Why replace your dentures with implants?

Why replace your dentures with implants?

PGA Dentistry
December 7, 2016
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Until quite recently, patients who had missing teeth had very limited options available to them – either a gapped smile that would knock their confidence and potentially impact on the functionality of your mouth or dentures. Dentures are false porcelain teeth that are attached to a plastic base that sits inside your mouth. However, dental implants are becoming an increasingly common replacement for traditional dentures, thanks to the larger number of benefits that they offer.

The benefits of dental implants

Below are the primary reasons why many people are opting for dental implants instead of dentures.

Strong

One of the primary reasons that dental implants are so popular is because of their robustness. The implant itself is made from titanium, which makes it the most successful implant surgery in the world as this material is almost never rejected by the human body. In comparison, some people find that they are allergic to the material used to make dentures.

The titanium implant is inserted into the jawbone where it fuses to it in a process known as osseointegration. Once this has taken place, the implant is completely secure and permanent.

Discreet

The prosthetic tooth or teeth are color-matched just like dentures and secured to the implant post using an abutment. However, they are more natural looking than dentures and once in place, they are virtually imperceptible, making dental implants the most discreet solution for missing teeth on the market.

Practical

Dental implants are completely practical as they look and function just like a natural tooth and there are no limitations as to what you can eat, drink or do. However, some denture-wearers find that they unable to eat hard or sticky foods

PGA Dentistry
January 1, 2020

Dental implants are hugely popular and for many patients, they are the preferred choice for replacing teeth that they have lost or had extracted due to decay or damage. Much of this popularity stems from the unique and superior design of dental implants and the benefits that this affords those who choose to use the solution to restore their smile.

PGA Dentistry
December 30, 2019

Teeth that look both healthy and attractive are one of the most important and desirable physical attributes of the century so far, and the pressure to obtain a picture-perfect smile is very real. Fortunately, no matter what condition your teeth are in, there are cosmetic dentistry solutions that can help you fin­d your smile again, with porcelain veneers one of the most effective for achieving perfectly shaped, white tee­th.

PGA Dentistry
November 30, 2019

A surprising number of people hate the way that their teeth look, and this affects their ability to smile. Some will even go out of their way to avoid showing their teeth at all, covering their mouth with their hand, avoiding speaking in public and eating in company. Sometimes, our confidence is so adversely affected by the appearance of our teeth that we struggle to make eye contact and have trouble engaging in social situations. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way.