Implant-Supported Dentures

If you are missing teeth and looking for a natural-looking and secure solution, implant-supported dentures may be the perfect choice for you. And you can count on Amedeo and Colonna, LTD of Park Ridge to help you make an informed decision about your dental restoration needs.

Understanding Implant Supported Dentures

Unlike traditional dentures that rest on the gum tissue, implant-supported dentures are securely attached to dental implants, providing a more stable and natural feel. This type of denture is especially beneficial for individuals who are missing a full arch or complete set of teeth. 

Implant-supported dentures are known for their reliability, natural appearance, and secure fit, making them an excellent replacement option for those with missing teeth.

Implant Supported vs Traditional Dentures

When choosing dental restorations, the professionals at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge can help you understand the differences between implant-supported dentures and traditional dentures. 

Traditional dentures rely on the existing base or natural teeth for support, while implant-supported dentures require a second surgery to attach them to dental implants. This extra step provides a more stable and natural fit. Additionally, traditional dentures can lead to bone loss and gum irritation, whereas implant-supported dentures preserve the underlying bone and offer greater comfort and stability. 

The Advantages of Choosing Implant Supported Dentures over Traditional Ones

Choosing implant-supported dentures has several advantages:

  • Improved quality of life: They restore the ability to eat, speak, and smile with confidence. 
  • Better oral health: They preserve the jawbone, preventing bone loss and maintaining facial structure. 
  • Enhanced comfort: The stability of implant-supported dentures reduces discomfort and the need for adhesives. 
  • Increased stability: They offer a secure fit, eliminating slippage or movement. 
  • Natural feel: Unlike traditional dentures, they provide a natural feel, allowing individuals to enjoy their favorite foods and speak without fear.

Detailed Process of Getting Implant Supported Dentures

The process of getting implant-supported dentures involves several essential steps, including the initial consultation and planning with the professionals at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD, followed by the surgical placement of implants, and the fitting and adjustment of the dentures. 

Initial Consultation and Planning

To get implant-supported dentures, you’ll start with an initial consultation. Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will examine your oral health, assess bone structure, and discuss your restoration needs. 

This consultation is crucial for planning treatment and determining the implant system and quantity needed. It’s also a chance to address any concerns or questions you have, ensuring you’re well-informed and comfortable.

Surgical Placement of Implants

After consultation and planning, the next step is surgically placing dental implants. This involves precisely implanting titanium into the jawbone to serve as artificial tooth roots. Bone grafting may be needed to enhance bone structure and ensure implant stability. 

After placement, osseointegration occurs, where the bone fuses with the implants for long-term success.

Fitting and Adjustment of Dentures

Once the dental implants have integrated with the jawbone, Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will fit and adjust the dentures. This involves securely attaching the denture to the implants, ensuring proper alignment and bite. Regular adjustments may be needed during the initial period of wearing them. 

Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will also guide you on oral hygiene practices for maintaining the health of your full arch restoration, including cleaning the implant overdenture and caring for the soft tissue.

Lifestyle Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures

Implant-supported dentures offer a range of lifestyle benefits, making them an attractive option for those seeking tooth replacement solutions. 

Enhanced Comfort and Stability

Implant-supported dentures offer enhanced comfort and stability. They eliminate discomfort, sore spots, and the need for adhesives. 

Improved Speech and Eating Capabilities

Implant-supported dentures improve speech and eating. Unlike traditional dentures, they offer a natural feel and allow for easy chewing. The stable attachment to dental implants promotes clear speech and improved pronunciation. They also resemble natural teeth, providing confidence and ease in everyday activities.

Freedom from Denture Adhesives

Implant-supported dentures provide a liberating experience by eliminating the need for denture adhesives. Unlike traditional dentures, they securely attach to dental implants, removing the hassle and discomfort of using adhesives. 

With implant-supported dentures, you can enjoy a secure and adhesive-free fit, allowing you to live your life without worrying about slippage or movement.

Maintenance and Care of Implant Supported Dentures

Proper maintenance and care are vital for the longevity and performance of implant-supported dentures. Amedeo and Colonna, LTD of Park Ridge recommend the following:

Daily Cleaning and Care

To maintain optimal oral health, clean your implant-supported dentures daily. Brush gently with non-abrasive toothpaste to remove food particles, plaque, and bacteria. Floss around the dental implants to prevent gum disease. Rinse your mouth with mouthwash or saltwater for further hygiene. 

Regular cleaning and proper oral hygiene practices ensure the longevity and performance of your dentures.

Regular Dental Check-ups at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD

Regular dental check-ups are crucial for maintaining the health of your implant-supported dentures. Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will monitor the attachment system, bone health, and overall oral health to ensure the longevity of your restoration. These visits address concerns, make adjustments, and identify potential issues early on. 

By maintaining regular dental visits, you can enhance the oral health, functionality, and durability of your implant-supported dentures.

Schedule a consultation today

Implant-supported dentures offer a natural feel and freedom from adhesives. Despite cost variations, they are a worthwhile long-term investment. Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge have transformed smiles and lives with implant-supported dentures. Book a consultation today to see if it’s the right solution for you. Your dream smile awaits!

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