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Restore Your Smile with Permanent Dental Implants

Achieve a natural-looking, long-lasting solution with Dental Implants from Vlass and Merritt Dental Care in Roswell, GA. Our implants provide a sturdy, permanent base for replacement teeth, mimicking the strength and appearance of natural teeth. With over 30 years of dental expertise, we use advanced techniques to ensure your implants integrate seamlessly with your jaw, enhancing both functionality and aesthetics. Trust us to restore your smile and your confidence with our state-of-the-art dental implants.

Comprehensive Implant Services

At Vlass & Merritt Dental Care, we provide comprehensive implant services, including single-tooth implants, implant-supported bridges, and full-arch implant restorations. Our experienced dentists will evaluate your oral health and treatment goals to determine the most suitable implant solution for your needs. Whether you're missing one tooth or several, we offer personalized treatment plans to restore your smile and enhance your quality of life.

Expertise in Implant Placement

Our dental team has extensive expertise in implant placement, ensuring precise and successful outcomes for our patients. We utilize advanced diagnostic tools, such as digital imaging and 3D cone beam technology, to plan and execute implant placement with the highest level of accuracy and predictability. With our meticulous approach and attention to detail, you can trust that your implant procedure will be performed with the utmost care and precision.

Comprehensive Care and Support

From the initial consultation to the final placement of your implant restoration, Vlass & Merritt Dental Care provides comprehensive care and support throughout your implant journey. Our compassionate team will guide you through each step of the process, addressing any questions or concerns you may have and ensuring your comfort and satisfaction with the results. We are committed to delivering exceptional care and helping you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime.

Regain Your Smile with Dental Implants

Vlass & Merritt Dental Care specializes in dental implants, offering a permanent and natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth. Our skilled team utilizes advanced implant technology and techniques to restore function, aesthetics, and confidence to your smile, ensuring long-lasting results and improved oral health.

Implants FAQ's

Dental implants are titanium posts surgically inserted into the jawbone to replace missing tooth roots. They serve as stable anchors for dental restorations such as crowns, bridges, or dentures, providing a strong foundation for replacement teeth.

Candidates for dental implants are individuals who have one or more missing teeth, adequate bone density and volume in the jawbone to support the implant, and good overall oral health. Patients with certain medical conditions or habits such as smoking may require evaluation to determine their candidacy for implants.

Dental implants offer several benefits, including improved oral function and chewing ability, enhanced appearance and confidence, preservation of adjacent teeth and bone structure, and long-term durability with proper care. Unlike removable dentures, implants provide a permanent solution for tooth replacement.

The process of getting dental implants typically involves multiple stages and may take several months to complete. It begins with a comprehensive evaluation and treatment planning, followed by implant placement surgery. After a healing period of several months, abutments are attached to the implants, and custom-made dental restorations are placed on top.

With proper care and maintenance, dental implants can last for many years, decades, or even a lifetime. Regular dental check-ups, good oral hygiene practices, and avoiding habits that can damage the implants (such as smoking) are essential for ensuring the longevity of implants.

Read Our 5-Star Ratings

We are new patients to the practice and have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Joseph Merritt. Dr. Merritt is currently treating my mom who is 90 years old and helping her with some aging gum and teeth issues. The technology that Dr. MERRITT has introduced us to has been absolutely incredible but with technology comes questions. Dr. MERRITT took the time to explain everything to us, step-by-step and answered each and every question. He took his time and made sure Mom understood what he was recommending and why. I was very impressed with his attention to detail and caring approach to each conversation. We just returned from our second visit and again can report another great experience and the communication with the practice has been excellent. Kim coordinated all the transfer of mom’s dental records within an hour, so our visits have been very thorough. Did I mention the amazing technology? It is worth repeating. I am so relieved my mom is in excellent hands and we will be returning to continue the treatments Dr. MERRITT has recommended.
Dr. Vlass is my dentist even though I drive 1.5 hours to his office. I trust his judgment and he does a terrific job with my teeth. As I am advanced in years, and he has had to deal with some sensitive conditions in my mouth with outstanding results. I highly recommend their practice.
Have you ever thought you would take the time to give a dentist a review...let alone 5 stars? Well, me neither, until now. My business is all about relationships, so I pay attention when someone else values and understands that relationships are everything too. Joey Merritt, not only gets it, he embraces it. His actions and professionalism forced me to leave a dental practice that my entire family was immensely happy with when one emergency issue was treated with immediate concern at the expense of his personal time. Prior to Joey meeting me in a bad moment, the only thing we knew about each other was that my wife played tennis with his mom. What I learned after that about him was more than enough to immediately come home and tell my family that we had a new friend and dentist for life. True story.
I LOVE Dr. Merritt! He's so kind and compassionate. He's an incredible dentist! His staff is also on the same level. I've been going there for years. I first saw Dr. Vlass, then Dr. Merritt when he joined the practice. I can't recommend them enough!!
I feel that the staff listens to my concerns when I call and they try to schedule me as soon as possible. When I am seen I am confident of their care of my teeth and dental concerns. The staff is very professional! I have been seen by Dr Vlass and Dr Merritt and both are very caring and exceptional dentists. This is an outstanding dental practice! I love my dentists!!

Transform Your Smile with Dental Implants

Rediscover the joy of smiling with confidence and eating with ease with dental implants from Vlass & Merritt Dental Care. Our advanced implant services, expert implant placement, and comprehensive care ensure that you receive the highest quality treatment and enjoy long-lasting results. Schedule a consultation today to learn more about how dental implants can transform your smile and improve your overall oral health.

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Barry L. Vlass, DMD

Dr. Barry Vlass graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelors degree in biology in 1976. He then attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine located in Boston, Massachusetts where he obtained his doctorate in dental medicine (D.M.D.) in 1981.

He began practicing dentistry in Roswell in 1981. Dr. Vlass has enjoyed a successful career in dentistry due to his sincere commitment to continuing education and providing his patients with the latest technology in the field of dentistry.

Associations & Distinctions

Joseph Merritt, DMD

Dr. Joseph Merritt grew up and currently resides in Roswell, Ga., and he is a proud alumnus of Roswell High School. After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry.

The driving force of Dr. Merritt’s career is his calling to serve others locally and in communities with limited access to dental care. He has volunteered on multiple dental mission trips to Nicaragua and Jamaica. Dr. Merritt also volunteered at a Free Day of Dentistry several years in a row in Savannah, Ga., where he started his career in dentistry.

Dr. Merritt specializes in restorative and cosmetic dental procedures. He is also a certified Invisalign provider and extensively trained in dental implants.

Outside of the office, Dr. Merritt enjoys golfing, working out, playing cornhole, and spending time with family and friends — especially with his wife Kellie, daughter Lenny, and dog Lady. Anytime you want to talk about Georgia sports… he’s your guy!

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