Dental One Associates at Steeplechase
9141 Alaking Court, Suite 107, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Dental Implants – Are They Right for You?

Dental Implants

For those who are missing teeth due to injury, periodontal disease, or other causes, full dental implants could be a perfect solution. Unlike dental bridges that rely on adjacent teeth for stability and dentures that sit uncomfortably on the gum line, a dental implant is surgically placed into the bone where it creates a permanent base for an artificial tooth. With today’s advanced dentistry, affordable dental implants are a possibility for almost everyone who is missing teeth.

Why Are Implants Favorable to Bridges and Dentures?

Dentures may cause embarrassment when they slip or make noises. They can also irritate sensitive gums and make it difficult to eat certain foods. A partial denture may cause damage to adjacent teeth; in some cases, these teeth may be lost. Up to 30 percent of teeth located next to a fixed bridge or removable partial denture fail within five to seven years. Dentures may also cause bone loss in the same area where teeth are missing. Fixed bridges often require healthy teeth to be reshaped or cut down.

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Patients who have suffered bone loss or already have bridges or dentures are often good dental implant candidates. Even diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes won’t disqualify them. Some people develop complications from dental implants that may be related to genetic factors. Patients with a personal or family history of problems with a dental implant should inform their periodontist, dentist, or oral surgeon. Most dental implants function perfectly 20 years after placement by an oral surgeon. Given their overall success rate of 95 percent and 50 years of research that backs up the statistics, affordable dental implants are frequently the treatment of choice for almost anyone who is missing teeth.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Capitol Heights, call Dental One Associates at Steeplechase today at (240) 392-3983 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Capitol Heights. With 11 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Steeplechase, 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 Dental One Associates at Steeplechase.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Very friendly staff would recommend to everyone to come here.
Quentin P.
Very professional staff. They really make your visit very personal..
Sharon C.
The pleasant atmosphere that is fostered in the office.
Devin B.
Accommodating…Patient…Professsional
Darlese G.
Friendly staff and quick work
Kendra B.
First time coming to this office, everyone was very professional and very nice. I do not like the dentist AT ALL, but I’ll be coming back. :-)
Brianna B.
Hate the Dentist, but they made it very relaxing and comfortable. Great service! !
Johnathan B.
Awesome Establishment. I will be glad to refer the professional, knowledgeable and fabulous staff. Thank you for your great care!
Elainena E.
All services were outstanding.
Edward H.
Every one in the dentist office from the receptionist to the dentist are very warm and friendly and make you feel like your family.
Adrian W.
Dental One Associates is great. I love Dr. Wilson, he’s very professional. If you’ve had your teeth cleaned by Dionne, you were in very caring hands. She’s wonderful. The front staff is always […]
Jackie T.
The whole team starting with the receptionist, hygienist, dentist and biller (Ms. Sheila, Ms. Dionne, Dr. Wilson and Ms. Barbara) are always friendly, courteous, kind, respectful and FRIENDLY. I […]
Tanya G.
I always been scared to go to the dentist but they were nice and gentle and I was in a lot of pain. Thanks
Ernestine H.
Professional quality service!
William T.
Dr. Wilson, Linne, and the assisting team at the Capitol Heights location were the best. I had several needles for my procedure and felt nothing. I am a 60+ retiree and have had extensive dental work […]
Alice C.
Best dental service I’ve ever had! This staff is very professional and friendly. Great discount on whitening as well. Keep up the great job! Thank you
Camille F.
They made me feel comfortable.. I’m not a dentist person but this office I had no problem with.
Doreatha J.
Friendliness and professionalism of entire staff from dentist to receptionist.
Claudia H.
Dr.Okoro and staff was great!!!! I had a procedure done and was in and out. Special thanks Rebecca, she was the total package. Front desk staff was very professional and inviting. Overall great […]
Phillip Y.
Dr. Okoro is the most professional dentist I have ever been to. I came to her crying about the tooth pain and my fear of needles, she was able to calm me down, provide an excellent service, and […]
Symone E.
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 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (240) 392-3983
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