Do you wish there was a way to permanently replace your missing tooth? If so, Dr. Anuradha Vaddineni is pleased to grant your wish with dental implants in North Richland Hills, Texas! Dental implants are strong, reliable solutions that make eating, talking, drinking, and smiling much easier. If you would like to know more about how this option can help you, call Precinct Line Dentistry today and schedule an appointment with your dentist!


Dental Implants Vs. Bridges

Advantages of Dental Implants

  • Esthetic, functional, predictable, reliable
  • Does not affect adjacent teeth
  • Does not decay
  • Less likely to develop gum disease
Disadvantages of Dental Implants

  • More expensive
  • More planning time
  • Requires minor surgery
  • Requires healing time before permanent tooth replacement

 


Advantages of Bridges

  • Esthetic, functional, predictable, reliable
  • Less costly
  • Requires less time for final result
Disadvantages of Bridges

  • Requires enamel removal of adjacent teeth
  • If adjacent teeth have crowns, they must be redone
  • Tooth decay is potential problem
  • Root canal treatment may be required if nerves are affected
  • Greater tendency for gum disease
  • Less longevity than implants