Implant Supported Dentures
Implant-supported dentures are a popular and effective solution for individuals missing multiple teeth. At John G. Portschy, DDS in Marietta, we offer implant-supported dentures to help enhance your smile and oral health.
Implant-supported dentures are a type of denture that is supported by dental implants. Unlike traditional dentures, which rely on adhesive or suction to stay in place, implant-supported dentures are securely anchored to dental implants surgically placed in the jawbone.
There are several benefits to choosing implant-supported dentures. First and foremost, they provide a more stable and secure fit than traditional dentures. This means you can eat, speak, and confidently smile without worrying about your dentures slipping or falling out.
Implant-supported dentures also help to preserve the jawbone and prevent bone loss. When teeth are missing, the jawbone can deteriorate over time, leading to a sunken facial appearance. By placing dental implants in the jawbone, implant-supported dentures stimulate the bone and help to maintain its strength and density.
The procedure for getting implant-supported dentures typically involves several steps. First, the dental implants are surgically placed in the jawbone. It takes some time for the implants to fuse with the bone, a process called osseointegration. Once the implants have fully integrated, the dentures are attached to the implants using special connectors.
Different types of implant-supported dentures are available, including removable and fixed options. Removable implant-supported dentures can be cleaned, while fixed implant-supported dentures are permanently attached to the implants.
Maintaining implant-supported dentures is like caring for natural teeth. Regular brushing, flossing, and routine dental check-ups are essential to keep your dentures and implants in good condition.
If you are considering implant-supported dentures in Marietta, look no further than John G. Portschy, DDS.