Replacing missing teeth is important for both restoring dental health and a good quality of life. There are several options available today and Drs. Monroe and Monroe will take the time to perform a thorough examination, discuss your personal goals and recommend a plan of treatment to address your needs.
Drs. Monroe and Monroe offer dentures and partials to replace missing teeth, including dental implant secured dentures for optimal results. Dr. Clement Monroe has received advanced training in dental implants from the Misch Implant Institute, Triangle Dental Implant Institute, and the Medical College of Georgia. He advances this knowledge constantly through continuing education with specialists all over the country. Dr. Clement Monroe is a member of The American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
About Dentures & Partials
The dentures that we offer in our Pinehurst dental office are highly aesthetic, often called cosmetic dentures. They look and feel just like natural teeth and are designed to fit securely and comfortably in your mouth.
Types of Dentures
There are several types of dentures that Pinehurst dentist office offers. He will assess your condition, determine your goals and help you choose the type of denture that is right for you and your budget.
- Partial Denture is like a dental bridge and replaces several missing teeth.
- Full Dentures replace all of a person’s upper or lower teeth.
- Implant Dentures are permanently attached to the jaw using dental implants.
Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures
Implant dentures have a 95% or better success rate and equally high level of patient satisfaction. While this procedure does require a greater initial investment compared to alternatives like removable dentures or bridges, implant dentures offer the best long term benefits.
- Significant improvement in retention and stability
- Restores normal chewing function, meaning no restrictions on diet
- Improves long term bone health
- Allows patient to speak and smile naturally and comfortably
- No glues, adhesives, soaks or rinses
FAQs About Dentures
How much do dentures cost?
The cost of dentures will depend on your specific condition, the type of denture and materials used. Drs. Monroe and Monroe will present you with the various options and costs before selecting a treatment. We accept most dental insurance in our Pinehurst dentist office, and will submit the necessary paperwork and billing. In addition, we offer flexible payment options and interest free financing for qualified patients.
Do you repair dentures?
If you need denture repair, please contact our office. In some cases, we may be able to repair an existing denture. In other situations, Drs. Monroe may recommend replacing the denture.
What is “All on Four”?
All on four is the name of a popular implant denture procedure, where as few as four dental implants are placed in the jaw to secure a denture. Drs. Monroe will evaluate your condition and place the number of implants that will yield the best results for your needs and goals.