What If I Don’t Have Enough Bone for a Traditional Implant?

Watch this video to learn more about the options we can offer to restore your smile if you are lacking the necessary bone width for conventional dental implants.

One of the problems that we see a lot is, and particularly as we get older, we don’t have as much bone as we need for a regular implant. So what do we do? Well, that’s why we have mini implants. With mini implants, we’re able to put them in bone that is much more narrow than a regular implant that is a lot fatter and needs much more bone to hold it.

About John Hopkins, DDS

After attending Tulane University and receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1977, Dr. Hopkins graduated from the prestigious Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia.

At Emory, Dr. Hopkins studied directly under Dr. Ronald Goldstein, considered the father of modern aesthetic dentistry.

Following graduation from Emory in 1981, Dr. Hopkins joined an esteemed multi-specialty practice in Palm Beach, Florida, where he honed his skills in numerous dental specialties: endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and aesthetics.

While in Florida, Dr. Hopkins also completed the continuum at the Pankey Institute, the most renowned dental education institute in the world.

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