- Experience. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota was one of the first medical centers in the nation to provide contemporary dental implant therapy. Mayo Clinic's highly skilled experts have replaced missing teeth with dental implants in thousands of people.
- Teamwork. A multispecialty treatment team works together to provide a customized solution for you. The team may include mouth, jaw and face (oral and maxillofacial) surgeons, dentists who fashion and fit artificial teeth (prosthodontists), dentists specializing in treating structures that support the teeth, such as gums and bones (periodontists), or specialists in ear, nose and throat (ENT).
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors track the results of all dental implant surgeries to help assess the reliability of dental implants and the effectiveness of various procedures.
Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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