An alternative to removable dentures are dentures held in place with dental implants. This technology provides a great improvement from traditional removable dentures. The process uses small titanium posts implanted into your jaw bone. Once secured the implants provide stability for the denture. The miniature titanium implants act like the roots of your teeth.
Many individuals often worry that their dentures will not stay firmly in place or dentures often "float" within the mouth. For patients who are having difficulty with their dentures, implant retained dentures provide a more secure alternative that will help you eat and speak more confidently. This is most especially helpful for lower dentures. Another benefit is seen as the denture no longer slides on the gums.
Often a lower denture may only need two conventional implants to secure the denture completely in place. This may be a life-changing transformation for you. Another alternative to this utilizes four ‘mini’ implants. Minimal surgery is required, and in many cases your current denture can be attached to the implants immediately. In just 90 minutes of treatment, it is amazing to see the transformation Dr. Poulson can produce.
Dr. Poulson and his team are focused on helping you with your unique needs and challenges as it relates to your oral health. Dr. Poulson is focused on providing education and understanding as it pertains to your mouth and oral health. He and his team are focused on providing everyday understanding of how to keep your mouth and teeth as healthy as possible.
Our dentist, Dr. Poulson will recommend how often you'll need routine checkups. Ideally you should see Dr. Poulson once or twice a year. We will examine your teeth and gums for signs of tooth decay, gingivitis, and other health problems.
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