Dental Implants

Dentist in Virginia Beach

Dental implants are a safe, durable replacement for missing teeth. They may be paired with replacement crowns for single tooth replacement. They may also be used to anchor bridges, partials, or dentures. Dr. Rutledge will collaborate with you to develop a plan based on your individual needs and preferences.

Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants are an aesthetic, effective solution for tooth loss. There are many great benefits to choosing dental implants. Dental implants can:

-Restore your smile
-Improve your oral health
-Improve your speech
-Improve comfort
-Improve function
-Protect healthy bone structure
-Provide a long-term tooth replacement solution

Considerations
There are several factors that Dr. Rutledge will consider before recommending dental implants. Some of these include:

-Adequate bone support to anchor the implant
-Healthy gum tissue
-Sinus and nerve location
-Overall health, including any chronic illnesses

To ensure the success of your implant(s), we work very closely with local periodontists. They will evaluate many factors to determine if you are a good candidate for long term success. The periodontist would place the implant(s) under the direction of Dr. Rutledge. Once the implant(s) is healed, Dr. Rutledge would utilize the implant(s) as intended in your customized treatment plan.

To see if dental implants may be right for you, contact James L. Rutledge DDS for a consultation.

How Can We Help You?

Dentist in Virginia Beach

Our dental office in Virginia Beach provides a variety of services, including cosmetic restorative, and preventive dentistry. We are experts is developing custom solutions for the most complex dental problems and concerns.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

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Phyllis W.

First visit I was warmly greeted by staff and Dr. My hygienist took time to know me and my concerns. She was very experienced and good at what she does. Thank you Karen! See you next time!

- Phyllis W.

Deborah C.

Very understanding and patient. Spent a lot of time getting to know me before ever looking in my mouth. I’m going back to take care of the problems I’ve let linger for far too long.

- Deborah C.

Jennifer Roberts

Dr. Rutledge and his staff are both professional and kind. They are extremely welcoming and personable. I feel very confident in their abilities of providing excellent dental care, and I would recommend them to anyone looking for a dentist in the area

- Jennifer Roberts

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A Letter To Our Patients During COVID-19

March 21, 2020

Dear Friends, Families, and Valued Patients,

As part of your health care team, we would like to take the time to let you know that we value your health with the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19. Executive order passed by Gov. Ralph Northam mandates we suspend dental treatment except for emergency and urgent patients until, Friday, April 24, 2020.

If you have an upcoming appointment, we will be in contact with you soon to reschedule and we will notify you when we are fully prepared to resume safe treatment for all of our patients.

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Dentist in Virginia Beach

James Rutledge Dentistry | 2025 Pleasure House Rd. | Virginia Beach, VA 23455
New Patients: (757) 317-5141
Existing Patients: (757) 464-0271