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Missing teeth can cause embarrassment and discomfort for dental patients. If you or a family member need reliable replacement teeth, implant-supported dentures from Taheri Dental Group can improve your appearance and restore your confidence. Here are some of the most important facts to keep in mind when considering implant-supported dentures for yourself or another member of your family.
What Is an Implant-Supported Denture?
Implant-supported dentures are permanent dental prostheses that are secured to dental implants in the patient’s jaw. This allows these implant dentures to work and feel like your own natural teeth. Implant-supported dentures are designed to stay in place during chewing, biting, and speaking. This can ensure that your dentures provide you with optimal biting power and the ability to speak clearly.
How Do Implant-Supported Dentures Work?
The implant process begins when your dentist evaluates the condition of the bone in your jaw. If there is enough bone to support implants, your dentist will insert these dental appliances and wait for the bone to heal around them. Your dentures will then be attached to the implants to provide solid support for these artificial teeth and to allow you to smile with confidence.
How Much Do Implant-Supported Dentures Cost?
The cost of denture implants depends on the type of procedure you and your dentist decide upon and the number of teeth to be replaced. Implant denture types include ball-retained and bar-retained dentures, which differ in the way in which your artificial teeth attach to the implants in your upper or lower jaw.
What Are the Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures?
Affordable quality implant-supported dentures can provide a number of benefits for our patients in Northern Virginia:
- These denture options are designed to work and feel like your natural teeth, making good dental hygiene practices easier and more convenient.
- Because implant-supported dentures are attached firmly to your jaw, they can allow you to chew, bite, and speak without fear of slipping or falling dentures and the embarrassment this can potentially cause.
- Implanted dentures are typically more comfortable than those that must be held in with adhesives.
These advantages can make implant dentures a practical and cost-effective choice for many of our patients.
How Should I Care for my Implant-Supported Denture?
Your dentist will explain exactly how to care for your implants and dentures during your appointment. In general, these dentures can be cleaned and brushed just like your natural teeth, allowing you to enjoy the most practical approach to dental hygiene.
Why Choose Implant-Supported Dentures Over Other Options?
Opting for affordable quality implant-supported dentures can help you to feel more confident and can prevent embarrassing incidents where traditional dentures might become dislodged. Dentures supported by dental implants can help you to smile more often in social situations and can make eating and speaking in public a breeze.
If you are considering implant-supported dentures, our office can provide you with the most practical and cost-effective choices for your teeth and your ongoing dental health. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment for dental implants or other dental services, we’d be delighted to help you.