Say Bye to Loose Dentures - Implant-Supported Dentures Ahmedabad

What is an Implant supported denture?

Implant-supported dentures are highly secured dental prostheses when compared with traditional dentures. It uses dental implants to anchor the denture with the jaw bone. Traditional dentures have a frequent problem of slipping during eating and speaking. These problems are overcome with implant-supported dentures. 

Our team of denture specialists at Oris Smiles Dental Clinic, headed by Dr. Janu Shah, ensures that you get the best treatment regarding the quality of implants and other armamentariums. Dr. Janu Shah coordinates with the best dental labs to fabricate the implant-supported denture, as a good lab is equally essential for the long-term success of the prosthesis.

In the information provided below, we will briefly discuss the implant-supported dentures and answer the most frequently asked questions about them- brought to you by Oris Smiles Dental Clinic.

Procedure of fabrication

  • The first step is consultation and examination, where you can clear all your doubts regarding the procedure. Our chief dentist Dr. Janu Shah will clinically examine your case before formulating a customized treatment plan.
  • The first step is dental implant placement which is a minor surgical procedure. After insertion, we will have to wait for the complete healing. 
  • The next step after complete healing is the fabrication of overdenture.
  • The dental impression is made and sent to the lab to fabricate the prostheses.
  • The final step is the insertion of the overdenture by locking it with dental implants.

Benefits of implants supported dentures

  • Do not slip like traditional dentures
  • Provide better retention
  • Exactly look like natural teeth
  • Prevents bone loss
  • It lasts longer when compared with traditional dentures
  • Restores the aesthetics and normal function of the mouth

Aftercare regime of implant-supported dentures

  • Maintain proper oral hygiene with brushing and flossing
  • Use an interdental brush if required
  • Periodic follow-ups with your doctor are a must
  • Clean your dentures as instructed by the doctor
  • Soak your dentures in water overnight
  • Store them in a case safely when not using them
  • Use a soft bristle toothbrush and a nonabrasive toothpaste for denture cleaning.

Frequently asked questions about Implant-Supported Dentures Ahmedabad

Do they come out quickly?

When we talk about removing implant-supported dentures, there are two kinds of prostheses- fixed and removable. The fixed variety is the one you can’t remove at home and can only be removed by your dentist. The removable kind is the one that you can easily remove at home. They are also called the snap-on variety of dentures.

How effective are implant-supported dentures?

Implant-supported dentures are highly effective and secure when compared with their traditional counterparts. The conventional dentures slip during everyday activities, but the implant-supported ones offer excellent retention. 

Is it different from all on four implants?

All on four implants are a specific variety of implant-supported dentures. It utilizes only four implants to replace the entire arch in one go. 

How long do they last?

With proper maintenance and aftercare, dental implants can last a lifetime. However, you may need to replace the overdenture part after 15-20 yrs as it tends to wear off like natural teeth with regular usage.

Is it a painful procedure?

The complete process is hassle-free and entirely painless. The insertion of dental implants is a minor surgical procedure carried out under the effect of local anesthesia.

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