- An implant-supported denture is a type of over-denture that is supported by and attached to implants. A regular denture rests on the gums, and is not supported by implants.
- An implant-supported denture is used when a person doesn't have any teeth in the jaw, but has enough bone in the jaw to support implants. An implant-supported denture has special attachments that snap onto attachments on the implants.
- Implant-supported dentures usually are made for both jaws because regular dentures tend to be less stable over time ("slippery dentures").
Benefits of implant-supported denture
- Restores Proper Chewing and Allowing a Better Diet and Improved Health
- Improves Speech and Confidence
- Increases Comfort with Less Irritation of Gum Tissue
- Often can Utilize Your Existing Denture
Your Quality of Life: Priceless