Giangrasso Dental Associates Cosmetic Restorative, Periodontal & Implant Dentistry    
 
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Joseph D. Giangrasso D.D.S.

Dr. G. holds a BS in Chemistry from St. John's University and received a degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has been practicing dentistry since 1970. He is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Metropolitan District Dental Society.

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Dental ImplantsJoseph D. Giangrasso, Jr., D.M.D.

Dr Joe holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.). He has been practicing dentistry since 1999. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the New England Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a scholar at the Dawson Center for Continuing Dental Education.

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Dental ImplantsSarah D. Shih, D.D.S., MS, DMSc

Dr. Sarah Shih is a board certified periodontist who has been practicing since 1987. She is a clinical instructor at Harvard Dental School of Dental Medicine and holds degrees from University of California, San Francisco (DDS), Baylor (MS) and Harvard (DMSc). Dr. Shih is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and International Bone and Mineral Society. She has published several research articles and texts. She has lectured both locally and internationally. Dr Shih is also an editorial reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology.

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DENTAL IMPLANTS

Dental ImplantsDentures, bridges, and partial dentures are no longer the only way to restore a mouth that has few restorable teeth or no teeth at all. Dental implants are tooth root substitutes that are surgically placed in the jaw bone and act as anchors to stabilize artificial teeth. These strategically placed supports can be used to support a single tooth, a bridge, and even a denture. While the initial investment tends to be greater, the implant supported teeth and dentures will more closely resemble the "feel" of real teeth. The benefit of using implants is that they don't rely on neighboring teeth for support. They are permanent and stable. Dental implants are becoming the alternative of choice but not everyone is a candidate for implants.

If you are considering implants, a thorough evaluation will help determine if you are a good candidate. Our periodontist, Dr. Shih works together with us to provide a smooth transition from start to finish on your implant treatment.

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