Should I Get Dental Implants or a Partial Denture?
At Bear Creek Dentistry & Orthodontics, we believe in providing patients with choices that will work best for them. Ultimately, you have the opportunity to make the decision that works best for you. We are here to answer your questions and help you make the best choices for your oral health.
In that spirit, here is information regarding dental implants and partial dentures, both of which we offer in our Houston, TX dental office.
Dental implants are a fixed solution to missing teeth, which means that they will not move when you speak and eat. You also cannot take them out. This feature offers many benefits.
Your dental implant integrates with your bone and is the most realistic and natural-feeling way to replace missing teeth.
You need to have enough healthy bone for dental implants or undergo a procedure called bone grafting to increase bone density. We offer complete dental implant treatment at Bear Creek Dentistry & Orthodontics.
We can even use dental implants to anchor your denture in place for more stability.
Partial dentures anchor to your remaining natural teeth using small clips. In most cases, partial dentures provide great results. We design them to look realistic and to match your existing teeth. Since your partial denture uses your natural teeth for stability, keeping your remaining teeth healthy is essential.
Partial dentures come in a variety of materials – metal, pink resin, and even flexible varieties. One of our skilled dentists will evaluate your bite to determine which will work best for you.
Partial dentures are durable, but it's necessary to avoid certain foods that are hard or sticky to prevent breakage.
Tooth Replacement in Bear Creek, Houston
For more information about implants and partial dentures in our Houston, TX dental office, give us a call to schedule an exam.