and Yvette was so nice to talk to before my surgery and kept my nerves down! Dr. Hopkin was easy going and made my experience quick and painless. Thank you all!View On Google
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants consist of biocompatible posts surgically implanted into the jaw to replace missing tooth roots. Unlike traditional restorations (crowns, bridges, or dentures) that only replace the crown of the tooth, these posts fuse with your jaw and become a permanent fixture in your bone.
Take a look at how dental implants restore your smile...
We Use Implant-Supported Restorations to Address All Kinds of Tooth Loss
A Single Missing Tooth
If you have lost a single tooth, Dr. Hopkin can place an individual implant, abutment, and dental crown for a complete smile.
Localized Tooth Loss
Whether you have lost several teeth in a row or have gaps throughout your smile, implant-supported bridges or crowns can restore your oral function.
Complete Tooth Loss
For patients who have lost all their natural teeth, Dr. Hopkin can provide traditional implant-supported dentures or use the All-on-4® technique.
Implants Can Also Replace Decayed or Damaged Teeth
If you need a tooth extraction, it is important to promptly replace the tooth to maintain the health of your smile.
At our Salt Lake City, UT, practice, Dr. Hopkin can perform both the extraction and the implant procedure to rebuild your smile afterward. In some cases, we can place implants immediately after removing the affected teeth to stop the natural process of bone atrophy.
If you suffer from tooth loss, you are not alone...
Don't Feel Embarrassed... Many Adults Need Implant Treatment
Do you get anxious during dental treatment?
We Offer Sedation Dentistry to Ensure Your Comfort
Many patients neglect the oral care they need due to anxiety and stress over dental treatment. Dr. Hopkin strives to make dental work a positive experience and prioritizes patient comfort. We help ensure your relaxation with modern sedation dentistry at our Salt Lake City, Utah, dental office. Our sedation options include minimally invasive local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and intravenous (IV) sedation. You can discuss your choices with Dr. Hopkin and find out more about the benefits of sedation during a visit to our office.
"So quick and painless!" Our Patients Rate Us "10 out of 10"
"I just had surgery. It was so quick and painless! The whole procedure started before I could get anxious. All of, the staff are helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. But, most importantly, Dr. Hopkin is extremely skilled, like I said quick and painless. 10 out of 10 recommend" Johnathan Huck
Types of Dental Implants
Traditional dental implants are the most common option for replacing natural teeth. Treatment involves a four- to six-month recovery period after surgery for the implants to fuse with the jawbone. However, the maximum stability and life-span of traditional treatment make them a preferable option for patients who qualify.
Mini Dental Implants
If you have suffered bone loss from missing teeth, you may be a candidate for these smaller implants. Mini dental implants allow for many patients to avoid bone grafting and in some cases, get their implants placed and prosthetics secured in one day. The procedure is less invasive, meaning a quicker recovery period and often, a shorter treatment timeline.
All-on-4 dental implants involve placing just four implant posts in each arch to support a denture. This treatment, often called "Teeth in Day," can provide patients with a temporary denture on the same day as their implant surgery. Similar to mini implants, these patients can often avoid preparatory procedures.
An implant crown consists of three main pieces...
A Closer Look at All-on-4
All-on-4 is a special dental implant technique designed by the trusted dental implant product company Nobel Biocare™.
During All-on-4 implant surgery, Dr. Hopkin will place four implants in either the upper or lower jawbone. The front two implants are placed upright while the two posterior implants are placed at a 45-degree angle. This special placement often allows our Salt Lake City, UT, patients to receive a full arch of teeth without a bone graft, which means faster results and more cost-effective treatment.
Reasons to Consider All-on-4
- To date, over 150,000 patients have experienced successful full-arch restoration with All-on-4.
- Ninety-five percent of patients who have undergone All-on-4 are satisfied with their new teeth.
- All-on-4 implants have an average survival rate of 98 percent after 7.5 years.
"I'm Very Happy."
I definitely made the right choice. Very respectful and down to earth, I was never rushed or made to feel anything but the most important person in the room. And it wasn't just Dr. Hopkins. The entire staff was this way, 100% of the time. I was having all of my remaining top teeth removed and getting a top denture. The procedure was so fast and comfortable, I chose to be put under anesthesia. Full instructions for after care, full attention to any questions or concerns I may have had. 10/10 recommend Dr. Hopkins and his amazing staff. Thank you all for making this so easy to get finally taken care of. ❤️View On Google
Dr. Hopkin and his staff were very professional. The office was immaculate as well. They clearly explained my options with the procedure and what the process would entail. They also gave me proper expectations regarding insurance coverage. I’m very happy with the entire visit and would definitely recommend Dr. Hopkin to anyone.View On Google
What should I expect during treatment?
The specifics of your treatment at our Salt Lake City, UT, practice could vary slightly, but patients can generally expect several steps:
We can use a combination of anesthetic and sedation to keep you comfortable.
Begin Planning Your Treatment Today
Dental implants are an excellent way to restore optimal function to your smile and the best way to ensure quality results is by choosing a skilled, experienced implant surgeon. Dr. Hopkin is an expert in the field of restorative dentistry and implantology with years of experience restoring smiles.
We tailor every procedure to suit the needs, preferences, and budget of our patients and will actively involve you every step of the way. We look forward to helping you achieve a brighter, healthier smile. You can reach our Salt Lake City practice online, or by calling:
"In and Out in Less than 30 Minutes" Expert Implant Placement
Dr. Hopkins and his staff did an amazing job! Had a implant put in on my front tooth today. I was in and out of his office in less then 30 mins. It was very painless and he was very fast and efficient. It is now a good 12 hrs after surgery and still pain free! DaMad Dad
How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?
Dental implants are a significant but worthwhile investment. A single dental implant at our Salt Lake City, UT, practice can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $2,500. However, the cost of dental implant treatment varies from patient to patient depending on several factors, such as how many teeth you are missing, the materials you choose, and the overall condition of your smile.
If you are missing all of your teeth and need implant-supported dentures, your treatment will cost more than if you are missing a single tooth. If you choose premium implant materials, your treatment will cost more than if you use lower-end materials. And if you need a bone graft or sinus lift from Dr. Hopkin before your implant surgery, this will add to the overall cost of your treatment.
Reasons to Choose Holistic Materials
You Have Allergies
These materials can be ideal for patients who have allergies or sensitivity to titanium. Even if you don't have an allergy, many people simply prefer not to place metal in their bodies. Our Salt Lake City practice is happy to accommodate.
You Value Aesthetics
Because zirconia and ceramic are tooth-colored, they also provide a more natural-looking alternative to titanium dental implants. While most metal implant posts will not show past the gum line, tooth-colored implants and abutments provide additional peace of mind that your restoration is natural-looking.
You Want a Long-Lasting Solution
In general, implant materials are incredibly long-lasting. Some studies have shown that dental implants have a 95 percent success rate 40 to 50 years after placement. Although zirconia looks like natural dental tissue, the material is extremely strong.