What are Implant-Supported Dentures?

What are Implant-Supported Dentures?

What are Implant-Supported Dentures?

  • Everyone should be able to feel confident when they smile and be able to live with a full, healthy set of teeth, and fortunately, implant-supported dentures give those with severe tooth loss a chance to gain an attractive smile once again. By understanding exactly what implant-supported dentures are, you can decide if they are the right treatment option for you.

Information about implant-supported dentures

All too many individuals live without teeth due to the fear of the process of receiving their replacement teeth, thinking the process is long, invasive and dangerous. However, implant-supported dentures are safe and easy for a skilled cosmetic dentist to provide.
How implant-supported dentures work
Implant-supported dentures are a set of replacement teeth - known as dentures - which are attached to surgical posts that are placed and fused into the bone of the jaw. Unlike traditional dentures which are supported by the gums, implant-supported dentures are supported by dental implants, which provide patients with replacement teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth.
The process of receiving implant-supported dentures usually involves several dental visits and one or two surgical procedures to place the implants. A cosmetic dentist can guide the patient through the entire process, from the initial consultation to follow-up care.
Who should consider implant-supported dentures?
Anyone who is missing all or nearly all of their teeth should consider implant-supported dentures, especially if they are in good general and oral health. It is important for the patient to also have enough healthy bone in the jaw and healthy gums before the placement of the implants can occur, so the cosmetic dentist may need to perform a bone grafting procedure or gum disease treatment before surgery is scheduled.
Everyone deserves a smile that they can be proud of and want to show off in public, and implant-supported dentures can help patients gain a more beautiful smile and function better on a daily basis.
Benefits of implant-supported dentures
There are some major benefits that implant-supported dentures provide:
  • Prevents bone loss
  • More comfortable
  • A long-lasting option
While dental implants with crowns may be a good option to replace one or two missing teeth, they are not a practical solution for replacing a row of missing teeth. Traditional dentures that are supported by the gums might be able to replace all of one’s natural teeth, but they are less comfortable and do not prevent bone loss in the same manner as implant-supported dentures.
Implant-supported dentures can restore your smile
More and more patients are beginning to choose implant-supported dentures as their tooth replacement solution. They can restore your smile and help you gain an attractive smile of healthy-looking teeth once again, regardless of the severity of your tooth loss.
Everyone deserves a smile they are proud of, and here at our cosmetic dentist office, it is our mission to help patients achieve a better, more beautiful smile. If you want to learn more about how implant-supported dentures can help you, consult with us today.
Are you considering implant-supported dentures in the Walnut Creek area? Get more information about implant-supported dentures at https://www.dentistrywalnutcreek.com.
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