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Timothy Calkins, DDS Timothy Calkins, DDS

Implant Restoration

Dental restorations allow patients to replace decayed, missing or broken teeth. Although many restorative options exist, one of the best ways to regain a complete smile is implant dentistry.

Timothy Calkins, DDS is a general dentist who restores dental implants for eligible patients. You’ll receive top-notch dentistry at Calkins Family Dentistry in Lincoln, NE.

Are you a candidate for Implants?

Because receiving dental implants requires routine oral surgery, not all patients are good candidates for this procedure. A thorough dental and health history will allow us to best assess any limitations to treatment we may have and help to reveal the best restorative course in your specific case.

To find out if you are a candidate for implant restorations, contact our office. We at Calkins Family Dentistry want to help you achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. When you call us about implant dentistry, we’ll set up a consultation to assess whether a dental implant restoration is the best match for your dental wants and needs.

Once Dr. Calkins determines that you are a good candidate, he’ll discuss the treatment plan with you to ensure that you are comfortable with the procedure.

What Are the Steps in the Implant Procedure?

The basic steps to receive implant restoration follow the order below:

  • Consultation with Dr. Calkins regarding your overall health and ability to heal from the surgery.
  • Receive implant surgery involving gum and bone preparation and placement of the implant.
  • Have the artificial tooth or dental crown placed.

Although some patients may receive their new crown shortly after the implant, others need time to heal and allow the new implant to integrate fully with their own bone and tissue. This process may take several months, in which case you’ll be provided with a temporary restoration.

To find out if implant dentistry is the right choice for you, contact Calkins Family Dentistry in Lincoln, NE. We’ll help you make an informed decision so you can achieve a healthy and complete smile. Call us today at 402.488.1661 or request an appointment online.

We treat people, not just teeth.

We focus on preventative care and patient education


“I have been a patient of Dr. Calkins for over 20 years. All of my kids have gone to him since they were toddlers. Very conservative in his approach, never tries to do an expensive treatment if it isn’t necessary. Great at giving numbing shots, can’t even feel the needle.”


“I’ve been going to Dr. Calkins for several years and will continue to do so. Tim is very professional, knowledgeable, thorough, and patient. I very much appreciate the time he takes to educate me about dental health, to show me my x-ray, or to explain a procedure. I highly recommend Dr. Calkins and his excellent team.”


“You know when you come back from your dentist feeling good you know you’ve picked the right one. I could go to any dentist in Lincoln but Dr. Calkins and his staff are it for me. After seeing him for over 20 years I’ve always been treated as if I’m his only patient. Who feels strongly enough about their dentist to actually post?”

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