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Dental Implants

Missing teeth are very common, and millions are affected by feelings of self-consciousness and other side effects that come with tooth loss.

Dr. Nader M. Rassouli has been placing dental implants since 1990. Implants offer several advantages over traditional treatment options.

Find out why an increasing number of patients at Sylvan Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry in Portland, OR, are choosing dental implants...

3 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

Protect Your Natural Teeth

Traditional methods of tooth replacement such as dental crowns and dental bridges require alteration to your surrounding teeth. By choosing dental implants, you can leave your healthy teeth intact but still enjoy a complete smile.

Support Your Jawbone

Jawbone recession is one of the negative consequences of tooth loss. But dental implants help stimulate your jawbone, keeping it healthy and strong. By maintaining a healthy bone structure, you can also keep your features looking young.

Stabilize Your Dentures

Removable dentures can make uncomfortable smacking noises or slip out of place. Dental implants attach dentures directly to the jaw, preventing embarrassing moments for denture wearers.

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants? Schedule a Consultation & Find Out Today

You don't have to live with missing teeth. Dental implants can restore your ability to eat normally, chew comfortably, and smile confidently.

Dr. Rassouli has been a leader in the field of implant dentistry since 1990. Over the years, Dr. Rassouli has become well known for his contributions to the world of dental implants, which include: 

  • Lecturing to other local, national, and international dentists
  • Helping implant companies develop new products to achieve better results

If you are ready to replace missing teeth, Dr. Rassouli can provide the dental treatment you need. Request a consultation at our Portland, OR, dental practice today by messaging us online or calling us:

(503) 297-4400

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Best Dentist ever! He was very professional , he extracted a large stubborn wisdom tooth . This is my fourth day since the extraction, I  have; no pain or swelling. I  recommend his services to all my friends. He has done a super great job. I am very happy

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Not all prosthetics are created equally, nor are Prosthodontic doctors! However, Dr Rassouli processes the artful-skill to fine-tune a perfect fit of prosthetics, unique to each individual patient...

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Before Recommending Implants, Our Dentist Will Evaluate Your Oral & Overall Health

Thanks to advancements in dentistry, virtually all patients with missing teeth are candidates for dental implants. However, there are certain factors that can affect the success of your surgery, including: 

Poor Jawbone Density

For the best results, implants need to be placed in sufficient bone tissue. If you have some degree of bone loss due to tooth loss or facial trauma, a dentist can perform bone grafting or a sinus lift to augment your jawbone.


Smoking hinders wound healing and increases the risk of complications during surgery. If you are a smoker considering dental implants, you should quit the habit as soon as possible.

Compromised Oral Health

If you have active tooth decay, gum disease, or a root canal infection, you may need to undergo additional dental treatments or tooth extractions prior to implant surgery. You will also need to commit to good oral hygiene and regular dental visits in the future.

Certain Medical Conditions

Chronic health conditions like diabetes, connective tissue diseases, and immune deficiencies can also affect your ability to heal properly. Before recommending implants, Dr. Rassouli will review your health history and ask about any medications you are taking.


If you are pregnant, you should postpone your implant surgery until after your delivery date. 

Most patients who come to our Portland, OR, practice are good candidates for surgery, and those who are not can typically improve their candidacy with the help of our doctor. As a highly trained restorative dentist, Dr. Rassouli can provide the preparatory dental treatment you need to improve your candidacy for implants. 

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Looking for an Implant Dentist? Here's Why You Should Choose Dr. Rassouli

Many dentists in Portland offer dental implants, but most of them do not possess the training and experience that Dr. Rassouli does. After dental school, Dr. Rassouli completed a two-year training program in fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics. He also received a specialty certificate and Masters of Science degree in Prosthodontics, so he is uniquely qualified to care for missing teeth.

Additionally, Dr. Rassouli has been a pioneer in the field of implant dentistry for nearly three decades. He is a lecturer who teaches other dentists the most advanced implant techniques, and he helps implant companies develop new state-of-the-art technologies.

When you visit Dr. Rassouli for dental implants, you can rest assured knowing that you are getting the best care possible.

What to Expect During Dental Implant Surgery

Every patient who visits our Portland office will have different needs, so each dental implant treatment plan will be different. However, most patients can expect several steps on the day of their implant surgery: 

We can perform every stage of implant treatment in-office.
We can perform every stage of implant treatment in-office.


For your comfort, you will receive a local anesthetic which will block any sensation in the treatment area.


Dr. Rassouli will carefully create an incision in your gum tissue at the pre-planned implant site.

Implant Placement

He will then create space in the bone and insert the titanium implant.


Once your dental implant is in place, Dr. Rassouli will carefully close the treatment site with sutures.

David Fiks


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Just had my wisdom teeth removed yesterday afternoon and it's easy to tell the doctor takes special care with his work and really made sure I was comfortable before the procedure started. Best experience I've had at a dentist to date. 10/10

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Excellent Doctor.  

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Life after Dental Implants

Once you are fully healed several months after surgery, you will come back to our Portland office to receive your abutment and custom-made final restoration. With dental implants, your crown, bridge, or denture will look, feel, and function just like your natural teeth.

Dr. Rassouli has undergone extensive training in the field of prosthodontics, and he customizes each restoration to match your surrounding teeth, complement your bite, and look extremely natural.

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Sylvan Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry

At Sylvan Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry in Portland, OR, Nader M. Rassouli BS, DDS, MS, provides life-changing restorative dental work. Dr. Rassouli has nearly three decades of experience in implant dentistry and now spends part of his time educating fellow dentists on the latest implant techniques. All phases of implant treatment is performed in-office utilizing 3D technology. We provide a variety of surgical procedures at our practice, including:

  • Tooth Extraction
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Implants
  • Dentures

We invite you to schedule an appointment today by contacting us online or calling 503-297-4400.

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