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Caring Dentist in Greentown | Quality Dental Care in Greentown

LADD Dental Group of Greentown 
Are you looking for a compassionate dentist in Greentown? Look no further than Dr. McLellan and his team at LADD Dental Group of GreentownDr. McLellan is a graduate of Carroll High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and he received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Dr. McLellan continued on to dental school and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He joined the Ladd Dental Group team about two years ago, and the response from our dental patients has been nothing but positive. Dr. McLellan is thrilled to be able to take care of patients here in the Kokomo/Greentown area.  Dentistry is his passion, and he prides himself on the quality and comfort of care that I provide. In his free time, he enjoys reading a good book, exploring the open road on his bicycle, and spending time with his family and friends. Dr. McLellan works our of our Ladd Dental Group of Greent…

Dental Implants | Dental Implant Specialists | LADD Dental Group

What are dental implants? Dental implants as we know them today were invented in 1952 by a Swedish orthopedic surgeon named Per-Ingvar BrÃ¥nemark. Today, they are considered the standard of care for prosthetic replacement of missing teeth in dentistry. A dental implant is a surgical fixture that is placed into the jawbone and allowed to fuse with the bone over the span of a few months. The dental implant acts as a replacement for the root of a missing tooth. In turn, this "artificial tooth root" serves to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Having a dental implant fused to the jawbone is the closest thing to mimicking a natural tooth because it stands on its own without affecting the nearby teeth and has great stability. The process of fusion between the dental implant and jawbone is called "osseointegration." Most dental implants are made of titanium, which allows them to integrate with bone without being recognized as a foreign object in our body. Over time, techno…

Dental Implant Specialists | Affordable Dental Implants | LADD Dental Group

Board Certified Dental Implant SpecialistsDental Implants
Dental implants replace natural missing teeth. Dental implants areposts surgically placed into the upper or lower jawbone. They replace one or more teeth that are next to each other. Implants are an effective way to replace missing natural teeth. When teeth are lost because of disease or an accident, dental implants may be a good option. You may want to choose dental implants if:

You hide your smile because you have missing teeth Your dentures are not comfortableYou are not happy with your removable partial dentureYou do not have or do not want your other teeth to anchor a bridge restoration  
People may choose implants to replace a single tooth, more than one tooth, or support a full set of dentures. Dental implants are made out of titanium (a strong, lightweight metal) and other materials. Millions of implants are placed by dentists every year in the United States, which makes them a very common and popular option for replacing…