From Bridges to Dentures & Prosthetics
In sections of the mouth where there is more than one tooth missing, we can install one or more dental implant fixtures and place a bridge over them. This will prevent the necessity of making a conventional bridge, which requires drilling adjacent natural teeth and the wearing of partial, removable dentures.
Implant Partial Denture
This prosthesis is a wonderful removable prosthetic option to replace ill-fitting removable partial dentures and stabilize them with the addition of one or more dental implants. This will prevent the rocking of the new partial denture and will improve chewing function.
Implant Supported Full Denture
With as little as 4 implants on the top and 2 -4 implants on the bottom jaw, the discomfort and instability of ill-fitting dentures can be put to an end. In some cases, the entire implant procedure and fitting of new dentures can be performed in a single session. This largely depends on the patient’s jaw anatomy and bite.
Implant Supported Fixed Prosthesis
The ideal installation of 6 -10 implants in each arch will allow us to turn uncomfortable, ill-fitting full dentures into flawless fixed bridges that mimic natural teeth. Since this would be a fixed prosthesis, the patient doesn’t have to worry about anything becoming loose or falling out when eating or exercising. As with any other fixed bridge, the patient must maintain good oral hygiene involving routine brushing and flossing. Also, it is recommended that the patient keep up with routine periodontal maintenance appointments in 2-3 month intervals. This is to help ensure the longevity and periodontal health of these dental implants.