What Are Snap-In Implant Dentures?
Snap-In Implant Dentures are dentures equipped with special fittings that allow them to attach (snap-in) to the dental implants inserted by your doctor.
Securing your dentures with dental implants offers the following benefits:
Enjoy more of your favorite foods:
By securing your denture with dental implants, patients can chew with much greater power and confidence.
It doesn't come in and out of the mouth like a traditional denture.
Smile and laugh
without worry of your dentures falling out.
Live more comfortably:
With dentures not moving as much, there's less rubbing and chafing.
Receive better nutrition:
Improved chewing ability allows for better food breakdown.
Requires the least amount of bone:
Ideal for individuals who have been told they don't have enough bone for traditional implants.
Reduce bone loss:
Dental implants provide stimulation down into the jaw, encouraging the body to continue producing bone even after natural teeth are removed.
Reduce or eliminate gagging:
In some cases, a portion of the palate can be removed, reducing or eliminating gagging caused by the denture.
Dental implants help reduce or eliminate the irritation caused by denture movement.
Taste your food better:
Some patients with implants can have part of their upper denture's palate removed, enhancing the ability to taste food.
Snap-In Implant Dentures vs. Traditional Dentures
While traditional dentures are often visually appealing and provide a cost-effective solution for replacing damaged or missing teeth, they may fall short in terms of overall functionality, stability, and chewing capability.
Drawbacks of traditional (non-implant) dentures:
Limited Chewing Power:
Movement of the lower denture results in minimal chewing power, typically only 10-20% of what individuals had with natural teeth. The constant pushing and pulling by the tongue and cheeks keep the lower denture unstable.
Speaking can be challenging due to the movement of the lower denture.
Individuals may feel embarrassed about eating in the presence of others, laughing loudly, or engaging in confident conversation due to the fear of dentures becoming loose and falling out.
Traditional dentures, especially lower ones, tend to move around, causing irritation and discomfort by rubbing and chafing against the gums.
The loss of chewing power may lead to an inability to eat a balanced diet and chew food adequately for proper digestion.
After tooth removal, significant bone loss occurs and continues throughout a person's life, making traditional dentures increasingly challenging to wear over time.
The traditional upper denture covers the roof of the mouth for suction and stability, but this can induce gagging in many individuals. Trimming the denture to alleviate gagging compromises stability and natural suction.
Snap-In Implant Dentures significantly address and improve these issues.
Am I a Candidate?
The procedure is accessible to the majority of patients! Confirming eligibility is a quick process that only requires a brief consultation. In this session, a 3-dimensional scan of your jawbones will be taken, the doctor will perform an oral examination of your mouth, and there will be a detailed discussion about your medical history.
How Many Implants Will I Need?
An upper implant denture necessitates a minimum of 4 implants.
A lower implant denture necessitates a minimum of 2 implants, though 3 or 4 implants usually result in a notable enhancement in retention and stability.
Snap-In Implant Dentures Cost
Our pricing is distinguished as the most competitive in the region, ensuring the highest quality final results. This is achievable through the expertise of our highly skilled dentist who manages the entire procedure from start to finish, collaborating with a skilled in-house dental lab technician. Together, this duo has flawlessly executed this procedure numerous times, ensuring a combination of expertise and efficiency.
$15,995 per arch
Starting as low as: $295/mo *
Snap-In Implant Dentures
Extractions, Sedation, Temporary Teeth, Final Teeth, Implants & Abutment
Frequently Asked Questions
Snap-In Implant Dentures Procedure Timeline
The entire process usually takes approximately 6 months from initiation to completion.
Following the extraction of any remaining teeth and completion of other necessary oral surgery procedures, the implants are inserted into the jawbone. Subsequently, the implants are not usually visible, remaining undisturbed in your jaw for a minimum of 4 months to facilitate osseointegration, where your bone bonds with them.
A brief post-operative appointment is scheduled for the day after your procedure. During this session, we evaluate your mouth, ensure the optimal comfort of any dentures, and address any questions you may have.
Soft Liners / Soft Re-Fittings:
Soft liners, periodically placed in your denture during the healing process, fill in the spaces between your gums and dentures. They provide cushioning to your gums, enhancing the fit and feel of your dentures.
This involves a minor surgical procedure where we expose the implants and install small healing abutments atop them to shape your gum tissue appropriately, preparing you for the completion of your snap-in dentures.
Attachment of Implants to Dentures:
We replace the healing abutments with your denture abutments and perform the necessary steps to connect your dentures to your implants. While this step is typically completed in a day, there might be instances where it takes slightly longer.
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