Implant Retained Dentures
Millions of people experience difficulties associated with missing teeth. These difficulties can severely undermine your self-confidence and quality of life.
Missing teeth can compromise your health, eating habits, speech and appearance. When teeth are lost, bone loss usually occurs, which in turn can affect your denture. This can result in the denture becoming loose, which may cause difficulty in stabilization of the denture, decreased chewing ability, and deterioration of the jaw structure over time.
WHAT CAN A DENTURIST DO?
One of the best ways to retain a full or partial denture is through dental implants. Although your Denturist cannot place implants, he/she can design and fit the prosthetics for them, suggest a surgeon to place them and co-ordinate the entire treatment plan. In short, dental implants are a substitute for tooth roots and form a stable foundation to retain, or even support, a Denture.
Implants can provide exceptional support for full and partial dentures, since the implants integrate with the bone to act as an anchor for the replacement teeth. Dental implants can also help preserve the bone by providing stimulation that was previously provided by the natural tooth root system. This helps to maintain the integrity of your facial structure.
Dental implants can help provide the closest possible replacement for natural teeth, and the best way to restore your natural smile. The cost of these implants has become very affordable. Ask your Denturist about how dental implants might be the right solution for you.
WHY ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS A GOOD CHOICE?
Implant retained dentures are more stable and “real” feeling than most types of dentures. Implants are a proven restoration option with a long, clinical history and an excellent success rate. With full upper cases, the denture palate is no longer required, allowing you taste and feel your food more naturally.
Many patients who have chosen implant-supported dentures report they are happy and comfortable for the first time since the loss of their natural teeth.
BENEFITS OF DENTAL IMPLANTS
- improved oral health, ability to eat, appearance and self-esteem
- increased denture comfort
- increased denture stability
- help prevent bone loss
- resorption of tissue is reduced
- your mouth is restored to a natural state which allows superior long-term esthetics, enhancing the beauty of your natural smile and quality of your life