Unlike traditional dentures that rest on the gums, implant-supported dentures are anchored by dental implants. A few implants are placed in the jaw, onto which the denture can snap or clip on. This provides more stability than traditional dentures, ensuring that the denture remains both stable and secure.
Implant-supported dentures are a medium between the conventional denture that uses adhesive and the more expensive, advanced full-arch dental implants. Implant-supported dentures use titanium posts to support full dentures, using the bone structure to have the denture sit directly on the gums. Implant dentures performed under Dr. Atcha can replace entire sets of missing teeth to bring back a beautiful smile.
An implant-supported denture is an overdenture resting directly on your gums and is supported and retained by implants in your upper or lower jaw. The overdenture is a removable set of artificial teeth and gums, which help restore the function and appearance of your smile.
The implant-supported dentures are more stable than a regular denture, so you won’t have to worry about the denture falling out of your mouth.
Improve the aesthetics of your smile
Allow you to eat harder foods
Improve your ability to speak
Restore your confidence
Help prevent bone loss
Do not need traditional denture adhesives
In addition to the benefits stated above, implant-supported dentures are a great solution to replace teeth if you’re experiencing pain or have rotted roots.
The lifespan of implant-supported dentures can vary depending on several factors, including the individual’s oral health, oral hygiene practices, lifestyle, and the quality of the dental implants used. When properly cared for and maintained, implant-supported dentures have the potential to last for many years. However, it’s important to note that the longevity of the dentures may be influenced by factors such as normal wear and tear, changes in oral health, and the need for occasional adjustments or repairs.
Multiple office visits are required throughout the process of getting implant-supported dentures. To begin the process, Dr. Atcha and his staff take impressions of your mouth along with extracting any teeth, if necessary. Dr. Atcha uses these impressions to help create your dentures.
Routine follow-up visits with your dentist or prosthodontist are important to monitor the health of your implants and dentures. Regular examinations, professional cleanings, and adjustments can help maintain the integrity and function of the implant-supported dentures over time.
While implant-supported dentures have the potential for long-term use, the actual lifespan can vary depending on individual circumstances and factors. It’s essential to consult with an experienced implant dentist or prosthodontist who can evaluate your specific case, provide personalized guidance, and offer realistic expectations regarding the lifespan of implant-supported dentures based on your unique situation and needs.
If you’d like to learn more about the cost of implant-supported dentures and to see if you’re a good candidate for them, call New Teeth Chicago Dental today, or book your appointment online.
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