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ASIRD is the fastest growing network of dental implant teams in the country.

Our mission is to educate consumers about dental implants, and the importance of choosing an experienced surgeon and dentist who place and restore implants as a team. Our members recognize optimal outcomes for patients are the result of dentists working closely together with their oral surgeon to provide highly coordinated case treatment. ASIRD members receive a host of benefits, including access to state-of-the-art dental implant education programs with nationally recognized experts as speakers, discounts from our partner companies, and various marketing resources.

Are Dental Implants Complicated?

Your dentist has told you you need a dental implant, or you might need one in the future. Rest assured, implants ARE NOT COMPLICATED. With an ASIRD team, they’re simple and sophisticated!

Should You Use an Electric Tooth Brush?

Your morning and evening routines involve one of the most important things you can do for your overall health – brushing your teeth. It’s you vs. the bacteria! Will you arm yourself with the best chance of winning?

Are Dental Implants Safe for Diabetics?

Dental implants are safe for controlled diabetics. A systematic review of studies found diabetics have long-term success with implants if they meet pre-procedure requirements.

Should My Child Have Oral Surgery to Remove Baby Teeth?

Oral surgery to remove baby teeth is common, typically to treat advanced dental decay, to make room for adult teeth to emerge or to prepare for braces.

Are Dental Implants Permanent?

When compared with dentures or partial dentures, which must be maintained with relines or replacement every few years, dental implants are a much healthier and long-term solution to tooth loss. Find out why!

Do Wisdom Teeth Have to be Removed?

Because timing for removal is based on wisdom tooth development and not the age of the patient, evaluation may be required as early as 12 years old. A consult with an oral surgeon is an important step to a more comfortable mouth.

Is My Snoring Actually Sleep Apnea?

Snoring is the topic of comedy routines and the eye-rolling conversation topic between spouses and their friends. However, chronic snoring is no laughing matter. Find out if your snoring is actually sleep apnea.

All the Parts of the Mouth

The parts of the mouth are important anatomy in everyday life. From the oral vestibule to the epiglottis, our mouths allow us to breath, speak, taste, eat.

Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures?

Dental implants are better than dentures. Learn more about how dental implants are better for your body in terms of your looks, comfort and durability.

What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease refers to gum disease, which not only affects the health of your gums and teeth, but also can also negatively impact overall health.


Find the implant team in your area. The American Society of Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry (ASIRD) is growing quickly. Our highly skilled dentist and oral surgeon teams work together, utilizing state-of-the-art dental implant technology, to create your custom implant solution. To find your ASIRD team, choose a location from the map, or simply submit your zip code below.