Available Prosthetics

What Types of Prosthesis are Available?

A dental prosthesis is secured to one or more implants.   You may have a single, partial, or complete prosthesis, depending on how many teeth you are missing.  The permanent prosthesis is not made until the jawbone has fused to the implant.  Until then, a temporary prosthesis may be used.

  • Single Prosthesis—used to replace a single missing tooth.  One implant is all that is needed for support.
  • Fixed Partial Prosthesis—replaces two or more teeth.  Two or more implants are used for support.
  • Complete Denture Prosthesis—replaces all the teeth in an upper or lower jaw, or both.  The number of implants needed will be determined by your oral surgeon.