Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores
26210 Harper Avenue, Suite 100, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

Missing Teeth? Find Out Why Dental implants are Your Permanent Solution.

A dental implant is a small titanium post that is embedded into the jawbone to secure and support replacement teeth. Once it fuses to the jawbone, it looks feels, and acts exactly like a natural tooth. Discover more details about these modern dental wonders.

The Many Advantages of a Dental Implant

A dental implant can make you look better and be more confident about your smile. In addition, it’s the only tooth replacement option that feels completely natural and enables you to eat, talk, and live your life with ease. While treatment may take several months for more complex cases, patients with simple cases are able to get same day dental implants. These same day dental implants offer maximum convenience with minimal treatment time. And since a dental implant is fused to the jawbone, there’s no risk of it slipping, which happens with dentures and bridges. So even though the cost of a dental implant is more than these other options, its comfort and permanence justify any extra dental implant costs. And since dentures and bridges can stress nearby teeth and fail to support the jawbone, there is a higher risk of both bone loss and dental decay. But a dental implant doesn’t cause those problems, which makes dental implant costs well worth it in the long run. If the cost of dental implants is a concern, see if your dentist accepts insurance or a dental discount plan like DentRite.

Superior Success Rates

Dental implants average a 95 percent success rate, which is higher than both bridges and dentures. According to tooth restoration experts, the average success rate of dental implants is more than 95 percent. But since each person has different needs and concerns, the only way to see if you’re eligible for treatment is to get a dental evaluation.

Keep a Dental Implant Looking Good and Lasting Long

According to tooth restoration experts, all it takes to take care of dental implants is the same good dental hygiene habits needed for natural teeth. This includes brushing at least twice a day, daily flossing, and seeing your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in St. Clair Shores, call Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores today at (248) 850-1809 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in St. Clair Shores. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The Professionalism and the attentiveness of the team.
Stephanie H.
Staff is friendly and cleanliness of the office
Derek P.
It took me over 20years to get to the dentist. If I would have known Dr. Ascano was out there I would have gone sooner. From the very first visit he took all my fears away and made me feel […]
Sandra M.
They treat me great
Sean P.
Very friendly staff and the doctor was awesome!!This is my new dentist!!!
Donnie G.
The people who work here are kind and enjoyable. Give them your business. You will have a great experience.
Ryan T.
This experience was GREAT as always!! Very courteous and compassionate staff from the assistant to the hygienist to the dentist himself!! I’m very pleased!!!
Clifford V.
I’ve only been going to gentledental/Dr. Ascano for a bit over a year. Not only is he and all the staff very kind (my previous dentist was kind), but he is thoughtful and instills confidence in his […]
Dawn A.
Friendliness and helpfulness of staff.
Dianne P.
The dentist and staff are great, very friendly people who love what they do. I never feel pain and I’m happy with the outcome everytime.
Ronesha W.
Dr. Ascano is very caring and personable. He really makes a point to get to know his patients. The staff at Gentle Dental are VERY helpful too!
Satyra J.
Friendly on time with appointment good service thanks
Bunny P.
Honestly, the best experience that I have ever had at a dentist.
Jon W.
Doctor was professional and friendly. Staff was also very friendly
Javier O.
Such an amazing staff all around. Kathy, Dr. Ascano and Dr. Duan are all so knowledgeable and kind. They made me feel so comfortable even though I was a pain to them and have a crazy fear of the […]
Allissa B.
Dr. Ascano and his entire staff are always so nice that I feel like I’m visiting with friends! They do a wonderful job and are very patient with my daughter. I highly recommend Gentle Dental on […]
Brad B.
Awesome awesome awesome
Tammy S.
I have been coming to this office for many years the staff Carol is wonderful , my Dentist is amazing. Flexible hours and great customer service.
Donna B.
The office staff was extremely friendly. My daughter was in a lot of discomfort and going to the dentist makes her very nervous. She left the office feeling very comfortable with the dentist. She was […]
Tessa T.
Overall great staff, dentists, and experience
Nicole C.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (248) 850-1809
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