Houston Biological Dentist

CERAMIC DENTAL IMPLANTS FOR NATURAL-LOOKING SMILES IN HOUSTON, TX

Since their introduction in the early 1980s, dental implants have become the preferred tooth-replacement method for long-term results and health advantages. Today, Dr. Marilyn Jones offers a metal-free ceramic option for Houston, TX, patients who want a body-friendly implant that blends beautifully into their smile. These implants are called SDS Zirconia implants and are in line with the principles of biological dentistry.

Implant Basics

Each of your natural teeth has roots that extend into the jawbone with a symbiotic purpose. Roots stabilize teeth so that you can chew. Tooth roots also provide stimulation that keeps bone dense and strong. When a tooth root is missing, bone diminishes through a natural process of resorption.

A dental implant replaces the root of a missing tooth. This small shaft is placed into the jawbone in a precisely planned oral surgery. Over time, osseointegration occurs—bone fuses with the implant. The implant is topped with a dental crown for a tooth that looks, feels, and functions like a natural one while preserving bone.

Ceramic dental implants benefit Houston, TX, patients

In the past, dental implants were made of titanium. Titanium metal can be neuroactive and therefore not bio-compatible. A percentage of the population has allergic reactions to titanium or other metals in implants like nickel. Pieces of titanium oxide are said to have been found in the bodies of patients with titanium implants. In other words, they enter into the bloodstream. Gum recession can occur if the tissue does not hold onto the titanium, and the gray cast under the tissue is the titanium implant showing through. Corrosion and electrical conduction can occur also occur.

At Houston Biological Dentist we use SDS Biological Dentistry and SDS Zirconia dental implants to resolve these issues, with additional advantages

  • Superior biocompatibility – reaction to this material is extremely rare.
  • Strength is stronger than titanium – ceramic implants are suitable for any area of the mouth.
  • Tissue integration – bone forms a solid connection with the implant.
  • Reduced risk of complications – the design of SDS Zirconia implants does not encourage oral bacteria. This reduces the chance of developing gum disease at the site and peri-implantitis (a deeper bacterial invasion that can cause the implant to fail).
  • Easy crown replacement – should the restoration wear or become damaged, it can be replaced without impact to the implant.

Don’t let a missing tooth spoil your smile.

Schedule an appointment at Houston Biological Dentist to learn more about healthy tooth replacement options that look terrific. Call us at (713) 785-7767.

Don’t let a missing tooth spoil your smile.
Schedule an appointment at Houston Biological Dentist to learn more about a healthy tooth replacement option that looks terrific. The number is (713) 785-7767.

Dr. Marilyn Jones - Houston Biological Dentist

A graduate from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Jones holds a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Houston. She is a passionate, skilled, and talented dental surgeon with a drive for excellence.

While previously being a tenured Assistant Professor of chemistry & an Assistant Professor of integrative dentistry, Dr. Jones continues to educate and update herself on the modern approaches and practices of dentistry and related advances in healthcare to ensure that she delivers the best possible care and service to her patients.

TESTIMONIALS

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Brace C.
Brace C.
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Wow! I cannot explain how truly grateful I am to have found Dr. Jones. I was referred to her practice from a friend, and to say the least it was a very pleasant experience. Like most people, I have always been nervous about going to the dentist, but Dr. Jones put all my fears at ease. She was gentile, thorough and listened to all of my questions and concerns. Her staff was so welcoming and I cannot wait to return with the rest of my family.
Marina O.
Marina O.
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In general, I have a strong dislike for the dentist. I have very sensitive teeth and continually find that dentists do not listen to me as I explain this.I really appreciate how Marilyn is willing to listen to you and really takes into account what you say. It means a lot for a dentist to take the time to do that and actually follow through with what they say that they are going to do. This was the best experience that I've had with a dentist, and I will definitely be going back!
Yvette W.
Yvette W.
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Just like most people I hate going to the dentist but Dr. Jones office was very professional and polite; they made my experience very pleasant. When I asked a lot of questions they took the time to explain things to me or elaborate their answers. I would definitely recommend making your next dentist appointment here if you want to be sure you have a seamless and stress free experience!
Neelay K.
Neelay K.
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My regular dentist failed to make my appointment so I came into this dental office as a walk-in and surprisingly was seen within minutes. It was just a routine check-up but they found a minor cavity on my back molar. Fortunately, I have set up a follow-up appointment with Dr. Jones instead of my regular dentist. I was really impressed by the staff and the professionalism. I received literature about gum health and when I called back an hour later with more questions, all were answered immediately. The location is perfect so I'm happy to have stumbled upon it, definitely going to refer my friends!
Mika G.
Mika G.
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First time here and I have to say I was really impressed. The location of the office is great and easy to find and the staff here are very professional. I found Dr. Jones when I started my search for a dentist in the area and I'm glad I did. I don't know about the other services she provides but speaking for myself I can say I think she has routine dental and patient care down pat, I just might make this my permanent dentist office.
Bridget W.
Bridget W.
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It's that time again. dental cleanings, physical exams, and all other fun stuff that you never really have the time to do, but know it has to be done. I am a person that hates going to medical appointments of any kind and not because of fear or pain, but because it seems that many offices have poor time management, and "ain't nobody got time for dat". I arrived about ten minutes before my appointment time, but since it was near the end of the workday, I was sure I would be waiting forever. To my great delight, I had barely completed my enrollment paperwork when I was escorted to the back by a friendly dental assistant that asked about my day and chatted about hers; she did a good job at helping me relax. The rest of the appointment went smoothly. Dr. Jones has warm, friendly eyes that made me feel as if she really cares about what’s best for you when she speaks to you. All I went in for was cleaning and checkup, but I got a lot more. I found a regular dentist.
Tucky D.
Tucky D.
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I am a recent transplant to Houston and was recommended Marilyn's practice by friends. I was worried there would be difficulty with my insurance and transferring my paperwork from my dentist back in MD, but receptionist was extremely helpful and took care of everything. The waiting room was nice and welcoming. Unlike most doctor or dentist appointments there was no waiting an hour after your original appointment time. The staff was prompt and courteous. After being lead into the exam room I was greeted by a technician/ hygienist (?) who cleaned my teeth and took the necessary x-rays. Marilyn came in after and was extremely nice and patient answering all my questions about a minimal oral surgery I would need to schedule for the future. Overall for a dentist appointment it was a very pleasant visit 🙂
Cesar C.
Cesar C.
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Great work, very comfortable.
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