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If your dental health has been compromised and dentures are being considered as a solution, there may be a permanent option that will make you smile.
Dental implants are revolutionizing the way missing teeth are being replaced – beyond the single missing tooth. Implants are now being used to anchor a row of replacement teeth.
That doesn’t mean one implant for every missing tooth. Our dentist can give you a complete set of replacement teeth that attach to a few well-placed implants that would stay in your mouth permanently. This innovation is called an implant-supported denture or an implant-supported bridge.
To find out if permanent dentures will work for you, call Towncare Dental of West Kendall today at (305) 403-9348. After your appointment, your questions will be answered including, if you’re a good candidate for an implant-supported denture, how long it will take to get your new teeth, and how this fits into your budget.
What is the Difference Between a Removable Denture and an Implant-Supported Denture?
A standard denture is a row of artificial teeth attached to a base that rests on top of your gums. It is kept in place with denture adhesive and the muscles of your mouth, which can be awkward. Traditional dentures can slip out of place, especially when eating or opening your mouth wide to sing or laugh. And they must be removed each night to clean them, usually in glass of water or cleaning solution.
An implant-supported denture is fixed permanently in your mouth. Our implant dentist in West Kendall will decide whether it will take two, four, or six dental implants in your jawbone to fuse with the bone and create a stable base. A denture will latch to the dental implants, giving you a set of natural-looking teeth that won’t slip or slide or need to be put into a glass.
What Are the Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures?
On your first visit, our team will be eager to discuss the benefits of getting an implant-supported denture at Towncare Dental of West Kendall. Here are a few of the reasons why people are choosing permanent dentures:
- Like natural teeth, they will remain in your mouth.
- An implant-supported top denture does not need a piece along the roof of the mouth like a removable denture does.
- Implant-supported dentures won’t slip and the implants provide denture stabilization.
- No messy denture adhesive.
- No risk they’ll be dropped and damaged.
- The implants act as natural tooth roots, preventing bone loss.
- With less bone loss, there’s less premature wrinkling around your mouth, giving you a more youthful appearance.
- It is easier to speak clearly, sing and eat.
The biggest advantage of permanent dentures is the boost to your self-confidence and self-esteem, plus a brilliant smile.
What Are the Different Types of Implant-Supported Dentures?
There are two types of implant-supported dentures, also are called overdentures, because the denture fits over the implants. The first type of overdenture is “permanent” as it fastens permanently to the dental implant and cannot be removed.
The other type of overdenture is removable. While the implants remain permanently embedded in the jawbone, the denture itself can be taken out each night for cleaning purposes. This option requires less of a monetary investment.
Schedule a Consultation with our Implant Dentist Today
If you prefer a denture that won’t slip or slide, call our implant dentist in West Kendall today. More than 23 million Americans are missing all of their top or bottom teeth, and dealing with tooth loss can affect self-esteem. An implant-supported denture restores your ability to eat your favorite foods, sing with enthusiasm, and smile with confidence.
Call our office today at (305) 403-9348 to schedule a consultation. We are eager to help you.