About Dr Robert L Harrell

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Dr Robert L Harrell has created 40 blog entries.

Dental Implant Bridges Save Surrounding Teeth

Harrell Dental Implant Center is Charlotte’s premier dental restoration center. Dr. Robert Harrell and his outstanding team understand that function and aesthetics are equally important when it comes to your smile; they give you the best of both. If missing or damaged teeth have left you with a compromised smile, they can help. Undergo a comprehensive oral consultation at the state-of-the-art HDIC facility and learn the best way to have your smile upgraded. If you need multiple teeth replaced, a dental implant bridge is your best restorative option -- far better than the traditional crown and bridge method. Disadvantages of Traditional Bridges Requires enamel removal of adjacent teeth If adjacent teeth have crowns, they must be redone Tooth decay is potential problem Root canal treatment may [...]

2017-02-27T16:48:24+00:00 By |

What To Expect Immediately After Dental Implantation

If you are thinking about replacing a missing or damaged tooth, you should know that Dr. Robert Harrell and his outstanding team at Harrell Dental Implant Center believe an educated patient is the best patient. That's why preparing you with the knowledge of what to expect before, during and after your dental implant surgery is a crucial part of their practice. Taking time to discuss the findings of your comprehensive oral exam will ensure that a complete treatment outline can be shared with you prior to surgery. Arming you with the knowledge to confidently handle your after care is another thing the Implant Center team is equally passionate about. You may not realize that dental implants have been around in one form or another far longer [...]

2017-02-09T17:52:03+00:00 By |

How To Keep Your Dental Implants Clean and Healthy

Taking care of your dental implants after they are placed is a vital component of maintaining optimum oral health. Biofilm and plaque bacteria are present in your mouth whether you have all your natural teeth, a mix of implants and natural teeth, or have full replacement with All-on-4 implants. At Harrell Dental Implant Center, we want every patient to understand proper mouth care to keep their smile healthy and brilliant. The following article explains how patients with implants are at similar risk for oral disease as those with natural teeth. This means both groups must be diligent with their mouthcare. The importance of plaque removal for the prevention of dental and systemic diseases has been well-documented in the literature. Dental hygiene maintenance programs tailored to the specific [...]

2017-01-27T06:58:36+00:00 By |

What To Expect With Dental Implants

Harrell Dental Implant Center wants you to know that 2017 is the year to transform your dream of a beautiful smile into reality. It's time for you to enjoy the personal and social benefits that come with a smile you are proud to show off. Dr. Robert Harrell, founder of Harrell Dental Implant Center, and his staff want you to feel confident and comfortable with every step of the dental implant process that will create your radiant new smile. Understanding what to expect ahead of time will allow you to remain in a relaxed state of mind before, during and after the procedure. Let's take a closer look at what's involved with replacing your missing or damaged teeth with implants. The following post will cover [...]

2017-01-11T06:00:23+00:00 By |

This New Year, Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants

Are you wishing you could have the beautiful smile you've always wanted this New Year? Maybe you're even thinking that 2017 will definitely be the year you get your compromised smile corrected, but you just don't know where to begin? If either of these scenarios fit, you will be happy to know that Dr. Robert Harrell and his exceptional team at Harrell Dental Implant Center offer the best tooth restoration solutions. Using a variety of dental implant procedures they can replace your missing or damaged teeth and give you the brilliant smile you’ve been hoping for. To begin, let's take a look at the benefits of dental implants. Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth. Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that [...]

2017-01-03T08:01:55+00:00 By |

All-On-4 Dental Implants Create a Lasting Smile

If you are missing multiple or all of your teeth or if they are damaged or diseased, Dr. Robert Harrell and his exceptional team at Harrell Dental Implant Center can give you the brilliant, strong and permanent smile you deserve with an All-on-4 implant. At HDIC, state-of-the-art dental technology combines with an outstanding patient experience to provide you with the highest level of care. As a full-service implant office, we ensure that every aspect of your dental implant procedure can be easily and conveniently handled under our roof. Often used to replace dentures or missing teeth, the branded procedure All-on-4 uses four titanium dental implants to anchor the upper and lower jaw. This provides a strong foundation for prosthetic teeth, which are added afterwards to complete [...]

2016-12-16T04:01:37+00:00 By |

Did You Know That Smiling Keeps You Healthier?

Many people who have issues with their oral health and the appearance of their teeth struggle with their self-esteem. On the other hand, when you have a beautiful smile it can do wonders for your self-confidence. Harrell Dental Implant Center offers exceptional smile solutions to patients from all across the greater Charlotte area. If one or more of your teeth is cracked, damaged or missing due to disease or injury, the HDIC team can totally restore your smile with dental implants. Most patients find that a dental implant is secure, stable and a good replacement for their own tooth. There are generally three phases to getting an implant: First, the dentist surgically places the implant into the jawbone. Your dentist [...]

2016-12-01T18:53:30+00:00 By |

Single Implant Tooth Replacement Restores Smiles

Dr. Robert Harrell and his skilled team at Harrell Dental Implant Center specialize in creating sensational and functional smiles with dental implants. If you have a tooth that is missing or damaged, it's time to consider how a dental implant can restore the quality of your smile and improve your general oral health. Having a cracked tooth is an issue that can be successfully addressed with an implant. But first, you have to determine that you're dealing with one. Here's some info that will help: Some dental issues such as a knocked out tooth or a broken crown are pretty hard to miss. And while you may think that a cracked tooth would also be difficult to overlook, the truth is that many [...]

2016-11-15T05:28:59+00:00 By |

The 411 On Food After Dental Implant Surgery

Following the correct steps after undergoing dental implant surgery can help you maximize your healing and minimize any potential issues. After the surgery, your surgeon will give you antibiotics and pain medicine. You also will get instructions to follow. These will include: Don't spit, suck on straws or smoke. This can dislodge blood clots and slow healing. Eat only soft food to avoid injuring your gums. Don't try to clean the implant area for the next few days, but clean the rest of your mouth normally. Your dentist may give you an antibacterial rinse to help keep the area clean. You will return to the surgeon 7 to 10 days later to have your stitches removed. After the implant is [...]

2016-11-03T03:33:36+00:00 By |

What You Should Know About Dental Implant Bridges

Patients need a secure, durable solution when a restoration for one or more missing teeth is required. Dr. Robert Harrell and his caring, capable team at Harrell Dental Implant Center offer the latest dental implant technology and the best possible patient experience to create permanent, natural-looking outcomes for satisfied clients on a daily basis. Dental Implant Bridges Implant bridges are an alternative to traditional banded bridges. This new, completely stable option replaces multiple missing teeth without damaging the surrounding natural teeth, which was necessary in the past. Plus, you have the security of knowing your dental implant functions similar to an original tooth root, helping to maintain the integrity of your jaw bone.  Implants can help protect healthy teeth When you lose a tooth, one of the [...]

2016-10-27T08:48:28+00:00 By |