Reviewed by Dr. Benjamin Foley, DDS

Dental implant surgery is a significant investment in your oral health, and choosing the right specialist is crucial for a successful outcome.

At Foley & Le Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we understand the importance of finding the right dental implant surgeon who meets all the necessary criteria.

In this guide, we will discuss the essential qualities to look for in a dental implant specialist to ensure a positive experience and optimal results.

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Key Takeaway

Foley & Le Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides personalized and compassionate care for complex dental implant cases using state-of-the-art technology. Our unique approach and commitment to patient education ensure optimal results and patient satisfaction.

Qualifications, Experience, and Specialized Training

It’s important to choose a dental professional with specialized training in implant dentistry. Ensure that your implant dentist has attended a reputable dental school and possesses extensive experience in dental implant procedures. 

Specialists such as oral surgeons and periodontists have additional training in surgical implant placement, making them the ideal choice for dental implant surgery.

At Foley & Le Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, our team of specialists has undergone rigorous training and maintains active participation in continued education within the field of implant dentistry.

Here is some information about our oral surgeons, Dr. Daniel Foley, Dr. Benjamin Foley, and Dr. Thao Le. 

Dr. Daniel B Foley

Dr. Daniel B Foley has been in the private practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Boulder, Colorado, since 1982. He obtained his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University in Minnesota and graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. 

Following his service in the Air Force Dental Core, he completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the University of Minnesota. 

Dr. Foley. moved to Boulder and started his oral surgery practice in 1982. He has been placing dental implants since 1986 and has placed over 12,000 implants!

Dr. Benjamin Foley

Dr. Benjamin Foley graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005 from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in Denver, where he was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society for graduating in the top 10% of his class. Dr. Foley completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Vanderbilt University in 2013.

Dr. B. Foley received specialized training in cutting-edge technologies for corrective jaw surgery and jaw reconstruction using CT-guided virtual surgical planning. This training allows him to provide his patients with the best possible outcomes using minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. Thao Le

Dr. Thao Le completed her undergraduate education at the University of Georgia and dental school at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She then obtained her medical degree and completed her Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residency at Emory University.

Dr.Thao is a skilled oral and maxillofacial surgeon with experience in all aspects of the field, including dental implants.

Patient Testimonials

A reputable dental implant specialist will proudly showcase their previous work through testimonials from satisfied patients. These resources give you valuable insights into the surgeon’s expertise and the quality of their work.

At our practice, we have a proven track record of successful dental implant cases, including complex procedures such as bone and soft tissue grafting. This demonstrates our commitment to excellence and provides you with the confidence that your dental implant process will result in an improved and healthy smile.

  • “Dr. Le is the best. I have now done 2 implant procedures with her and both were excellent experiences. Easy recovery. Perfect results. The office is very well run, and everyone there (medical staff and front desk) is an absolute professional. This is the only place I would go for my oral surgery needs.”
  • “This is my fourth time having various oral surgeries at Foley and Le, two from Dr. Dan Foley and two from Dr. Ben Foley.  I would not go anywhere else. I am petrified of any dental work, and everyone on staff makes you feel calm and confident. Brook, a nurse, really calmed me down today and is excellent at starting IV’s. Dr. Ben Foley even checked in after each procedure. I highly recommend EVERYONE to Foley and Le. “

Unique Approach and Technology

We pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to dental implant technology. We are devoted to innovation, utilizing the latest advancements to ensure optimal results for our patients.

3D Dental Imaging

This technology delivers high-resolution 3D images that allow us to accurately plan and execute your dental implant surgery with minimal discomfort and maximum precision. This machine has an x-ray arm that rotates around the head and captures multiple images. The images are then sent to a computer where they are put together in 3D format.

CS 9600

The CS 9600 offers 14 fields of view. It is equipped with features like a Live Positioning Assistant, video cameras, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to ensure that it delivers more precise scans on the first try and consistent results over time.


The iTero allows us to scan the inside of your mouth and create 3D images. It is used to create  crowns, bridges, implants and other dental appliances. This technology replaces traditional dental impressions, making the process more comfortable for patients while providing more accurate results.

The digital images are also used to create a dental implant guide to assist us in placing your dental implants in the most accurate position.

Dental Implants in Boulder, CO

As the leading oral surgery practice in Boulder, CO, we are dedicated to providing our patients with personalized and compassionate care. Our team of specialists has the expertise and experience to handle even the most complex dental implant cases.

We understand that each patient is unique and requires a customized treatment plan. Therefore, we take the time to listen to your concerns and goals, thoroughly evaluate your oral health, and develop a personalized plan to achieve your desired outcome.

Our goal is to ensure that our patients feel comfortable and confident throughout their entire dental implant journey. We prioritize patient education and strive to empower you with the knowledge and resources necessary for successful oral health.

If you are searching for the ‘best dental implant specialist near me’, call (303) 444-2255 to book an appointment or complete the online booking form. We look forward to meeting you!

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