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Understanding Implant-Retained Dentures

Implant-retained dentures are a type of overdenture that is supported by and attached to implants. Unlike traditional dentures, which rest on the gums, these dentures are anchored to dental implants surgically placed in the jawbone. This connection provides superior stability and support compared to conventional dentures.

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What Are The Benefits of Implant-Retained Dentures?

Improved Stability and Comfort: The secure fit reduces slippage and movement, enhancing comfort and confidence while speaking and eating.

Bone Preservation: Dental implants stimulate the jawbone, preventing bone loss often associated with missing teeth.

Enhanced Chewing Ability: Patients can enjoy a wider variety of foods, improving nutritional intake.

Better Oral Health: Easier to clean and maintain, these dentures promote healthier gums and surrounding teeth.

Aesthetic Appeal: They provide a more natural look and feel compared to traditional dentures.

Benefits include

  • Stability & comfort
  • Stimulate the jawbone
  • Prevent bone loss
  • Improve ease of eating
  • Promote healthier gums
  • Look & feel natural

The Procedure

Consultation and Planning:

An initial consultation with a dental professional is essential to assess oral health and suitability for the procedure.

Implant Placement:

Dental implants, small titanium posts, are surgically placed into the jawbone. The number of implants varies based on individual needs.

Healing and Osseointegration:

A healing period follows, during which the implants integrate with the bone – a process called osseointegration.

Attachment of Dentures:

Once healing is complete, the dentures are customized and attached to the implants via special mechanisms.

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Considerations and Care

  • Candidate Suitability: Not everyone is a suitable candidate; factors like bone density and general health are crucial.
  • Oral Hygiene: Immaculate oral hygiene is essential to prevent infections and ensure the longevity of the implant-retained dentures.
  • Regular Dental Visits: Routine check-ups are necessary for adjustments and to monitor oral health.

Future Trends and Developments
The future of implant-retained dentures is promising, with ongoing advancements in materials and techniques. Digital dentistry and 3D printing are set to revolutionize the customization and fitting process, enhancing comfort and reducing treatment times.

Conclusion
Implant-retained dentures offer a life-changing solution for those struggling with traditional dentures. They provide enhanced stability, improved oral health, and a boost in confidence and quality of life. As technology advances, these dentures will become even more accessible and efficient, continuing to transform the landscape of restorative dentistry.

Donna Willetts
Donna Willetts
2024-05-23
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This is an amazing dental practise. All of the staff are lovely and make you feel at ease. Highly recommend if you are looking to go private.
Linda guest
Linda guest
2024-05-15
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Friendly staff. Mom is elderly and a ground floor hygiene appointment was arranged. Great customer service.
Ann Humphries
Ann Humphries
2024-04-30
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Can't praise th dentist enough with the reassuring manner and very informative and great follow up
Gurdip Gill
Gurdip Gill
2024-03-25
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Have been attending this practice for years and always feel welcomed. Staff are professional and caring.
Bev Simpson
Bev Simpson
2024-03-21
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I highly recommend Stella Maris Dental Practice.. The standard of care is excellent and pain free. Thiara my Hygienist and the Dental Nurse support offer an exceptional service. Thank You
Larraine Dudley
Larraine Dudley
2024-03-07
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Very experienced informative dental practice.
Paul Sheward
Paul Sheward
2024-03-06
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Nice friendly staff, explained exactly what was going on

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