How Much Do You Know About Implant-Retained Dentures?

How Much Do You Know About Implant-Retained Dentures?

  • November 15, 2016

It doesn’t matter how you ended up with missing or badly damaged teeth. What matters is the toll that condition can take on your day to day living. Things won’t ever feel like they should until you do something about it. The good news is that our Plainville, CT dentist’s office–Gentle Dental Care–is equipped to get the job done in a quick and painless manner.

Traditionally, dentures have been the most popular way to restore the function of a mouth. You may remember how hard it was for “Grandpa” to keep track of his slippery dentures. But thankfully what was a sad reality in earlier eras of dentistry is now only an amusing caricature for most of us. That’s because forward-looking dentists like Dr. Peltzer started utilizing implants in conjunction with dentures to better secure these notoriously loose style of replacement teeth.

Read on to learn more about what our dentures can do for you, and then be sure to get in touch with our Plainville, CT dentist’s office to schedule your consultation with Dr. Peltzer.

Dentures Let You Eat What You Want

Without all of your teeth you will find yourself eating a lot more soft foods and a lot less of the foods you love. Our dentures will help you with chewing fiber-rich foods. Accordingly, it will help you improve your health, your appearance and your self-confidence. There won’t be any more unsettling incidents.

Implants Stabilize Dentures

Here’s the deal: Implant-retained dentures work like regular dentures in that they replace all of your natural teeth. That said, implants give these dentures the extra support and security they need to be more comfortable and realistic. An implant is surgically inserted into your mouth and allowed to fuse with your jawbone.

Once they are installed, they become a permanent part of your mouth and will allow you to chew and function like normal.

Since there will be a good anchor in place, there won’t be any eating issues at all. Plus, you won’t have to worry about applying adhesives every day. There is a minor surgery involved but it won’t be too intense. Plus, we will do everything in our power to help you relax while you are here. Dr. Peltzer is the one dentist in Plainville you can trust to get the job done in a painless fashion!

The Process Is Easy

Everyone’s circumstance is unique, but the reconstruction process depends, in large part, upon your willingness to receive the recommended implant procedures that allow you to reclaim your life.

You can bet that we’ll be here to offer guidance and support. And we will create all of our prostheses to look as natural as possible with plenty of lifelike detail. So, if you are tired of all the headaches and embarrassment that go along with missing teeth, then now is the time to do something about it once and for all!

Bar-Retained Dentures

Using the implants placed in your jaw, we’ll attach a bar that contains a small ridge. By modifying your dentures to include several clasps, you’ll be able to snap your dentures firmly in place!

Ball-Retained Dentures

We’ll restore your implants with a series of metal balls, and your dentures will be modified to contain sockets. You’ll simply pop your dentures in place each day and experience a great new stability in your smile that you didn’t know was possible!

Learn More, Get Started!

We hope this post has been helpful. If you are you experiencing difficulty chewing or talking due to the loss or damage of teeth, then Dr. Peltzer can turn things around for you.

To schedule your dentures consultation, contact us today!


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