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“What is the biggest problem you experience?” Ask that question of anyone who wears a denture and he or she will likely reply, “fit!” Conventional dentures are held in place only by suction. They tend to slip and wobble, rubbing sore spots and making it difficult to chew. Dr. Sameet Koppikar in Phoenix, AZ suggests a long-term solution. Implant-supported dentures are incredibly stable.
From the “smile side,” an implant-supported denture looks similar to a “floating” denture – it has white teeth and pink gum tissue. That is where the similarity ends. This specialized denture has attachment points built into the interior surface. The denture clips onto four or more dental implants placed into the jawbone. While the prosthetic is removable, denture implants hold it securely in place. This type of denture dramatically improves oral function and comfort, and it looks natural.
An overdenture may replace an entire arch of teeth, or as a partial denture, it can fit around existing teeth, reducing the need for extractions.
Fantastic chewing function, worry-free fit, clear communication, and realistic appearance are obvious benefits of an implant supported denture. However, there are other important considerations:
If you are looking for “implant-supported dentures near me,” your search is over. Call Biltmore Dental Center at (602) 786-8212 to book a consultation with Dr. Koppikar.