Mayo Clinic's approach

At Mayo Clinic, specialists draw on their expertise and vast experience in dental implant surgery to help provide exactly the treatment and care that you need.

  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic's highly skilled experts replace missing teeth with dental implants in hundreds of people.
  • Teamwork. A multispecialty treatment team works together to provide a customized solution for you. The team may include dentists who design and fit artificial teeth (prosthodontists); dentists specializing in treating structures that support the teeth, such as gums and bones (periodontists); ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists; and mouth, jaw and face (oral and maxillofacial) surgeons.

Expertise and rankings

  • Comprehensive care. Mayo Clinic's dental specialists work together to provide comprehensive care for your dental implant surgery.
  • Latest 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.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

Jan. 29, 2019
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