Embarrassing Loose Dentures?
Implant Dentistry offers solution once and for all!
Anyone with regular dentures knows that eating a steak or biting into an apple is always risky because the dentures in the jaw may slip and slide as they lose their attachment to the gums. The solution to this is getting the denture attached to implants in the jaw. Implant-supported dentures lock the denture in place, providing people peace of mind that their dentures will not slip when eating or speaking in public.
An implant-supported denture is a type of denture that is supported by, and attached to, implants, whereas a regular denture rests on the gums and tends to fit less firmly in the mouth. The implants are placed into the jaw and bond to the jawbone forming an anchor. When a person has enough bone in the jaw to support implants, an implant-supported denture is ideal. This sort of denture has special attachments that snap onto the implants, allowing the denture to feel stable and secure.
Patients who choose an implant-support denture over a regular denture say they have a better ability to chew, have an improved appearance, are more confident, maintain a healthier diet, and feel happier and better about themselves. The reason is that implant-supported dentures feel more like “real” teeth than regular dentures because they feel more stable and secure. Implant-supported dentures are locked firmly into place, whereas the regular dentures may occasionally slip off the gums.
Implant-supported dentures can triple your biting force, allowing you to eat foods that you ate with your natural teeth. As the jawbone shrinks, your chewing efficiency reduces, making it difficult to eat certain foods. Implant dentures can restore chewing efficiency comparable to that of natural teeth, allowing you to enjoy foods like apples, steak, and corn.