About Snap-on Implant Dentures
When you suffer from the loss of multiple teeth as a result of time, decay or injury, it can be a traumatic experience that creates physical discomfort and wreaks havoc on your self-confidence. You may even be missing all of the teeth on the top or bottom rows of your mouth. And while your situation might seem hopeless, with snap-on implant dentures, you can get back your healthy, beautiful teeth to create the smile you’ve always wanted with the best dental implants in Atlanta.
At Buckhead Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, our dental implant specialist provides you with holistic and individualized care tailored to your specific needs so that you can smile and make the change to a more confident you. By creating snap-on implant dentures designed to fit flawlessly in your mouth, you can once again enjoy showing off your smile.
What Are Snap-on Implant Dentures?
Snap-on implant dentures start with tiny titanium posts that are implanted into your mouth to anchor dentures to your jaw. They mimic the roots of your natural teeth and fuse to the jawbone to preserve the volume and density of your bones and gums. This ensures that your dentures are affixed in place as you wear them. In many cases, they can be clipped on like the buttons of a jacket for convenience and ease of use.
The Advantages of Removable Implant Dentures
There are many advantages to getting implant dentures to restore missing rows of teeth. In many instances, it can be a more cost-effective way of replacing your teeth as opposed to regular dental implants, especially if several of your teeth are absent.
Traditional dentures are always at risk of slipping or moving while you speak. It can also be difficult to eat food, causing a restrictive, undesirable diet. And over time, traditional dentures can cause bone loss by bearing pressure on the ridges where your natural teeth previously rested.
With implant dentures, the strength and durability of the titanium implants ensure that your teeth stay in place and allow you to eat all of your favorite foods without issue. The implants are also placed in a way that prevents them from bearing down on your bone tissue, preserving the integrity of your gums and jaw. And since the implants lie underneath the gum line and are not visible, you are sure to have a smile that looks natural.
Schedule a Consultation
In order to be eligible for implant dentures, you will need to schedule a consultation with our implant specialist. During this appointment, they will examine your mouth and features to determine if removable implant dentures are the right option for you.
Anatomical differences in the top and bottom jaws dictate how many implants will be necessary. While lower dentures may only need two implants for support, upper dentures usually require at least four implants for stability.
The Process of Getting Implant Dentures
In most cases, the procedure is simple and can be completed in one visit with local anesthesia. Once you have been numbed, the titanium implants are placed in positions within your gums that enforce support. Our expert care and attention to detail allow us to steer clear of anatomical structures like your nerves and sinuses to prevent issues of discomfort.
What to Expect After Your Procedure?
Once your titanium implants are placed, they will need around six months to fuse to your jawbone before they can support your dentures. During this time, you will be given modified dentures to wear that are specifically made to put minimal pressure on the implants while they heal. You will also come in for integration checks to make sure you are staying on track with the healing process.
After the titanium implants have fully fused to the jawbone, our dental implant specialist will demonstrate how to apply and detach your dentures from the implants. While your implant dentures will provide you with maximum support and security, it is important that you take them out for routine maintenance and cleaning as you would with traditional dentures.
Removable Implant Dentures with Buckhead Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
When you receive implant dentures, we will be there every step of the way to introduce you to the procedure to make you feel comfortable and at ease.
At Buckhead Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we understand that a beautiful smile builds confidence and gives you the boost you need to better interact with the world around you. With our excellence in patient care and world-class hospitality, you are guaranteed to get the smile make-over of your dreams.
Making an appointment with us is easy. Simply call 404-400-0400 or reach out online today.