The specialty dentistry field has several types of dental specialties including endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and more. Dental specialists are oral healthcare providers who receive specialized training after dental school, much like a neurologist or cardiologist.
The key difference between the two options is that fixed dentures are permanent and snap-on dentures are not. Both use dental implants, which serve as replacement roots for your teeth made out of titanium, to hold them in place. The implants are placed in your jawbone and stay there. The bridge or the dentures sit on top.