The American Dental Association estimates that 90% of individuals missing all their teeth rely on dentures. Each year, an estimated 15% of this population faces the challenges of newly made dentures, grappling with issues like discomfort, speech difficulties, and diminished self-confidence due to loosening or ill-fit. Denture stabilization provides much-needed relief from these issues.
Dr. David P Ney—an esteemed dentist from Harrisburg, NC, with over 25 years of experience—offers hope to those struggling with loose dentures. Through his revolutionary mini dental implant technique for denture stabilization, countless patients have been able to reclaim their smiles and improve their lives.
This modern solution offers secure comfort, allowing you to speak freely, eat confidently, and smile proudly. If loose dentures are holding you back, it’s time to explore denture stabilization with mini dental implants.
Why Do You Need Denture Stabilization?
Loose or floating dentures can be a constant source of irritation and inconvenience. When dentures don’t fit snugly against your gums, they can shift or “float” in your mouth, leading to several problems:
- Impaired speaking and eating: Dentures that slip or move can make it hard to speak clearly and eat comfortably.
- Gum discomfort: Loose dentures often rub against the gums, causing soreness or even mouth ulcers.
- Reduced confidence: The fear of dentures slipping or falling out can make you self-conscious, affecting your willingness to smile, laugh, or speak in public.
- Facial sagging: Poorly fitting dentures can fail to support facial muscles, leading to a sagging appearance around the mouth. Over time, use of traditional dentures can lead to bone loss, causing facial collapse.
Denture stabilization addresses these issues by securely anchoring your dentures, preventing any movement or shifting. This not only provides comfort and convenience but also boosts your confidence and enhances your overall facial appearance.
What Are Implant Dentures and How Do They Work?
Implant dentures offer a modern approach to traditional dentures and come in various forms: removable, semi-removable, and non-removable. Their categorization depends on their attachment to the implants and the ability of patients to remove them on their own.
Implant-retained dentures, called overdentures, refer to those that are removable. They snap on and off the mini implants, providing patients with the flexibility to remove them as needed. For those with existing dentures in good condition, we can often retrofit the dentures to snap onto the implants.
On the other hand, implant-supported dentures are fixed or cemented onto the implants, making them non-removable. They offer a more permanent solution, closely mimicking the natural teeth’s functionality and appearance.
Typically, implant-supported dentures require more implants than their implant-retained counterparts. The exact number of mini dental implants necessary to support a denture is influenced by the quality and volume of the patient’s jawbone. Regardless of the choice, implant denture options provide increased comfort, stability, and confidence compared to traditional removable dentures.
Mini Dental Implants for Maximum Comfort and Convenience
When it comes to denture options, mini dental implants are a breakthrough. They are smaller than traditional dental implants, making the placement procedure less invasive and more comfortable. Because they require less bone structure for support, mini dental implants are an excellent choice for individuals with less bone mass in their jaws.
What’s more, the procedure for mini dental implants is much quicker than that of traditional implants. Often, implant placement can be completed in just one visit, and the recovery time is significantly shorter compared to conventional implants.
Mini dental implants with snap-on dentures provide a secure and stable fit, allowing you to talk, eat, and laugh without worrying about slipping or moving. With easy removal for cleaning, these dentures remain hygienic while offering maximum comfort and convenience. Thanks to mini implants, you’ll feel confident knowing that your dentures are snugly in place. This means no more discomfort or insecurity.
Get Customized Denture Stabilization Options for Your Needs
For over 25 years, David P. Ney, DDS, has been perfecting smiles in Harrisburg, NC, with his expertise in denture stabilization. He recognizes that each patient requires unique dental, financial, and scheduling solutions, so he provides tailored denture options for everyone.
Dr. Ney is passionate about utilizing dental implants to augment smiles. When you come for your free consultation, he will ask you about your goals and perform a CT scan—a specialized X-ray offering an in-depth view of your bone structure. This information helps him determine the most suitable denture stabilization choices for your oral health, budget, and preferences.
Say goodbye to loose dentures and hello to a secure, comfortable, and self-assured smile. Explore the customized denture possibilities available with Dr. Ney—book your free consultation now!