If left untreated, the loss of one or several teeth can not only affect one's appearance but can also lead to various oral and systemic health issues as well. If you are missing your teeth and are seeking to replace them, there are various tooth replacement options available.
In the earlier days, dentures were the most common go-to solution when someone had lost their teeth. Partial dentures have been used since the 7th century B.C, while full dentures have been in use since the 16th century.
However, traditional dentures offer a slew of drawbacks that include the following:
Modern implant removable dentures, one of the innovative methods to replace teeth, offer several advantages over traditional dentures.
If someone has lost a few or all of their teeth, one of the best tooth replacement options is Implant Overdenture or "Snap-On-Dentures." They are apt for those who have jaw bone loss and need bone retention. Implant overdentures do not permanently connect to dental implants but offer a stable anchorage for the teeth. They are fabricated to stay safely and securely in their place with the help of dental implants, offering stability, thus eliminating various disadvantages associated with traditional removable dentures.
Traditional dentures may often slip, become loose, or fall out often while doing even normal activities. Though various denture adhesives are available that claim about securing the dentures to the wearer's mouth, the grip is never strong, nor they may not always last throughout the day. With implant overdentures, these disadvantages are eliminated.
The major benefits that are offered by implant overdentures are as follows:
Implant overdentures involves a multi-step treatment procedure:
If you wish to find your candidacy for a dental implant procedure, we recommend you schedule a consultation with our dentist at Christensen Dental. We will use advanced diagnostics to examine your condition and determine whether implant overdentures are suitable for you.
Call Christensen Dental at (702) 331-2121 to know more about the procedure or to schedule an appointment with our dentist.