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Dental Implants


Hall Periodontics Traverse City Dental Implants

If you’ve lost a tooth due to injury…

…gum disease or for any other reason, you may be a good candidate for a dental implant.  Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are placed in your jaw to hold an artificial tooth or dental bridge.

A dental implant completely replaces your missing tooth. It works – and looks – at least as good and often better than your natural tooth. It also feels just like the real thing, letting you eat crunchy foods that are good for you and giving you a smile you’ll be proud to show off anywhere.


Hall Periodontics Traverse City Dental Implants

Dental implants are often used where bridges once commonly replaced lost teeth.

They may also be used to anchor a bridge or to make dentures more secure.  A great advantage of implants is that the replacement tooth looks and feels natural.

Dental implants can even replace several missing teeth, providing a better option than traditional bridges.


Successful dental implants require healthy gum tissue and a good underlying bone structure.  As a periodontist, I specialize in gum and bone health and do hundreds of dental implants each year.   I work collaboratively with you and your general dentist to make sure you get the high quality dental restoration you expect and deserve.

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Infection Control and Concerns Regarding the Corona Virus Crisis

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As of Monday, June 1, the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order has been lifted for the State of Michigan.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO SEE PATIENTS WHO ARE EXPERIENCING PAIN or DENTAL/SURGICAL EMERGENCY. WE WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SCHEDULE EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS IN OUR TRAVERSE CITY OFFICE ON A LIMITED BASIS.

Our staff is working tirelessly to cancel/reschedule pending appointments.
Please call with any questions/concerns, or to schedule an emergency appointment.
Please stay healthy, observe social distancing. Thanks for your understanding.
- Dr. John Hall



Infection control procedures are actions taken in health care settings to prevent the spread of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommendations for dental office infection control. Your dentist cares about your safety and works hard to prevent the spread of infection. Before you enter the examining room, all surfaces, such as the dental chair, dental light, drawer handles and countertops, have been cleaned and disinfected. Offices may cover some equipment with protective covers, which are replaced after each patient.

Non-disposable items like the dental tools are cleaned and sterilized between patients. Disposable dental tools and needles are never reused. Infection control precautions also require all dental staff involved in patient care to use appropriate protective equipment such as gloves, masks, gowns and eyewear when needed. After each patient, disposable gloves and masks are thrown away. Before seeing the next patient, everyone on the treatment team washes their hands and put on a new pair of gloves.

Your well-being is important to your dentist and dental staff. That’s why infection control procedures are in place at your dental office. What about the new coronavirus?

It is very understandable to be concerned about the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Please know that the precautions your dentist already takes every day to prevent the spread of infection in his or her practice also helps prevent the spread of COVID-19.

If you are ill with flu-like symptoms, you should reschedule your appointment.

If you or someone you are in close contact with have recently traveled to one of the countries with large outbreaks of COVID-19 (China, Italy, Iran, South Korea) or if you have been exposed to someone else who was diagnosed with COVID-19 or who was quarantined as a precaution, wait 14 days until you see your dentist to make sure you have not caught the coronavirus.

If you are healthy, there’s no need to cancel your regularly scheduled dental appointment.

It’s important to know that the majority of people infected with the coronavirus experience flu-like symptoms and then recover. Most people do not develop serious respiratory complications.

Those most at risk of becoming seriously ill are elderly people and those with underlying medical conditions such as diabetes and kidney disease, among others. Children, thus far, have been largely unaffected.

Here are a few things you can do on your own to help keep yourself and those around you healthy:

  • Wash your hands frequently, or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent ethyl alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes or nose to reduce the spread of germs.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with your elbow. Infections like the coronavirus spread through the tiny droplets in coughs and sneezes.
  • Stay home if you feel sick. If you have flu-like symptoms or otherwise feel unwell, stay home and rest. Call your dentist to reschedule your appointment for a later date. This will reduce the risk of spreading your illness.

Visit the CDC’s website for the latest information on COVID-19





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