Implant Overdentures: Your Ultimate Solution for a Comfortable and Stable Denture

Denture wearers know the struggle of dealing with poorly fitting and uncomfortable dentures. That’s where implant overdentures come in – a game-changer for those looking for a more stable and comfortable option. Implant overdentures offer increased retention, stability, are more comfortable to wear and eat with, and can reduce tissue soreness. In this blog post, we’ll dive deeper into what implant overdentures are, their benefits, and how they can help you maintain your oral health.
Implant overdentures are removable dentures that are attached to dental implants. They come in two types – complete and partial – depending on your needs. Complete implant overdentures replace a full arch of teeth, while partial implant overdentures only replace a few missing teeth.
One of the benefits of implant overdentures is their increased retention. Unlike traditional dentures, implant overdentures are anchored to dental implants that are surgically placed into your jawbone. This means your dentures will stay firmly in place, and you won’t have to worry about them shifting around while talking or eating.
Implant overdentures also offer increased stability. The implants that serve as anchors for the overdenture help to keep the denture from slipping or moving around. This stability enables patients to bite and chew with confidence and without discomfort. Additionally, implant overdentures help to reduce soreness and inflammation around the area because there is no rubbing or irritation against the gums like traditional dentures.
Another advantage of implant overdentures is comfort. Traditional dentures are notorious for feeling bulky and can cause difficulties with speech and eating. Implant overdentures, on the other hand, feel more like natural teeth because they are anchored securely in your jaw and do not rest on your gums.
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Implant overdentures can also help maintain and prevent bone loss. When teeth are missing or lost, the jawbone loses the stimulation needed to maintain its strength, leading to bone loss or resorption. Implant overdentures can help prevent this by providing stimulation to the jawbone through the implants’ placement.
Implant overdentures are an excellent option for those who are tired of dealing with the discomfort and instability of traditional dentures. They provide increased retention, stability, and comfort, which makes them a popular choice for denture wearers. At Community Denture Centre in Penticton and Oliver, we understand that every patient’s needs are unique. Our experienced team can help determine if implant overdentures are right for you. Call us today to learn more and schedule a consultation.

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