Roderick A. Garcia DMD has a private dental practice located in Albuquerque N.M. where he provides Cosmetic and Family Dentistry for his patients and has done so for over 35 years. Dr. Garcia provides a full range of dental procedures including implant supported dentures.Implant supported dentures are removable dentures that are held in place by…
Implant-Supported Crowns, Bridges and Dentures
Missing teeth and damaged gums can affect your ability to talk and eat, and can harm your self-esteem. Thankfully, restorative dentistry offers options, such as implant-supported crowns, bridges and dentures, that can help you regain function and appearance.
What are Implant-Supported Crowns, Bridges and Dentures?Implant-supported crows, bridges and dentures are all dental services that can help restore stability and appearance to your mouth after permanent teeth have been lost:
Dentures are removable sets of teeth that are used to replace a missing tooth or missing teeth.Crowns
Crowns are a type of cap placed over a damaged or decayed tooth to protect the area and improve appearance.Bridges
A bridge is a fixed dental restoration that is joined to adjacent teeth or a dental implant to replace a missing tooth.Each method can be supported and strengthened by the use of implants.
What Are Implants?Implants are an interface that is used to connect a dental appliance to the bone of the jaw or skull. By interfacing with the bone, any type of dental appliance, such as a replacement tooth or set of dentures, will become more stable.In short, implants act as a tooth root.
What are the Benefits of Implant-Supported Crowns, Bridges and Dentures?The biggest benefit to implant-supported dental devices is that they are more stable than those without an implant. Other benefits include:
- Helping you speak and chew properly
- Restoring the appearance of your smile
- Providing longer-lasting results because of the inherent stability
- Providing a secure fit because dentures, crowns and bridges are all secured to bone
Call for Excellence in Restorative Dentistry from an Albuquerque DentistCrowns, bridges and dentures can be a wonderful way to restore function and form to your mouth; supporting them with implants can offer stability and long-lasting results. To discuss whether implant-supported crowns, bridges and dentures are right for you, contact Dr. Garcia today! Se habla Español!
An All-on-4® is a type of implant-supported denture that allows you to replace all of your teeth at the same time. It combines many of the benefits of dental implants and dentures, such as the longevity of dental implants. With proper care, All-on-4® implants last longer than removable dentures.There are two aspects to caring for…
All-on-4® is one of the most effective ways to give yourself back the smile you deserve. If you miss multiple teeth, talk to your dentist about having this procedure done. It may be the right solution for you. Our smile says a lot about us and is usually the first feature people notice when they meet…
All-on-4® is a relatively new technique for replacing teeth using dental implants. The All-on-4 procedure uses as few as four implants per jaw to support replacement teeth. It offers an effective option for replacing your teeth. Most patients are usually good candidates for All-on-4 implants.For some people, dentures and ordinary bridges are not comfortable or…