Advanced Dental Care of Tampa
3904-H W. Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33614

The Truth about Tooth Replacement – Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

Have you lost teeth over time? Now you can easily replace them with dental implants and dental bridges. Learn which is best for you.

All the Facts on Dental Implants

According to dental experts, dental implants are one of the popular restorations today. They consist of titanium posts that are surgically inserted into the jawbone to serve as a base for the replacement teeth. Dental implants offer both a number of positives and problems. Go over their features and factors to see if they suit your needs:

Advantages

  • Permanent solution
  • Outstanding longevity, lasting up to 25 years or more
  • No need to remove any natural tooth structure from surrounding teeth for placement
  • Requires barely any maintenance
  • Very easy to maintain
  • Simple care and cleaning process, requiring the same brushing, flossing, and regular professional dental care as natural teeth
  • Easy to brush and floss
  • Most natural look
  • Very comfortable
  • Allows for easy talking, eating, and chewing
  • Very cost-effective long-term because no replacement is needed

Disadvantages

  • Surgery is needed for placement
  • More costly than other options, but finding an affordable dentist can ease the total expense

All the Details on Dental Bridges

Another top option for replacing lost teeth is a temporary solution called dental bridges. Dental bridges feature a frame that has dental crowns on each side and replacement teeth in the middle. The dental crowns get attached to the surrounding teeth to secure the frame with the replacement teeth. To see if dental crowns are right for you, take a look at what they offer:

Advantages

  • Recommended in people with significant jawbone damage or loss
  • Simple and painless process
  • Helps maintain proper facial shape and structure
  • Stops existing teeth from shifting into the spaces left by missing teeth
  • Only calls for two to three visits to an affordable dentist
  • No surgery needed for this simple dental procedure

Disadvantages

  • Temporary solution
  • Relies on the natural teeth for support
  • Demands removing a great deal of natural tooth structure from the nearby teeth to accommodate the dental crowns
  • May slip or shift when talking and chewing
  • Must be replaced every 10 to 15 years

To make the best dental decision for your case and your needs, ask your dentist to recommend the best replacement option for you.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Tampa, call Advanced Dental Care of Tampa today at (813) 701-3088 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Tampa. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Tampa, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Tampa.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Staff was very gentle. The doctor took time to explain and make sure I understood my condition and needed treatment.
Maylin A.
The hygienist was very good, very little discomfort during cleaning. The dental assistant was very welcoming and made me feel satisfied. Wait time zero.
Carolina R.
Friendly and knowledgeable staff who are willing to go above and beyond to ensure a positive patient experience. Highly recommend this location.
Amit C.
Wonderfully pleasent experience! So glad I have finally took this step to getting my smile back! Thank you Advanced Dental Care of Tampa! Dianna is the bomb! Love their pofessionalism and she is so […]
Joanne J.
Everyone is so kind and caring.
Julie M.
Everyone is super nice, you never wait a long time and the dentist is great!! I’m very happy.
Rebekah S.
The dentist here is great, and the whole staff is nice, helpful, knowledgable and accommodating.
Erin W.
I’ve been to alot of different dental places n i must say my first impression of Advance Dental was an AMAZING expierance. 1. The staff here was friendly n educational. 2. I was happy with the Dr. […]
Jasmin G.
Excellent experience!!! I walked in with no appointment and the staff saw I was in pain and took me in right away. I do not have insurance and only paid 29.00 for my emergency visit. Great service […]
Jose V.
Yeni is the best and she does a wonderful job much sure to ask for her when you get there
Brayan B.
I went in to have an extraction. The dentist assistant – I think her name is Janie- was awesome! She handled everything so effortlessly and educated me on every step. The dentist was also efficient […]
Lyzette M.
I have been going to Advanced Dental for over 2 years, staff is very courteous and Dr. Breton has been very attentive to my needs and oral healthcare !!!!
David R.
The experience was great!! I love the staff their so friendly. Maday the receptionist is amazing, she helped me with all my insurance needs
Blennin A.
Dr.Bretton and his staff are great Three years of excellent patient care
Victor D.
So after a long journey of trying to find a good dentist, I found these guys. What I love the most about this office is that they really have the best interest at heart for the patients sake, […]
Sofia B.
We have been coming to this office for nearly a year and never been disappointed with service. They take the time to assist you when you have a question and have a genuine concern for you. The staff […]
Johanna W.
Very happy with the work performed very professional frenly on time apoitment good care love them
Loli R.
Excelente atencin al cliente el Dr Bretn excelente y todo el staff especialmente Diana 100% recomiendo la clnica
Maria R.
I’ve been a patient of this practice for over 6 years, averaging 4-5 visits per year. Dr. Breton and his excellent staff are professional and genuinely friendly. Everyone from the reception desk to […]
Debbie S.
Dr. Carlos Brenton and his staff are phenomenal! I remember my first visit and talking to Dr. Brenton, he told me exactly what I had to do to get back on track. I’m not fond of medical equipment […]
Robinson F.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (813) 701-3088
Our Location