Dental implant is the treatment of choice for most patients who want to replace one missing tooth, whether it is missing because of trauma, periodontal disease, or decay.
When replacing one missing tooth, a dental implant is placed in the site. The dental implant acts to take the place of the root of the missing tooth. An abutment (a post) is attached to the implant, and then on top of the abutment the replacement tooth is cemented. The replacement tooth resembles a natural tooth in function and esthetics.
A few words about us
Dr. Aragon is a board-certified Prosthodontist in Canada and in the United States. Born in Lima, Peru, where she was awarded her DDS degree in 1997, she later completed one year internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan, treating severely medically compromised patients.
In 2001, she moved to the South where she received additional training and received a master’s degree and certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She moved to Canada in 2004 to join the Prosthodontics Faculty at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry as an Assistant Professor.
Dr. Aragon started to practice at the London Health Science Centre in 2006, where to this date she continues to treat medically compromised patients and rehabilitates the dentition of patients who suffered from oral cancer. She also provides prosthodontic supervision to the General Practice Residents. The same year, she welcomed her daughter Catalina. In 2008, she added a baby boy, Horacio, to the London growing population.
In July of 2011, Dr. Aragon opened ARAGON PROSTHODONTICS at 203-1135 Adelaide Street North, in London, Ontario. In this brand new facility she continues to provide high quality restorative dental care to the London and surrounding communities.
Dr. Aragon is a published researcher and an adjunct reviewer with the Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Implants and the Journal of Dental Education. She is a member of various different professional organizations, including the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada and the American College of Prosthodontics.