PHOTOS | See Differences Between Dentures, Dental Implant for Yourself

There are different ways to treat any one dental issue. When it comes to having missing teeth, the most common way to address the problem is with a denture. Dentures have been used in dentistry for hundreds of years.

Obviously, we’ve made incredible gains in the function and appearance of dentures, but a denture still has many limitation. See for yourself. Pictured below is a denture. It rests on the gums and serves as a great aesthetic tool. But it’s more for appearance rather than function. The denture will still slip and slide around in your mouth whenever you chew your food or try to talk.

Dentures 3 at George A. Hoop, DDS, PA | Fort Myers & Naples, FL Dentist

Then, on the other hand, you have dental implants. Dental implants are the strongest replacement tooth available. Instead of resting on the surface of the gums, dental implants are placed in the bone. Take a loot at the difference between this and the dentures.

Dental Implants 2 at George A. Hoop, DDS, PA | Fort Myers & Naples, FL Dentist

Dental implants are made from titanium and naturally merge with the jawbone, so the implant becomes part of your body. This is why the implants are so strong and durable. Once the implant has healed, we’ll can restore it with a crown, bridge, or even full denture.  

While dental implants are stronger, the right tooth replacement option is different from one patient to another. At George A. Hoop, DDS, PA, we sit down with every patient to discuss their smile goals. If you’re struggling with missing teeth or failing teeth, give us a call today at 239-734-7737 or use the online form to book a consultation.


Call Today to Make an Appointment

Call Today 239-734-7737
Request an Appointment
Get Free E-Book
Free eBook Look Younger | Fort Myers & Naples, FL Dentist | Fort Myers & Naples, FL Dentist
Get Free E-Book

No More Gaps in Your Smile! Missing teeth are destroying your smile & health. Download our FREE e-book to see how dental implants can change your life.

Latest from Our Blog See More
Find the Right Option to Straighten Your Smile (quiz)

We have patients from teens to seniors who want to straight teeth. The good news is you are never too old to correct your smile! At our offices in Fort Myers and Naples, FL, we offer a ...

Read More
Call Us Now For Relief From Dental Pain (video)

If you are suffering from oral pain, please call 239-734-7737 right away. As you will hear in the video below, our goal is to help end your pain as quickly as we can. George A. Hoop, ...

Read More
%d bloggers like this: