If you are dealing with loose dentures, Implant supported dentures may be a convenient solution. As an alternative to traditional dentures, it provide a stable solution for those wishing to obtain false teeth. Tooth loss can diminish your appearance and lower your self-esteem, but with the amount of tooth restoration methods available, you shouldn’t hesitate to grant yourself with a healthy-looking and long-lasting smile. Implant-supported dentures in Mesa, AZ are an option that can give back the confidence you need in a stable and durable smile.
What are Implant-supported Dentures?
It involve a denture created from an acrylic base, designed to mimic the appearance of natural gums. The implant itself (either a metal bar or stud) is placed into the jaw bone, acting as a new “root” for the tooth. It can be placed on either the upper or lower jaw and can replace single as well as multiple missing teeth. The implant is designed to permanently fix itself into the jaw so that you experience maintenance no different than your existing teeth.
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Implant-supported Dentures vs. Traditional Dentures
Many patients who have dealt with traditional dentures complain of certain discomforts associated with them. These discomforts lead to embarrassment while eating and speaking, which doesn’t help with creating the confidence-boost that tooth restoration is supposed to provide.
|Implant-supported Dentures||Traditional Dentures|
|Improves eating/speaking ability||√|
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|Fixed/secured into the jaw||√|
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|No additional maintenance||√|
|Matches color of existing teeth||√||√|
Who is a Good Candidate?
Those with an existing set of dentures who are looking for a more stable method of tooth-restoration, as well as those who are experiencing tooth loss and are qualified candidates will benefit from implant-supported dentures. During our consultation process at our Mesa, AZ office, we will perform a clinical and radiographic exam in order to determine whether enough bone is present in your jaw. Adequate jaw bone is crucial to proper implant installation, but if you have less than what is required, we are able to perform bone grafting in order to create the proper amount of bone. We will also collect your medical history in order to further assess whether it is right for you.
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For further information or to schedule a consultation, call our Mesa, AZ office today! If you are looking for a more permanent solution to tooth-loss, then implant-supported dentures could be right for you. Call us today and find out more!