Dental implants are a modern dental phenomenon and we are incredibly proud to offer implant treatment and implant-retained dentures right here in Bristol. If you’re not up to scratch with implant info, here is a guide to the ins and outs of implant-retained dentures:
What are dental implants and when are they used?
Dental implants are a modern solution for patients with missing teeth and can be used as an alternative to dental bridges and dentures. Implants are made from titanium, which is a biocompatible material. This means that once the implant is placed inside a socket in the jaw bone, it can integrate into the actual bone tissue. Integration facilitates enhanced stability, which means that the new tooth offers the same level of strength and functionality as a healthy natural tooth.
Dental implants are suited to most people with missing teeth, as they are compatible with various different restorations including bridges, dentures and single crowns.
Everything you need to know about implant-retained dentures
Implant-retained dentures are secured by dental implants. With this treatment, you can enjoy all the benefits of implants and dentures combined. Sometimes, people have issues with dentures, such as a poor fit, irritation and limited ability to enjoy a wide range of foods. With implant-retained dentures, none of these issues are a concern and you can enjoy peace of mind that your denture is completely stable.
Implant-retained dentures may be advisable for patients who have experienced problems with traditional dentures in the past or those who have a large number of missing teeth. Implants are built to last for many years and provide the closest match to natural teeth. If you’d like to find out more, simply call reception or pop in and book an appointment.