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Dental Implants

Even after replacing a lost tooth with a crown, bridge, or denture, your bite may be less stable and your jaw may start to change shape.

Our Warsaw, IN, practice provides dental implants, a solution that makes restorations as stable as natural teeth and prevents jaw atrophy.

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An Advanced Solution with Many Benefits

Restored Function

Dental implants replace tooth roots. They are inserted directly into the jawbone in order to give your restorations virtually the same level of stability as your natural teeth, allowing you to speak clearly and chew any foods you like.

Bone Retention

Following tooth loss, your body will begin to lose bone tissue from the jaw. Over time, the jaw will shrink and change shape, which will affect your bite and your facial features. Implants provide the stimulation necessary to prevent bone loss.

Long-Lasting Benefits

With a good oral care routine at home, paired with biannual visits to the dentist, your implants can last the rest of your life with proper care. However, crowns, bridges, and dentures will eventually need to be replaced.

Improved Appearance

Implants and the attractive restorations we provide to patients produce obvious cosmetic benefits, such as closing large gaps caused by tooth loss. They also prevent bone loss in the jaw, which contributes to a sunken facial appearance.

Superior to Removable Dentures

Implant-supported restorations are remarkably durable and strong. Dental implants can support partial and full dentures, minimizing slippage for individuals missing a large number of teeth. They typically offer superior comfort and confidence to traditional alternatives.

What Are Dental Implants?

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Amazing Transformation with Dental Implants

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Before undergoing dental implant treatment at our Warsaw practice, this patient didn't like to smile due to her missing and broken teeth. After Dr. Stofer completely restored her smile with a combination of dental implants and crowns, she is proud to show off her smile.

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Since Dr. William B. Stofer opened Dental Solutions in 2000, our approach to implants has been consistent with our commitment to improving our patients' oral health and satisfaction with the attractiveness of their smile. To achieve this goal, we use advanced technology, the latest techniques, and high quality materials to completely restore our patients' smiles. Dr. Stofer is also a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, which reflects his commitment to ongoing education and training in the field.

Dr. Stofer is proud to be one of the few dentists in the area to offer dental implants. To learn more about this exciting restorative opportunity, contact our dental practice in Warsaw or call us at:

(574) 269-1199

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"Dr. Stofer Is a Great Dentist!"


Christina Mitchell


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The office staff were great. Tammy responded quickly to my dental emergency. Dr. Stoffer and his assistant were very kind and helpful. I needed more work than I expected but the doctor explained it clearly. He took his time and I never felt rushed. I highly recommend!

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Kalee Tuggle


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Abby is a wonderful dental hygienist! She has a great personality and is so very kind. Dr. Stofer is a great dentist! He has a great sense of humor and has a great personality. I always recommend them to anyone looking for a dentist. I enjoy my visits.

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How do I know if dental implants are right for me?

Bone Grafting before Dental Implant Surgery

Since healthy bone growth is stimulated during the chewing action, missing teeth can result in the atrophy and loss of bone. For this reason, bone grafting may first need to be performed for some individuals in order to sufficiently strengthen the jawbone before an implant is placed.  In some cases, patients can receive All-on-4® dental implants to skip bone grafts and other predatory procedures. Ask the dentist which option is right for you at your initial consultation. 

Implants: What to Expect during Surgery

The implant procedure combines a number of steps designed to provide individuals with the most natural feeling prosthetic that is seamlessly integrated with existing teeth. If you are a suitable candidate, the following is the timeline of a typical dental implant procedure at our Warsaw dentistry practice:

Placement of the Implant

The implant post, consisting of a small titanium screw, is implanted within the jawbone at the site of the missing tooth. The implant acts as a root for the tooth and supports a dental prosthetic.
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Placement of a Temporary Tooth

We will place a temporary replacement tooth so that you can eat, speak, and smile confidently while you recover.
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Osseointegration is the process during which the bones and tissues fuse with the metal post. This healing period takes three to six months.
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Placement of the Permanent Restoration

A final visit will be needed to place a permanent dental prosthetic atop the post, usually an all porcelain crown, bridge, or denture that matches the look and feel of the natural teeth.

Paying for Dental Implants

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The cost you will pay for implants depends upon a number of different factors. At Dr. Stofer's practice in Warsaw, he will help you understand these factors and give you a cost estimate for your dental implant treatment plan during your consultation.

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We accept CareCredit® financing to help patients afford treatment. This option breaks up the cost of treatment into more affordable monthly installments. Patients can apply for financing online and get a quick response within minutes.

"Every Visit Has Been Pleasant"


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We have been going to Dental solutions for years! Every visit has been pleasant and the staff is amazing! We have 7 people in our family, and every one receives the best care every time.

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Carol Dushman


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Dr. Stofer is really wonderful.His whole office staff is just remarkable.I had a big dental emergency and was seen immediately.I recommend this office.

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Dental Solutions

Dental Solutions has been providing high-tech, family-friendly dentistry to the community for over 20 years. We are affiliated with various noteworthy organizations, including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Indiana Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Kosciusko County Dental Society
  • Indiana Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society

To visit our highly rated dental office, call us at (574) 269-1199 or request an appointment online.

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"Fantastic staff from making my 1st appointment on the phone, extremely friendly, great cleaning and very knowledgeable! Dr. Bill is very personable & put me at ease, we made a dental plan for some extensive dental work I’ve been putting off. Found my new dental home at Dental Solutions, feeling very comfortable & welcomed!
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