Doctors & Clinics in Albuquerque, NM
The foundation for a successful and effective doctor/patient relationship is based on trust. At Sandia Oral Surgery in Albuquerque New Mexico, our philosophy is to take the time necessary to establish a close and trusting working relationship with our patients and their dentist in order to make sure that we'll supply them with the optimum care. Sandia Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center's mission is to continually endeavor to supply the most up-to-date surgical treatments available.
read moreTo provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed. A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you'll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titanium - the same time-tested material used by surgeons for artificial joints.