Dr. William Locante, DDS

Learn about Dr. Locante, World-Renowned Dental Implantologist

About Dr. Locante the implant dentist of nashville implant centerDr. Bill Locante is a world-renowned implant dentist with a primary practice in Dental Implantology. After graduating from Marquette University School of Dentistry with a degree in Dental Surgery, he promptly developed an interest in the promising field of dental implants.

“Advances in implant science were really just beginning, and I was captivated with the real solutions they provided to my patients. This is an area of practice where one can greatly improve the quality of a persons life.” – Dr. Locante

Practicing the Art and Science of Dental Implantology for nearly 30 years, Dr. Locante has placed well over 20,000 implants in his career and is widely known as a leader in the field.

Lecturing nationally and internationally at University levels and beyond, Dr. Locante has taught hundreds of Dentists and Dental Surgeons worldwide in the Art and Science of Dental Implants.

While donating his time to the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry, Dr. Locante also maintains a full-time practice in Nashville. He teaches as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Departments of Graduate Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Locante’s experience, skill, knowledge, and passion for Dental Implantology has led him to be involved in the research and design of dental implants – both metallic and non-metallic (ceramic) – as well as bone cell and bone bio proteins and healing mechanisms. proteins

In addition to being Board Certified by the American Board of Oral Implantology, Dr. Locante is also an Honored Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomat in the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has also participated as an examiner for these organizations as well.

Dr. Locante has sat on Advisory Boards and is an opinion leader for multiple implant companies. He has developed and modified particular surgical procedures that have led to surgical patents and techniques that are used today worldwide, resulting in simplified and more predictable treatments for patients.

As contributing author to several textbooks in the Art and Science of Dental Implants, Dr. Locante also has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.

With Dr. Locante’s skill, knowledge and experience, you can again smile with confidence.

Dr. William Locante DDS and female team member of Nashville Implant Center Dental Implantologist

  • Bachelor of Science – The University of Wisconsin
  • Certification in Dental Implantology – Brookdale Hospital – New York
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery – Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • Implant Dentistry Maxi-Course – Brookdale Hospital Implant Medical Center and UMD New Jersey
  • Special Certification in Intravenous Conscious Sedation – Miami Valley Hospital – Dayton, Ohio
  • MISCH Implant Institution – Dearborn, Michigan
  • The University of Lille – Department of Plastic Surgery – Lille, France
  • Northwestern University – Department of Dental Implantology – Branemark

Author, Inventor, Collaborator

Member of Boards, Academies, and More

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology
  • Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Member of the Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Member of the American Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Member of the Academy of Implants and Transplants

individuals at a conference are learning About Dr. Locante as he speaks Certifications, Awards, and Achievements

  • Dr. Locante Holds a Patent on a Temporary Crown That is Placed During the Initial Surgery

Past President of:

  • Southern District of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)


” When nothing less than perfect will do, when it must be in the right place, the right size and contour, when you just want to impress and deliver, Dr. Locante never lets me down. His entire office is first class! “

Dr. Denis Frieden, Cosmetic Dentistry, Memphis TN


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