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Dental implants are known as “the gold standard” in restorative dentistry, and for many good reasons. They are without a doubt the closest dental restoration to your natural teeth, providing most of the same benefits as a natural tooth. Dr. Cory Gaunt is an accomplished dental implant specialist, and he offers beautiful, functional dental implants at Downriver Smiles in Spokane.

Dental implants consist of a titanium root, similar to a hollow screw, that is surgically implanted into your jawbone. On the root, Dr. Gaunt places an abutment that allows different uses; a dental crown for single tooth replacements or attachments to implant-supported dentures or other dental prosthetics. In each option, your new teeth are anchored into your jawbone for secure, stable and totally functional new teeth, and they look completely natural.

A major benefit of dental implants is how they mimic your natural tooth to maintain oral health. The titanium screw becomes embedded into your jawbone through a process called osseointegration. The pressure of this screw into the bone as you chew acts to stimulate the jawbone, causing continued bone growth and stability – just as your natural teeth perform this same service. This means you maintain stronger jaw and facial bone structure to maintain a healthy appearance.

Excellence in Implant Dentistry

The key to beautiful and lasting dental implants lies with the implant dentist. For true excellence in implant dentistry, your dental implants must be placed precisely in the correct location for superior osseointegration and overall stability. At Downriver Smiles in Spokane, Dr. Gaunt uses our 3D cone beam scanner for meticulously placing dental implants. This helps ensure proper placement for the longest possible life and use from your implants.

Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth, for complete mouth restorations or to anchor other dental prosthetics. You can rest assured that your dental restoration using implants will be performed correctly with superior precision and quality. Plus, our comfortable operatories and comfort amenities will help you relax throughout your dental restoration procedure.

Spokane, WA Dental Implant Restorations

For superior dental implants and implant-supported restorations in Spokane, WA, contact Dr. Cory Gaunt and the team at Downriver Smiles. We offer the latest in modern restorative dentistry, including dental implants, implant-supported dentures and more. Ask about how you can get the most from your dental insurance when you call today to schedule a consultation.


  • Dr. Gaunt and the entire staff at Downriver Smiles are fantastic people. Very thorough, professional, caring and kind. The attention to detail and desire to leave me better than they found me makes this office a cut above. Thank you Downriver Smiles for being so thoughtful and helpful every time I come in.

    Jack D.
  • Best dentist in Spokane! Don’t look any further! I chipped my front tooth and they got me in the next day! Left with a beautiful smile and my wallet still intact! I wasn’t an existing patient, but I am now! Awesome environment and extremely friendly staff! 10/10 hands down would recommend!

    Cortney G.
  • Dr. Gaunt replaced my two front crowns that I have had since I was 15 years old and now I am 59. He was very meticulous in sizing, shaping, fitting and color matching and spent adequate time to achieve those results. This is the best dental care I have ever had in my life. I highly recommend Downriver Smiles and their very friendly and caring staff.

    Tim A.


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