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DENTAL IMPLANTS OR DENTURES: "FINDING THE RIGHT FIT
If the idea of having to wear dentures for the rest of your life makes you uncomfortable, you’ll be glad to hear that you have other options.
Today, more and more people are choosing dental implants over dentures as a solution for smile restoration.
With benefits like improved comfort, enhanced chewing ability and better overall dental health, the advantages of dental implants run much deeper than their cosmetic appeal.
Here’s a quick comparison chart and overview of dental implants and dentures.
Dental Implants Vs Dentures
Denture on four Dental Implants or Traditional Dentures : “Finding the right fit”
If the idea of having to wear dentures for the rest of your life makes you uncomfortable, you’ll be glad to hear you have options!
With benefits like improved comfort, enhanced chewing ability an dbetter overall dental health, the advantages of dental implants run much deaper than their cosmetic appeal.
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Non-Removable : The dentures will be fixed to the implants using a screw-retained system that will allow for increase stability. Conventional dentures rely on the underlying bone structure. When too narrow, the denture moves and requires to be changed.
Stability while eating : The dentures fixed on the implants will never move as there will be minimal bone loss throughout the years. As for conventionnal dentures, they rely on succion. If there is any change in the shape of the mouth, the dentures will have a tendency to not stay stable.
Bone health : Implants maintain healthy bone level in the mouth due to the stimulation they procure in the bone cells. On the otherhand, conventional dentures will increase bone loss through time as they will exert pressure on top of the bone.
Natural look: Fixed dentures allow for better esthetic planing and correction. It will look more like real teeth with veneers than a denture.
Involves surgery : Regardless of the option chosen, both require surgery. The extraction of the teeth is often the most invasive part of the treatment. The option of placing dental implants can be done at the time of the extractions. Patients often mentionned that the implant procedure was more comfortable than expected.
Cost efficient : Most will look at the immediate cost of teeth replacement. Yes, the denture on implants will be more costly at short term, but keep in mind that a conventional denture requires to be redone every 5 to 7 years as the bone loss will increase instability of the prothesis.
Done in one appointment: If you are a candidate, the main advantage to placing a denture over four implants: the whole procedure can be done in one single seating. We can proceed to the extractions of the teeth, place the implants and load them (meaning installing the denture) all in the same appointement. This becomes a huge advantage as time is offen a factor in our busy every day life.
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