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Implant-Supported Dentures

We're Pembroke Pines Dental, a team of passionate dental professionals. Today, we're diving into the world of implant-supported dentures, a game-changer in dental solutions. We believe in the magic of a confident smile and the power of a healthy bite. Join us as we explore this innovative alternative to traditional dentures that promises stability, improved chewing, and a beautiful outcome. Let's unlock the secret to restoring your radiant smile and enhancing your life's quality.

Understanding Implant-Supported Dentures

At Pembroke Pines Dental, we've spent years mastering the art and science of implant-supported dentures, and we're excited to share that knowledge with you. Implant maintenance is vital for the longevity of your new smile. With proper care, the benefits of implants can be lifelong, offering unparalleled stability. Unlike traditional dentures, these use specialized denture attachments that secure firmly to the implants, drastically improving implant stability. This means no more worrying about your dentures slipping or falling out. Moreover, the denture cleaning process is simple, ensuring your oral hygiene routine doesn't have to change dramatically. Implant-supported dentures truly transform lives, and we're thrilled to guide you through this journey.

Complimentary New Patient Exam Details

Offering a warm welcome to our new patients, we're excited to provide a complimentary dental exam that includes a thorough oral check-up and X-rays. This dental examination is designed to ensure your oral health is at its best. We'll take a detailed look at your teeth and gums, and the X-ray analysis will help us see what's happening below the surface. We're also keen to understand your dental history, as it gives us insight into any potential issues or predispositions. Based on these findings, we'll then develop a personalized treatment plan, tailored to meet your specific needs. Remember, your oral health is our priority and we're here to ensure you receive the best care possible.

Perks of Stable, Fixed Teeth

In our practice, we're thrilled to show you the numerous benefits that come with stable, permanently fixed teeth. The aesthetic benefits are immediately noticeable. Your smile will have a natural appearance, and you'll exude a renewed sense of confidence. But it doesn't stop there. The improved functionality means you'll be able to eat, talk, and laugh without worry. You won't have to deal with dentures that slip or cause discomfort. These are long term stability benefits that you can count on. And there's more: the enhanced oral health advantages are just as significant. With fixed teeth, you're less likely to suffer from gum disease and other oral health issues. We believe in the power of a healthy, beautiful smile.

Exploring Snap-In Dentures

Why don't we delve into the world of snap-in dentures, a revolutionary solution for those seeking comfort and convenience? When comparing snap-in dentures vs traditional dentures, the former offers superior stability and chewing power. These benefits of implant supported removable dentures are primarily due to the secure anchoring provided by dental implants. As for how to care for snap-in dentures, it's as simple as removing them for regular cleaning. Although the cost of implant supported dentures may be higher upfront, they're an investment in long-term oral health and quality of life. The success rates of implant supported dentures are also impressive, adding to their growing popularity among those in need of reliable, comfortable tooth replacement options.

The Implant Process: Step by Step

At our Pembroke Pines Dental clinic, we'll guide you through each step of the implant process for your implant-supported dentures. First, we'll strategically decide on the implant placement. Then, within your jawbone, we'll insert the implants to ensure implant stability.

After this, a healing process starts. It's critical for the bone to fuse with the implant for optimal stability. We'll monitor this process and make sure it's progressing as it should.

Once healed, we'll move on to the denture attachment. This involves securing your new, custom-made dentures onto the implants. These dentures will not only look and feel natural, but their stability will also significantly improve your chewing ability. Throughout, we'll emphasize the importance of good oral hygiene to maintain your new smile.

Maintaining Your New Dentures

After getting your new dentures, we'll guide you on how to properly maintain them for long-lasting results.

Here are some caring tips:

  • Cleaning Routine: We can't stress enough the importance of a regular cleaning routine. This can be as simple as:
  • Rinsing your dentures after eating
  • Brushing them daily with a soft-bristled toothbrush
  • Soaking them overnight in a denture cleaner
  • Eating Habits: Be conscious of your eating habits. Start with soft foods and gradually reintroduce harder foods.
  • Denture Adjustments: Never attempt to adjust your dentures yourself. If they're uncomfortable, come see us for professional denture adjustments.
  • Long Term Maintenance: Schedule regular check-ups with us. We'll help ensure your dentures are in good shape and make any necessary adjustments.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Average Lifespan of Implant-Supported Dentures?

We've found that implant-supported dentures typically last 15-20 years with proper denture maintenance. However, implant costs, potential complications, insurance coverage, and exploring denture alternatives can all influence their longevity and effectiveness.

How Many Dental Visits Are Typically Needed to Complete the Process of Getting Implant-Supported Dentures?

We typically schedule several visits to complete the process of getting implant-supported dentures. It involves implant maintenance, cost estimation, managing procedure pain, choosing implant materials, and customizing your dentures for a perfect fit.

Are There Any Dietary Restrictions or Considerations With Implant-Supported Dentures?

We're often asked about diet with implant-supported dentures. While chewing techniques may vary, there's minimal nutritional impact. Food selection is broad, but denture maintenance and care is crucial to ensure their longevity and function.

What Is the Recovery Process Like After Getting Implant-Supported Dentures?

After getting implant-supported dentures, we'll manage your pain and provide post-op care instructions. We'll monitor infection prevention, discuss the healing timeline, and schedule follow-up appointments to ensure a successful recovery.

Can Implant-Supported Dentures Be Used if I Have Existing Natural Teeth?

Yes, we can use implant-supported dentures even if you've got natural teeth. It's a balancing act, preserving teeth, preventing bone loss, maintaining dental hygiene, and considering procedure costs and aesthetic appeal.

Reserve Your Initial Consultation Now

Experience our inviting office and compassionate care firsthand. Call 954-436-8000 to schedule your first appointment today! Located in Pembroke Pines, FL, we serve patients from the Hollywood, Plantation, Cooper City, Miramar, and Davie areas. If you experience a dental emergency, we will see you the same day you call!