Category Archives: Dental Implants


Who Is a Candidate for a Dental Implant?

Dr. John Highsmith is very aware of the importance of replacing teeth that have become missing, lost, or extracted. Without replacement options, patients may face a new set of problems, including reduced chewing and speaking efficiency and misaligned teeth. His practice in Clyde, NC is pleased to offer a range of solutions, including dental implants.… Read More »


Implant Dentistry Provides Long-Lasting Solutions for Tooth Loss in Clyde, NC Area Patients

At the practice of Dr. John Highsmith, patients experiencing tooth loss have options available to them when it comes to restoration of the smile. When patients think of false teeth, traditional full dentures come to mind. However, continued improvements in restorative dentistry now allow patients the chance to obtain other more permanent options that are… Read More »


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Dental Implants Cost: Let’s Get a Clear Picture

As an accredited cosmetic dentist, Dr. Highsmith regularly meets people who perceive dental care as a valuable investment in their oral health and also their general wellness. Interestingly, it seems to be easier for most people to invest by choice rather than by force. For example, it feels much more exciting and positive to consult… Read More »


Dental Implants Asheville, NC

How Implants Compare to Natural Teeth

A primary objective in dentistry is to foster long-term oral health. If we were to describe complete success at this, we would definitely include the preservation of natural tooth structure. Tooth loss is an event we’d like to avoid whenever we can. According to research, we have a good chance at this. In our office,… Read More »



These are the Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

We have come a long, long way since the early development of tooth replacement treatments. The awareness of such treatments usually leads us to think about dentures and dental implants when, in fact, humans have been trying to figure out this tooth replacement thing for hundreds of years. Everything from shells to human teeth and… Read More »


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Tips for Successful Implant Treatment

  Just a few generations ago, instances of total tooth loss were more common than not. Today, we don’t tend to think about tooth loss as something that will happen to us. When it does, it comes as a big, unwelcomed surprise. It is interesting that this is our general perception of tooth loss when… Read More »