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From general dentistry to full arch dental implants to complete smile makeovers, Dr. James Blank and Dr. Amy E. Lahm can tailor a dental treatment plan to suit your unique needs. With our full range of services, we can offer completely personalized dental care in Powell, OH. Our client-centered service, along with their compassionate staff, can accommodate your schedule whenever necessary, so join our growing family today!
We work to make every part of your experience excellent. Whether it’s explaining your treatment plan or offering different payment options to fit your needs—including our BDG Membership plan for those without insurance—see how we put our patients first.
Dr. Blank operates on the leading edge of modern dentistry. He has long provided world-class dental care, working diligently to reduce complexity in dentistry, grow his knowledge, and refine his practice. Dr. Blank is also a small business owner of multiple industry-relevant companies, and he has received special recognition by the Dayton Business Journal as one of 40 Top Business Leaders Under 40.
Passionate about continued education, Dr. Blank has completed advanced training in sleep medicine, TMJ disorder therapy, dental implant surgery and restoration, prosthodontics, occlusion, cosmetic dentistry, dental materials and dental technology. He enjoys sharing his experience and insights as a faculty dentist and lecturer at The Metz Center for Sleep Apnea, as well as a national touring lecturer for study clubs and medical groups across the country, including the world’s leading dental practitioners and researchers at the prestigious American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Blank, who earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2004, is a co-founder of the Columbus Interdisciplinary Dental Study Club, and is also an active member of the American Thoracic Society, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International Team for Implantology and the Sfumato Study Club.
Dr. Lahm has practiced in Chicago, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Boulder, Colorado, and is now proud to call Powell her home.
A former member of the Chicago Dental Society, Michigan Dental Society and the Colorado Dental Society, she is currently a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Lahm has actively participated in continuing dental education courses for the last 14 years, staying informed about industry changes to further refine her practice.
Dr. Lahm earned both her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan, and has practiced dentistry since 2002. In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, hiking and dabbling in the culinary arts, but her favorite activity is raising her four children with her husband Dr. Michael Lahm.
We can replace a single missing tooth with the closest thing to natural teeth: a single dental implant. A dental implant’s post functions as the tooth root, stimulating healthy bone growth and offering reliable function. Each implant is restored with a custom dental crown, giving you a seamless smile with natural-looking esthetics. No one will know the difference!
We offer full arch dental implants, an immediate load dental implant option that offers you superior stability and complete function. The procedure is fully guided to give you predictable results. If you are suffering from decaying or missing teeth, this may be the ideal teeth replacement option for you to transform your smile.
Traditional dental bridges require you to weaken adjacent teeth to act as the foundation of your new bridge. Instead, we leave healthy teeth untouched and use one or more dental implants to support a new bridge of teeth. This is ideal for those with two or more missing teeth in a row.
A dental implant is made up of three parts: a titanium or ceramic post, an abutment and a restoration. Built to function like natural tooth roots, dental implants provide bone support and a stable foundation for a single dental crown, a dental bridge, a denture or a full arch prosthesis.
Many patients are candidates for dental implants already or can qualify after receiving preparatory treatments like bone grafting and tooth extractions. Candidacy is more accurately determined after a comprehensive consultation and evaluation with an implant dentist.
The cost of dental implants is based on many factors, including how many teeth are missing and for how long, the types of materials used, and what additional procedures are needed. Our team can help you apply for dental financing and will file insurance claims on your behalf to help you afford treatment.
Dental implant treatment can range from a few months to over a year. In many cases, implants can be surgically placed soon after the consultation and treatment plan are complete. For patients needing bone grafting, this may be a separate procedure requiring several months of healing before dental implant surgery. After dental implants are placed, healing can take three or more months before optimal integration is achieved and a final restoration can be permanently attached. In many cases, patients can wear a temporary restoration during healing.
Dental implants are designed to last for decades and have the potential to last for the rest of your life. Surgical technology and clinical experience, along with your health habits, ultimately affect the longevity of your implants. Choosing an experienced implant team like ours at The Blank Dental Group provides more precise and accurate surgery that better guarantees the long-term success of your treatment.