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Dental Implants

Come to Us for Harrisonburg Dental Implants

Don’t Let Lost Teeth Interrupt Life

When a tooth is lost, it causes more than an empty space. A missing tooth can cause loss of confidence, trouble biting or chewing food, difficulty speaking and, if not dealt with, eventual spacing problems for unsupported teeth. If you’re looking for implant dentistry in Rockingham, Harrisonburg, and The Shenandoah Valley, at Smallwood Dental Solutions you’ll find top expertise in providing the most effective option for replacing a lost tooth with an artificial one that takes over for that lost tooth seamlessly.

Come to Us for Harrisonburg Dental Implants

What is an Implant

A dental implant replaces not only the upper part of a tooth, the way a bridge or dentures would; a dental implant replaces the root as well, with a titanium rod that is set into the jaw by an oral surgeon, who leaves a portion of the rod extending above the gums. Dr. Smallwood then creates a custom crown and attaches it to the rod, using dental adhesive and a connecting piece called an “abutment.” In addition to individual-tooth implants, Smallwood Dental Solutions also offers:

  • Implant-Retained Dentures: Full sets of artificial teeth, set in a base that resembles the gums, are anchored to the jaw at various points using titanium rods.
  • All-on-4: An entire row of 10 to 14 teeth is anchored in place using four titanium rods.
  • Implant Restoration: Just as a natural tooth can be damaged, the artificial tooth atop an implant rod may be damaged, well. Dr. Smallwood’s skills include making implants look like new.

Benefits of an Implant

An implant is the best option for getting a replacement tooth that looks great and functions every bit as well as the natural tooth did. The benefits vary depending on where the implant is applied, but they can include:

  • Filling a gap that makes you self-conscious
  • Making it easier to chew food
  • Helping to avoid jawbone loss
  • Keeping neighboring teeth and gums protected
  • Supporting the stability of neighboring teeth

Our Patients Love us!


I’ve been a regular with Dr. Smallwood since they first came to Harrisonburg some years ago and I can highly recommend them. Where would my teeth be without them?

" - Skip T.

I have been going to this practice for ten years. They have always shown kindness, friendliness, and caring. Thank you for taking the time, and your expertise in guiding me to a healthier smile.

" - Jeannie H.

I enjoyed every minute of my appointment. Everyone is so nice. They not only deliver superb dental care, they treat the patient as a real human person, not just a mouth. I went home inspired, threw out the peanut brittle, and started to faithfully use my waterpik.

" - Susan A.