- Implants help support the jaw bone. The implant posts are embedded into the jaw to stimulate the bone and prevent deterioration.
- They keep the dentures secure. Once in place, the dentures do not move around or require special paste or adhesive strips to stay in place.
- You can eat more of your favorite foods. Because the dentures are held securely in place, you can eat most of your favorite foods that you otherwise would not be able to.
- They can last up to a lifetime. Implants are a permanent solution that last for decades or up to a lifetime with proper care.
It takes some time to get used to the idea of living without your natural teeth even when you have had a lot of time to prepare. It is possible to lose teeth due to decay or trauma, but often, it happens because of age. Dr. Jeremy Jones and the professional staff at Dentistry of Fishers offer a number of solutions to help those who have lost multiple teeth. If the idea of traditional dentures does not sit well with you, then you may consider the popular option of implant supported dentures. Advantages of Implant Supported Dentures Traditional dentures do get the job done and they are quite affordable, but they also come with some drawbacks. They tend to slip even when there is a bonding paste or strip in place. They must be removed and cleaned every night. They also often need to be replaced as the gum line changes and the bone in the jaw atrophies. On the other hand, implant supported dentures offer numerous benefits: