Implant Supported Dentures Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach
Up until the last 5-10 years, the art of fabricating a denture has not changed in over 75 years. We still use acrylic teeth and an acrylic resin base to hold the teeth. Now, however, we are in the Digital Age. We can fabricate dentures digitally with fewer appointments to make a better fitting denture with less appointments. Also, with the advances of modern technology, we are able to fabricate hybrid dentures which do not cover the roof of the mouth. This allows your taste buds to do their job – make eating your food more enjoyable!
Another advancement permanently attaches or fixes a denture to implants, only to be removed when you desire. These advances are all made possible thru the use of regular dental implants. We also offer mini dental implants with snap on attachments to hold dentures in place for those Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach patients with inadequate bone. These mini implants have drastically cut the cost of having your dentures stay in place so you can have a more natural diet and enjoy eating again. They are ½ to ¼ the cost of regular dental implants. Research has shown that over 90% of patients with mini implant dentures would never go back to the days of yesterday’s dentures.
A denture wearer must realize that their supporting bone under the denture is constantly resorbing. Research has shown that a well fitting denture will slow down this natural process. Dentures should be refitted or relined every other year to maintain the jawbone that holds a traditional denture in place. There is less concern about bone loss with a Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach patient who has an implant supported denture or hybrid denture. The bone is preserved due to the stimulation or loading of the bone thru the implants just as natural teeth stimulated or loaded the bone. This is another advantage to a patient who has an implant supported denture or hybrid. At Redondo Beach Dental Group, we offer traditional,mini- implant supported and hybrid dentures.
To learn more about this procedure or to schedule a consultation, give us a call at our practice in the Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach area.