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How Dental Implants Improve Denture Function

How Dental Implants Improve Denture Function

Dental implants and dentures have undoubtedly been the preferred solution for restoring damaged or missing teeth and their surrounding tissues for many years. While dentures certainly can significant improve oral function, there are some common difficulties that patients can often experience; from a struggle to eat certain foods to the inability to speak clearly. The lower dentures are where issues most frequently occur as they rely on your lips, tongue, and cheeks to hold them in place, meaning they can often be quite unstable.

DENTAL IMPLANTS & DENTURES WORKING IN PARALLEL

Although many people assume dentures and dental implants to be mutually exclusive, they can actual work really well in tandem. Dental implants are the optimum solution for minimising the difficulties experienced by denture wearers and promoting improved denture function. A dental implant can be used to replace single missing teeth or for patients with a complete set of dentures, a special attachment can be constructed to attach the denture to the implant, making the dentures easier to wear.

Written by : Dr. Tom Munroe

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