Basic implant placement steps

Shown below are the basic steps in the implant process. We do the complete start-to-finish treatment unlike the average dental office. See our brochure below that you can print out for more information.

Surgical Phase

In this example, the patient is missing a single tooth. The treatment plan is the placement of a single dental implant to replace the missing tooth. X-rays show adequate bone height and width for a dental implant.

With the patient comfortably sedated with Intravenous sedation, local anesthetics are used to anesthetize the surgical area. The gum tissue is raised to expose the underlying bone.

A drill is used to create a precise hole into which the implant is placed.

The implant is inserted and screwed into place.

A “healing cap” is placed on top of the implant. The gum tissue is placed around the healing cap. The implant is now given six months to fuse to the bone prior to the start of the prosthetic phase of the treatment.

Prosthetic Phase

With the implant now fused to the bone, the healing cap is removed. The prosthetic phase begins.

An “abutment” is now screwed onto the top of the implant. It holds the crown.

The final crown is made and cemented over the abutment.

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My issues were beyond my comprehension and I didn’t know where to start. Other dentists didn’t know what to do. Dr. Gagne was amazing every step of the way.

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Dental procedures used to be extremely painful and upsetting for me.  I’m so glad to have found this dentist, who does offer sedation dentistry. Best dentist I’ve been to.

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I’ve been going to Dr. Gagne for almost 25 years and won’t let any other dentist work on my teeth.  If you’re a chicken like me Dr. Gagne is the way to go.

Jody Martin

Dr. Gagne is a very professional, down-to-earth and really knows his stuff!!  He not only does great work, he works with my budget. You won’t be disappointed

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Margaret Tobin

I think the thing I value most is that he has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to technology and implementing the latest breakthroughs in dentistry.

Adam Basua

By far the best dentist and surgeon you could ever get! I had Dr. Gagne put in an implant and veneer for my front teeth and I couldn’t be happier with the results.

Elliot Bender

I have been a very satisfied patient of Dr. Gagne’s for 30 years!. Thank you to you and your great staff for years of quality dental care!

John Clark

I was so very happy to again, smile proudly. I highly recommend Dr. Gagne for his professionalism and positive dedication to all his patients.

Tony Garcia

I have not been to a dentist in over 12 years. I was extremely afraid of even setting foot in a dentist office. I was totally comfortable with Dr. Gagne and his staff.

Jerry Wissinger

Thank you for taking such good care of my teeth while you were my dentist and for doing such an outstanding job. My new dentist said your work was outstanding.

Diane White

An early childhood trauma caused me to be extremely phobic about any dental work. My sister’s dentist recommended Dr. Gagne. It made ALL the difference!

Kathryn Houston

I’m the most terrified patient. I even break out in a cold sweat at the sound of the word ‘Dentist’. We’ve done many great things with my teeth since that summer.

Bryant Jackson

I had a severe case of dental phobia. Dr. Gagne discussed my concerns, and with IV Sedation I was able to get ALL my dental work done. I was lucky to find his office.

Kathryn Lyons

I have always needed a lot of dental work but I disliked going to the dentist so much that I had stopped going.  Dr. Gagne’ sedation has allowed me to feel comfortable.

Bridgett Staszewski

I have been seeing Dr. Gagne for over 12 years. He’s the ONLY dentist. I have been able to see that understands I am a tough patient, I’m treated so well at Dr Gagne’s.

John Cortenbach

Dr. Richard Gagne has been my dentist for the past thirty-two years. From the first visit to the present he has taken EXCELLENT care of my teeth.  His staff is great.

Arlene Wolny

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Richard A. Gagne, DDS, Inc
1350 W. Gonzales Rd, Suite B
Oxnard, CA 93036

Phone: (805) 485-2777
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Email:
claudia@dentalsedation.com