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Fixed or Removable Implant Dentures?

Posted on 9/5/2022 by Dr. VanBrunt
Fixed or Removable Implant Dentures?If you are missing all or the majority of your teeth, implant-supported dentures are your best alternative. Contrary to traditional dentures, implant-supported dentures are fixed to your jaw like your natural teeth are. In addition to increasing their stability, this also stops bone resorption. Our dentists can keep a number of dental implants to help the backup teeth while using an implant-supported denture. This is different from using a single-tooth dental implant to replace each missing tooth. In addition to full or partial dentures, implant-supported dentures can be classified as either fixed or detachable.

Fixed Dentures

These are permanently fixed and can only be removed by our dentist. Regardless of the type of implant-supported denture you select, you can rest easy knowing that you will benefit from a stronger bite, better fit, and a more confident grin. When you need to remove your removable implant-supported dentures, you can simply snap them on and off of the abutments.

Fixed or Removable Dental Implant Options

There are benefits to each option for an implant-supported denture. The fixed denture serves as the most similar teeth to your natural teeth, but it is also more expensive and not everyone has enough bone density to sustain it. Even though removable implant-supported dentures are less expensive and simpler to maintain, many patients find that wearing them is too comparable to wearing regular dentures to be comfortable.

To find out which is best for you, stop by our location for a consultation. We will discuss your therapy goals after the evaluation. All of these considerations allow us to select the dental implant choice that best meets your needs. For more information and to get your dental implants fixed, call us today and schedule an appointment with one of our trained dentists.

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