Manatee Dental At College Plaza
3633 Cortez Road W, Suite A1, Bradenton, FL 34210

Are Dental Implants, Bridges, or Dentures Your Best Dental Decision?

If you’re missing teeth and miss the look of a full smile, discover which type of dental restoration can fulfill your need for a full set of teeth.

The Deal on Dentures

At one time, dentures were the only way to replace missing teeth, but are still used by many today. Dentures are removable dental restorations that are used to replace either your full top arch or bottom arch of lost teeth. But dentures can also present some problems, because their lack of permanence often causes them to move or make clicking sounds when you talk and chew.

The Truth about Dental Bridges

While dentures are removable, you may want a permanent type of dental restoration to replace missing teeth. Dental bridges replace a large span of missing teeth. Most dental bridges consist of an artificial tooth that gets attached to surrounding dental crowns and is then bonded into your mouth. Dental bridges are popular because they don’t require surgery for placement, can last from five to 15 years, and are a lower-cost and permanent option offered by almost every affordable dentist. Unfortunately, dentists often need to shave down adjacent healthy teeth for placement, which diminishes and damages your natural tooth structure.

Discover Dental Implants

Dental implants are permanent dental restorations that offer the look, feel, function, and comfort of natural teeth. They can also last up to 25 years or more. They are simply titanium posts that get surgically embedded into the jaw to connect individual artificial teeth or a full bridge of replacement teeth. They most closely resemble natural teeth and last longer than any other tooth replacement option. Because dental implants offer more strength, stability, and aesthetic value than both dentures and dental bridges, they tend to cost a little more. But simply finding an affordable dentist can help keep costs to a minimum.

To determine which dental restoration is right for your dental and personal needs, discuss these options with your dentist to fulfill your wish for a full set of teeth.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Bradenton, call Manatee Dental At College Plaza today at (941) 584-4356 or make an appointment.

Manatee Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Bradenton. With 2 affiliated practices in the Bradenton area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Manatee Dental At College Plaza, 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 Manatee Dental At College Plaza.

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Patient Reviews
People are amazing! From the desk to the dentist.. Omar.. Vanessa.. Linda and the whole group. Seldom you meet people with genuine care and truly dedicated to their vocation. Thank you so much not […]
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Everyone is very friendly and knowledgeable!
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Great Care and ALL Employees were AMAZING!
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Dr appears to have an in-depth knowledge regarding implants.
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Dr. Garcia & Vanessa made it as good as going to the dentist could be, very professional & pain free!
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I didn’t feel like I was forced into treatment I could not afford. The staff is friendly and they made me feel very comfortable. No one likes going to the dentist but it’s nice to find a dentist […]
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The office staff is super nice and friendly! The doctor is very capable, and puts you at ease.
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I received the greatest of care at Manatee Dental on Cortez Avenue in Bradenton. Dr. Garcia and his staff we amazing. I was seen very quickly (a 5 minute wait where I was told I would live the […]
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Very professional and comfortable environment.
John S.
My wife had a difficult tooth extraction.. Our dentist and his assistant made her and her husband very comfortable during the procedure. Before we left, our dentist and his assistant, prepared us for […]
Donald H.
Doctor & technician were great, price is very good.
Michelle P.
Dr Jose Garcia was quick and effecient! I had a smooth experience. The whole staff was understanding and willing to work with me. Will definitely come back and make him my main dentist!
Naussicaa R.
Very knowledgeable faster than I thought recovering beautifully not as bad as I thought
Howard G.
I was having a problem with swollen glands and thought it could be related to my teeth. This is not my normal dentist and or office, I was welcomed and the Dentist went above and beyond to figure out […]
Linda S.
All staff were friendly, courteous, professional and efficient. I was dealt with honestly and I felt the dentist and hygenist had my dental health as their priority. I was very impressed.
Jean M.
I always feel very relaxed and comfortable there! No pain but the one they take away Great Dentist and staff!
Tammy S.
Not only has the staff been incredibly helpful, but Dr. Boss clearly loves what he does and cares deeply about the dental health of his patients. His skills are excellent, his bedside manner […]
Mary G.
Very friendly staff.
Aurita H.
Absolutely thrilled with the quality and care. Just a bit of a wait due to backup.
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Very Professional….
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We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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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 Closed
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (941) 584-4356
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