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A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titanium – the same time-tested material used by surgeons for artificial joints. When you lose a tooth, you lose both the root and the crown.
Dr. Rob McDonough received his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in 1982. He graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry with honors in 1986.
Dr. Kevin Stockton attended the University of Louisville and received his undergraduate degree in 1988. He graduated with honors from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1992.
Dr. Gabe Hostalet attended the University of Illinois for his undergraduate education. He then attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors in 2000.
Dr. Jared Shelton attended Centre College in Danville, Kentucky for his undergraduate education. He then attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors in 2011.