Common Problems with Dentures That Implants Can Solve

November 15, 2021

Have you had it with the time-consuming and nasty procedure of wearing dentures? Are you fed up with them sliding out at inappropriate moments and humiliating you? Perhaps you're suffering from the effects of a fractured or badly damaged tooth? Dental implants in West Palm Beach can help. The following are issues that dental implants can help with.  

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How Dental Implants Solve the Problems with Dentures

Implants Are Permanent and Do Not Fall Out

Dentures don't stay in your mouth very well. They essentially sit on top of your gums and are kept in place by suction. While this is a powerful force, it may be readily interrupted, especially if dentures don't fit precisely or food becomes trapped between dentures and gums.

Dentures will slip about the mouth and become readily dislodged if this happens. When you talk or laugh, they may even fall out.

Dental implants are attached to your jawbone in the same way as natural teeth are. They won't fall out, allowing you to relax and enjoy the delicious food and company.

Fast and Simple Maintenance

Cleaning dentures may be a chore. You should begin by brushing them every night before going to bed. And don't forget to wash your gums under your dentures. Then, remember to soak your dentures overnight. Oh, and remember to clean your dentures after each meal to help preserve the seal and prevent them from stinking.

All you have to do with dental implants is treat them as though they were natural teeth. Brush, floss, and see the dentist regularly. This also means you'll never feel self-conscious about taking out your dentures and sleeping without teeth. Instead, your dental implants will remain in your mouth 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Enjoy All of Your Favorite Foods

Dentures just do not eat as well as natural teeth. When you receive dentures, you'll have to give up a lot of your favorite meals. For people who wear dentures, steak, corn on the cob, and crusty bread might be challenging to eat. Denture wearers should avoid anything that contains nuts or seeds, or anything that will shatter into tiny pieces.

You can eat all of your favorite meals again with dental implants and a complete set of healthy natural teeth. If you've given up foods over the years due to poor oral health, you'll be able to eat them again soon.

Look Younger and Natural

As you become older, the volume of your teeth and jawbone decreases. Dentures won’t be able to stimulate the jawbone like natural teeth.

However, dental implants allow you to keep the volume in your lower face. This can help with nasolabial folds, lipstick lines, and the crease at the corners of your mouth, as well as other wrinkles and folds.

So that bone resorption does not occur, dental implants stimulate the jawbone. Wrinkles, sagging skin, and other early indications of aging on the face are caused by bone resorption.

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Are You Interested in Getting Dental Implants in West Palm Beach?

If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants are a great option, and we can assist. For an implant consultation, don't hesitate to contact PGA Dentistry or make an appointment online. We are excited to assist you in restoring your smile!