Dentures are removable dental restorations that help replace missing teeth structures. There are two types of dentures - complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures can replace an entire an arch of missing teeth. Partial dentures consist of replacement teeth attached to a gum-colored base (the base can sometimes be connected to a metal framework)
Implant Supported Dentures
Your implant supported dentures can offer you more than just a remedy to restore a fuller smile. It can also provide you with a secure and stable base to support it. Implant supported dentures, also widely known as overdentures are restorative dentures supported by implants. By using implants, overdentures offer patients with an aesthetically reliable and stable method of teeth replacement that is better than the conventional removable dentures.
Patients would not have to worry about their dentures falling or slipping away in the middle of a conversation and can smile, laugh, speak, chew their favorite food, and enjoy life in its fullest with implant supported dentures.
What can implant supported dentures offer you?
Implant supported dentures can be worn by patients who are a good candidate for dental implants. Overdentures can offer a bit more than conventional dentures such as
- Better stability
- Enhanced comfort
- Reliable aesthetics
- Better functionality
- Maintains hygiene
How can I attain my implant supported dentures?
Your implant supported dentures can be made available to you to replace either the upper arch, the lower arch, or both. Deciding what suits best for the patient will depend on individual needs.
After undergoing a series of examination and evaluation, the dentist would conclude whether the patient is the right candidate for implants. Your dentist will carefully place the implants over the jawbone where teeth are missing. Once carefully set and healed, your customized dentures would be fixed above the implants achieving stability and reliable support for your dentures.
Your dentist would instruct you on aftercare instructions and follow-ups.
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