Dental implants are the most natural, comfortable option in tooth restoration today. Dr. Tim Kelly can determine whether you are a good candidate for dental implants at our Albuquerque offices. Dental implants are a permanent treatment that support crowns, partial dentures, and dentures.
Years ago, when a patient lost a tooth, there really wasn't much that could
be done about it. A common tooth replacement was a partial. A partial is
something that's removable from your mouth. Not many people really like
wearing a partial.
Then dentistry advanced to fixed bridge work. Most people have heard of a
bridge. It's where we put a couple of crowns on either side of the missing
tooth and we glue a bridge in place. For years, this has been a very
successful treatment. However, we had to crown teeth on either side of the
Over the past 20 years in the United States, dental implants have become a
very acceptable way to replace a tooth. Actually, the preferred way to
replace a tooth. Assuming conditions are ideal for this type of treatment,
it's the most natural, longest lasting way to replace a tooth.
Dental implants look beautiful, and they can last a lifetime. No longer do
you have to worry about a slipping denture or partial or something
removable from your mouth. They're so natural that before long you'll
forget which is your dental implant and which is original equipment.
So give us a call. Set up an appointment with me. Let's see if you're a
good candidate for a dental implant.