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Do You Know What Implant Denture Stabilization is?

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Are you tired of your dentures slipping around while you eat? Have you ever had to stop eating during a meal out with friends or family because of your loose dentures? Do you have to put more and more adhesive on your dentures because they fall out when you eat?

Loose dentures can be painful and make you self-conscious, worried they may slip or even fall out when you talk.

One of the most common complaints of denture wearers is the pain when chewing from their loose dentures. It is usually the bottom dentures that have trouble staying put because of the way they are made to allow room for your tongue. Although denture adhesives can hold them in place for a while; if they do not fit properly, they will not stay put for long. Implant denture stabilization can help stabilize your dentures for good. No more messy glues or painful denture slipping when you chew. A dental care provider at Dentistry For You can give you more information about implant denture stabilization and explain your choices.

How Does Implant Denture Stabilization Work?

With as few as two dental implants, your bottom dentures can be fixed in place securely until you remove them for cleaning. Our dentist will place two artificial roots ( titanium fixture) into the bone of your lower jaw. The denture itself will have either a bar type retainer ,two locator or two ball type retainers that will attach to the implants.

How Long Does Implant Denture Stabilization Take?

It depends on how many implants you need and if you choose to get new dentures as well. New dentures will take approximately two to four weeks for fitting, moulding(impression), and preparing. If you already have dentures that are a relatively good fit, you can opt to use those instead of getting new ones. The dentist can place a retainer in your dentures that will match up to the implants in your mouth. Sometimes, this can be done within one day and you can have better fitting dentures by dinner time.

How Much Does Implant Denture Stabilization Cost?

The cost of the procedure depends on the number of implants that have to be placed and whether you are getting new dentures or using your existing dentures. If you are using your own dentures, simple two-implant denture stabilization can be less than new dentures.Dental implants with new dentures can cost upwards of $6,000 or more! And, just think, you will never have to use that yucky goopy denture adhesive again.

The dental care professionals at Dentistry For You can help you determine if you are a good candidate for implant denture stabilization.

So, if you are sick of painful, embarrassing ill-fitting dentures, Call 905.731.1871 today to schedule an appointment today.