How Do Implant Dentures Work?

implant dentures Toms River

Many people know that a dental implant is an ideal tooth restoration. Some don’t realize, however, that two or more can support a partial or full denture. Implant dentistry from Rotem Dental Care in Toms River can be a more affordable option than having numerous implants while still providing many advantages compared to traditional dentures.

Today’s message answers the most common questions about implant dentures.

The first thing to know is that a fixed implant denture is called an “implant-supported” denture while a removable one is called an “implant-retained” denture.

What Are Implant Dentures?

Like conventional dentures, implant-supported dentures replace missing teeth. The difference is that they are attached to titanium posts which are surgically implanted into the jawbone.

Each post is called an implant. The implant fuses with the surrounding bone structure to create an incredibly secure restoration. These posts are similar to the implants that hold a crown, except instead of a crown, they have a clip that attaches to the denture, partial denture, or metal bar that holds the denture connectors. Implants can be used for both upper and lower dentures.

Bar-Retained and Ball-Retained Systems

There are two types of implant stabilization methods: bar-retained and ball-retained. For both, the denture is constructed with gum-colored acrylic for the base to which porcelain (or acrylic) false teeth are attached. The denture calls for, at a minimum, two implants for stabilization.

With the ball-retained system, each post holds an attachment (male or female) that fits into a corresponding fastener on the denture. These are sometimes called “stud-attachment.”

With bar-retained dentures, a metal bar is anchored to two to five implants. The bar holds the connectors that connect to the denture.

To find out more about implant dentistry, call us at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River. We also offer general dentistry. Schedule an appointment today.

Contact Rotem Dental Care:

732-691-4944

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

355 Lakehurst Rd
Toms River, New Jersey
08755

 

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