Dentures Vs Dental Implants - Mesa, AZ

Start Your Smile Journey by
Understanding Your Options

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Enjoy a Complete Smile
and Changed Life

For a long time, dentures and bridges were the only tooth replacement options for people with missing teeth. Bridges were typically used to replace single teeth, while dentures replaced many teeth or full arches.

Today, if you’re missing all the teeth on your upper arch, lower arch or both, you have many choices. You can replace them with a conventional removable denture, removable or fixed implant supported dentures or full mouth dental implants.

Dental implants in Mesa, AZ are a versatile tooth replacement solution that can restore health and aesthetics to your smile, whether you’re missing one tooth, many or all of them.

Implants for dentures help restore your natural bite force, prevent bone loss and stimulate new bone growth. Once they fuse with your jawbone, dental implants offer unsurpassed stability, strength, function, aesthetics and longevity.

Our implant dentist Dr. Mencini offers a wide range dental implants in Mesa, AZ that will restore your smile, health and quality of life!

Find Your Ideal Tooth Replacement Option!

A Comparison:
Fixed Teeth Vs. Removable

In general, the two options for replacing missing teeth are fixed and removable.

Modern dentures are made of hard acrylic resin with natural-looking teeth and a pink base that resembles your natural gum color. While impressions taken of your jaw help ensure dentures fit snugly against your gums, they can slip, click and cause gum irritation and speech issues.

Full mouth dental implants don’t require the time-consuming maintenance associated with conventional dentures, which need to be removed and cleaned after eating and soaked overnight. Dental implants can be properly maintained with the same daily brushing and flossing routines as natural teeth.

Full mouth dental implants replace tooth roots, so they fit and function like natural teeth, preserve bone and even stimulate new growth. With conventional dentures, the bone that previously surrounded the tooth roots progressively deteriorates. This leads to recession of the jawbone and a collapsed, unattractive smile.

Removable snap-in dentures in Mesa, AZ stabilized by two or more dental implants can restore up to 40% of dental function. Also known as Implant Supported Dentures or Snap-Ons, snap-ins can also be designed as a fixed prosthesis that is only removable by a dental professional. If you’re looking for permanent dentures, the latter is your best option.

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Traditional Dentures

Made from acrylic (plastic)
Offers minimal support
Will need relines and repairs
Often loosens or falls out
Does not halt jawbone loss
Must be removed to clean
May be bulky or ill-fitting
Low-cost treatment option
Qualifies for dental financing

Implant Supported Dentures

Snap-On Dentures

Made from acrylic or porcelain
Support from 2+ implants
May need relines or repairs
Won’t slip, loosen, or fall out
Greater stability for eating
Removable for easy cleaning
Improves jawbone health
May not look or feel natural
Moderate treatment cost
Qualifies for dental financing

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All-On-4 Dental Implants

Designed from block of zirconia
Fixed to 4-8 implants
Comparable to natural teeth
Restores over 98% function
Promotes healthy jawbone
Fracture- and chip-resistant
Improves oral and overall health
Cared for like natural teeth
Highest treatment cost
Qualifies for dental financing

Get Pricing And Options For Treatment

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Dr. Mencini Talks About Elevating Patient Care Through Ongoing Training and Expertise

Experience Matters with
All Tooth Replacement Options

Whether you decide on implant supported dentures or conventional dentures, it’s important to seek treatment at a practice with a proven track record. At Restore Denture and Implant Center, our implant dentist has advanced training and relies on sophisticated technology to create versatile tooth replacement solutions with success rates that meet or exceed national standards.

During your initial visit at Restore Denture and Implant Center, we’ll discuss your dental and medical history, take digital X-rays, and create a customized treatment plan. We’ll help you select the best tooth replacement protocol to fit your smile needs and budget. Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) enables analysis of your bone structure, nerve tissue and sinus cavities. About 150–200 images created in less than a minute are compiled into a single 3D model of your jawbone that we combine with digital software to precisely plan your implant placement.

If you have inadequate bone to support dental implants, active gum disease or need teeth extracted, Dr. Mencini has the expertise to help you become an ideal candidate for dental implants in Mesa, AZ.

In addition to numbing your implant sites with a local anesthetic, we offer different types of sedation for your ultimate comfort. Aided by a custom surgical guide, Dr. Mencini makes small incisions in your gums and places the implants underneath the gums into your jawbone.

Temporary replacement teeth (e.g., dental crowns or an implant supported denture) are attached to the implant posts. As your mouth heals over the next three or more months, you’ll be able to eat comfortably and enjoy renewed smile aesthetics with the temporary prosthetic. Your final set of teeth are precision crafted to meet your smile specifications and our clinical recommendations, thereby ensuring optimal aesthetics and long-term function.

Once the final restoration is attached to your implants, you’ll experience better function, greater confidence and an improved quality of life—for life!

Discover a New You with a Renewed Smile

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Your Dream Smile
is Within Reach

Dental implants in Mesa, AZ are one of the best investments you can make in your smile and quality of life. We’ve seen firsthand how dental implants change people’s lives and believe everyone deserves to enjoy these amazing benefits! Once you get dental implants, you’ll quickly discover why they’re considered the gold standard tooth replacement solution.

Many insurance carriers consider dental implants a cosmetic procedure, so they offer no coverage or only partial coverage for the crown portion. We don’t want financial concerns to stop you from getting dental implants, so we offer top-rated third-party financing as well as transparent dental implant pricing to make this transformative treatment more affordable.