Dr. John F Cordes, DDS, PA
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What Happens After You and Your Dentist Decide on a Dental Implant?

You've decided to restore your smile with a dental implant! Congratulations for choosing one of the most innovative and effective long-term tooth replacement options dentistry has to offer. Now you're probably wondering what happens next; here's what you should know about getting a dental implant in Apex, NC.

Implant Placement

The first step is placing the dental implant itself into your jawbone. This is done during a surgical procedure that Dr. Cordes can complete here in the comfort of our Apex office.

The implant, which is made of biocompatible titanium will naturally integrate with your bone over the next few months during a process called osseointegration. This process allows the implant to actually ...

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Planning Your Invisalign Treatment - What You Should Know

A woman holds up her Invisalign aligner | Invisalign Apex NC

You've hidden your smile for the last time! You're ready to take action, and you've heard that Invisalign in Apex, NC is a great way to straighten your teeth with efficiency and discretion. You want to learn more, but what's the next step?

The Consultation

The first step is to contact your dentist and schedule an Invisalign consultation. Your dentist will be able to determine if Invisalign is right for your needs when they take x-rays and photos of your teeth and perform a thorough examination. During your consultation, your dentist can even show you how your smile will look after Invisalign treatment with 3D imaging.

If you decide to move forward with ...

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