Comfort and stability can be issues when you wear full dentures. No matter how well the dentures fit, they may still slip occasionally or make it difficult to eat hard or tough foods. Snap-in-dentures offer all the advantages of removable dentures while improving comfort, stability and biting power.
What are snap-in-dentures?
Snap-in-dentures are connected or "snapped" on to titanium posts implanted in your jawbone during minor oral surgery. An upper or lower denture can be connected to as few as two to four implants.
The tiny implants bond, or osseointegrate, to your jawbone and serve as artificial roots for your dentures. The bonding process usually takes about three to six months.
What are the benefits of snap-in-dentures?
Snap-in-dentures offer several advantages that may make them a good choice for you, including:
- Increased Comfort: Irritation can be a problem if your dentures slip and slide against your gums. Snap-in-dentures are securely attached to your dental implants and won't rub against your gums. They're an excellent option for both upper and lower dentures and can be a particularly good choice if you've had trouble with the fit of lower dentures.
- Better Biting Power: A decrease in biting power can be an issue when you wear dentures. Without roots to support your new teeth, it's difficult to eat tough, hard or sticky foods. Fortunately, attaching your dentures to dental implants will improve your biting power and make mealtime more comfortable and enjoyable.
- A Healthier Jaw: Your jawbone may begin to shrink after you've lost your teeth, causing facial sagging and poor denture fit. The problem occurs when the bone is no longer stimulated by your tooth roots. Luckily, your new dental implants will stimulate your jawbone and help reduce or prevent bone loss. If you've already experienced bone loss, you may need bone grafts before you can receive dental implants. The grafts build up your jawbone, ensuring that it's deep enough to support implants.
- Easy Care: Snap-in-dentures don't require any changes to your usual care routine. You'll simply remove your dentures every night and clean them as usual.
Snap-in-dentures help you improve your smile and your confidence. Your dentist can help you decide if the dentures are a good choice for you.
If you are interested in Snap-In Dentures,
call Dental Implants Today In Venice, FL at (813) 333-5277 to learn more and schedule an appointment!