Before the advent of modern dental implants, if you had missing teeth, the only options were removable dentures or living with the gap in your mouth.
Thankfully, tooth and teeth replacement has come a long way, and today, permanent and non-removable dental implants are the more practical and modern solution for missing teeth. This is because dental implants can replace one missing tooth or entire levels of both upper and lower teeth.
The team…can show you the benefits and convenience that dental implants can offer, and the enjoyment of permanent, non-removable teeth that look and function as your own. No more maintenance of removable dentures and you can enjoy the freedom to eating any food you like while feeling confident about your new smile.
Other dental implant options include implant retained dentures or implant supported dentures. Implant retained dentures are held in place by clips or locaters. If you decide to go this route, it’ll take about six months for the implant to fully integrate with the jaw bone, however, you can still wear your traditional dentures during the healing period.
With implant supported dentures, this process sees your dentist placing a fixed metal bar, supported by dental implants, that will support a removable denture. This method ensures the dentures don’t touch your gums so you won’t have sore spots. There’s also a six-month healing process for the implant to integrate with the jaw bone and you can wear your dentures during this healing period….read more