Dental Implant Expectations - VALPARAISO, IN

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Customized Treatment for Healthy Smiles and Lives

One of the most important steps in the dental implant process is the initial consultation with our prosthodontist Dr. Michael Drone and board-certified oral surgeon Dr. Timothy W. Surber. During this complimentary first visit, we’ll discuss your primary dental concerns and long-term goals for your smile and health, in addition to performing a comprehensive exam and diagnostics. 

When you choose Aspire Implant Centers for dental implants, you’ll receive treatment personalized to your unique goals, needs, and budget. You’ll discover a practice that goes above and beyond with patient-centric care that blends advanced skills and technology with compassion. 

If you have missing or failing teeth and are considering dental implants, we’re dedicated to exceeding your dental implant expectations in Valparaiso, IN. We look forward to partnering with you on this meaningful dental journey to a new smile and life!

What Sets Our Team Apart?

Our team has placed thousands of dental implants in patients that have benefited from our expertise, from single to full arch and same-day smiles made possible through TeethXpress. 

Because our team is comprised of a prosthodontist, oral surgeon, and laboratory technicians, you’ll benefit from a true team approach and quality control from start to finish. We leverage superior materials and advanced technologies including precision digital software that enables smile previews, computer-guided dental implant surgery, and an amazing in-house dental lab. 

We also have experience placing zygomatic implants, a far more complex protocol requiring advanced oral surgery skills.

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What to Expect


Meet the Aspire Team

First, we’re so pleased you chose Aspire Implant Centers for your complimentary dental implant consultation or second opinion and welcome you to our dental family! Our entire team is happy you’re taking the first step toward a new smile and life with dental implants because we’ve seen firsthand how they transform patients’ lives. Our team has the training and expertise to provide all related services, including tooth extraction, bone grafting, periodontal therapy, and immediate load solutions. Together, Dr. Drone and Dr. Surber have placed several thousand dental implants and have a reputation for clinical excellence in the artistry of implantology in Valparaiso, IN.


Smile Discussion

The next step in your dental implant journey is to discuss your smile concerns and goals. We want to understand how your current dental condition is affecting your quality of life and what you hope to achieve with a new smile. We encourage you to openly discuss these issues so we can tailor an ideal treatment plan with the most optimal materials and placement possible. Unlike some corporate implant centers, we’ll devise and create a unique set of teeth that look beautiful, feel natural, and fully function because we know you and your smile are unique!


Digital Diagnostics and Tools

Our office leverages digital diagnostics for patient comfort and to help us create a more accurate and streamlined dental implant process. We use an intraoral scanner and CBCT technology to capture high-resolution images of your mouth and jawbone. Using this information, we digitally design your smile, from the color and shape of each tooth to the size of your final restoration. We also use these diagnostics to provide you with a smile preview, virtually plan your surgery, design a custom surgical guide, and fabricate restorations onsite at our dental lab With iTero® digital impression technology, we create real-time visual impressions that eliminate messy traditional impression material. Our digital processes and state-of-the-art milling machine enable your ultimate comfort and expertly-crafted restorations, including TeethXpress in one day.


Customized Treatment Plan

The term “one-size-fits-all” is simply not in our vocabulary! Our dental implant solutions are as unique as you, with every detail and specification designed and carried out with the highest level of precision. We encourage you to choose the treatment plan that best fits your smile goals, oral health needs, and financial situation and enhance your ability to do so with open communication and transparency about every detail of the process. It’s our goal for dental implants in Valparaiso, IN to exceed your expectations!


Cost & Payment Options

We think everyone deserves the smile of their dreams. As such, we offer personalized financing plans with two top-rated third-party financing companies that offer flexible monthly payment options to fit your budget. In many cases, affordable installments are less than the average monthly cost of a new car! Applying for financing is fast and easy and our team is happy to help you find and set up the right payment plan for your needs. In addition, we accept HSA cards to make treatment more accessible.

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