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Implant overdentures is a cost-effective alternative to traditional dentures. In general, if you are healthy enough to undergo a tooth extraction, you are a candidate for South Gables Dental’s spectacular treatment.
Are implant overdentures right for you? Typically, if you’re dissatisfied with your dentures due to discomfort, or have severely damaged teeth that cannot support a fixed or removable prosthesis, you are a good candidate for overdentures. Traditional implants are often uncomfortable and loose-fitting. Overdentures can be placed on top of dental implants, which can add significant stability compared to traditional dentures.
With an absence of teeth, traditional implants can increase bone loss that occurs. The cost of overdentures has significantly been reduced over the years and the surgical protocol has been simplified to efficiently and promptly secure implant overdentures.
You’ll have an easier time chewing, which will help you have a better diet and improved health
You’ll have improved speech and confidence with your dentures permanently adhered to your jaw
You’ll have less discomfort that is associated with gum tissue irritation compared to traditional dentures
You won’t have to pay for denture adhesives any more and won’t have to deal with the time spent applying denture glue
You can often use your existing dentures, which will be secured by two implants on each jaw (top and/or bottom)
Studies have revealed that patients of implant overdentures have a higher satisfaction level compared to those of traditional dentures, and a general improvement in quality of life.