See the difference of dentures retained by implants
Thanksgiving just ended and a lot of loved ones enjoyed spending time with each other. In addition, a lot of people had a great time indulging in tasty, culinary delights of the season, but what you may not realize is that some of the elderly crowd may not have had as much fun trying to eat for fear of their dentures falling out. If you have ever had to cut up the meat for your elderly mom or dad, then you know the struggle they deal with on a regular basis.
Have they tried many types of denture adhesives, but they just don’t do the trick? The real issue is that over time, shrinkage in the bone structure in the mouth causes standard dentures to gradually become loose and the glue doesn’t always offer relief. Grandchildren might be stuck with a mental image of grandma pushing her “teeth” out while attempting to remove stuck-on food. It’s an uncomfortable, embarrassing situation for grandma who has to take her teeth out and for guests who have to witness the experience.
There is a better solution; Dentures retained by implants!
Unlike regular dentures that slip out involuntarily, dentures retained by implants give the wearer the ability to choose removal or not! They don’t have to be placed in a glass on the night stand to get clean as they are easily removed for just for cleaning. Easy removal doesn’t mean that they aren’t strongly bonded, however; because the dentures are supported by implants placed in the jaw. The dentures sort of “snap” into place using the anchors for support and they stay put. A person wearing dentures retained by implants can actually talk and eat without their teeth moving!
Would your parents like to avoid repeating the embarrassing teeth-removing process at Christmas dinner? With Christmas right around the corner, a great gift to give your elderly loved ones would be the gift of new teeth and with that you’ll be giving them a reason to smile and so much more.
Call us @ 405-340-0411 if you’d like to know more or to schedule an appointment with the dentist.