Gentle Dental of Collingdale
14-20 MacDade Boulevard, Suite A, Collingdale, PA 19023

Why Choosing Teeth Implants over Bridges will Make You Smile

Dental implant and teeth, isolated on blue medical background

Are you trying to decide between dental implants or a bridge to replace your damaged teeth? Discover how teeth implants are the better choice for a healthier, better smile.

The Appealing Advantages of Teeth Implants

Today, more and more people desire dental implants over other tooth replacement options like tooth-supported fixed bridges. As a result, implants dentistry has become extremely popular for people of all ages. Dental implants offer an abundance of benefits over bridges, such as:

  • A more attractive appearance
  • Looking, feeling, and functioning just like natural teeth
  • Simpler to keep clean than bridges, which can allow in bacteria that leads to tooth decay
  • No damage to surrounding teeth, unlike a bridge, which calls for grinding down the natural structure of adjacent teeth to fit
  • Integration with the jawbone for maximum bone health and personal comfort
  • Better preservation of the jawbone

Hints on Healing Time

In most cases, teeth implants require two to four months for the bone to completely heal. But implants dentistry specialists say that each case is different, so your healing time may vary based upon your personal circumstances.

Keeping Teeth Implants in Sparkling Condition

In addition to looking and acting like natural teeth, dental implants require the same good oral hygiene and habits to stay healthy, attractive, and strong. Even though dental implants are resistant to decay, they still call for the same care and cleaning as natural teeth, including:

  • Brushing twice a day, or more if recommended
  • Flossing once a day
  • Regular dental check-ups and cleanings
  • Occasional x-rays and dental evaluations to check on bone health and full implant function

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Collingdale, call Gentle Dental of Collingdale today at (484) 427-4663 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Collingdale. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Collingdale, 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 Gentle Dental of Collingdale.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The employees are very friendly! The treatment and the care is always good!
Linda M.
The dentist and assisatant were very friendly and made sure I was comfortable before doing my fillings.
Michelle C.
Your dental hygienist is an absolute pleasure!! She is always friendly and makes me feel very comfortable….I was in and out very quickly!!! Great experience every time I come in for an […]
Sandra H.
The Staff is amazing…I love Ms.Toni…The Best Hygenist Hands Down.
Princess W.
Very pleasant staff and doctors. Good treatment and service.
Rochelle E.
I like the atmosphere and the staffing. They’re always caring and passionate in the work they do.
Monique J.
Very Fast service been going here over 10 + years good report with staff always very pleasant!
Ivory B.
very nice people working in the office and the dental hygienist, Toni, is always so nice when I come in. She is great at her job and makes you feel comfortable.
Sandra H.
Administrative staff & medical staff are all polite, professional, and thorough
Edith K.
The receptionist was very friendly and professional. Toni my hygienist is the best!
Tonya B.
OH, MY GOD WAS SCARED TO DEATH, THEY WERE GENTLE AS THEIR NAME, THEY WERE VERY UNDERSTANDING, THE DOCTOR WAS GREAT VERY KIND LADY, THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH.
Michelle M.
Although it was my first time at Gentle Dental, I was out in a reasonable amount of time. The atmosphere is calming. The doctor, hygienist, and the dental assistant, are gentle. I gave them ten […]
Myrtel N.
Nice and skilled professionals were great.
Arreyon K.
Staff courteous and pleasant
Annmarie M.
My husband and I have been going to Gentle Dental for several years. Everyone treats us well. They are such nice, professional people.
Rose F.
Staff here is thee best!!
Tamara R.
The patient service was excellent and I will definitely recommend you to my friends
Barbara S.
The Dentist and staff are professional, knowledgeable and kind. I admit to having moderate to high levels of anxiety when visiting the Dentist. My past experiences in Dental offices have been […]
Shannone N.
The care i recieve is top notch and the professionalism of all the staff is outstanding…
Margaret W.
I have been going to this location for several years. I always have a good experience when I see the dental hygentist. She shows concern for her patients.
Xandra L.
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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.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (484) 427-4663
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