An implant denture is a removable dental appliance that replaces missing teeth with artificial teeth. Implant dentures in Frisco, TX, are secured to the mouth using dental implants. These implants are titanium posts that are surgically inserted into the jawbone. They act as tooth root substitutes, providing a firm foundation for artificial teeth.
Our dentists use advanced 3D imaging technology to ensure the meticulous placement of dental implants in the jaw. After a period of healing, patients return to our office for the placement of the custom denture. The process usually takes four to six months to complete. However, most patients experience minimal disruption in their daily life during this timeframe.
While these prosthetics come in many different forms, their primary purpose is to replace a full arch of missing teeth. This is why they are most often recommended for people who have lost all of their teeth or for patients who are missing most or all of their teeth in one or both of their dental arches.
Most patients require two or more appointments to complete their dental implants, but the actual procedure can be completed in one day. Once the patient is comfortable, the dentist will administer local anesthesia to numb the surgical site. Then the implants will be placed in the jawbone. The gums will be sutured closed around each implant post. The patient will be able to go home the same day with their temporary dentures until the implants have healed and fused with the jawbone. This process can take a few months. During this time, the patient should wear the temporary dentures as much as possible while eating a soft or liquid diet. When the permanent dentures are ready, the dentist will check for fit and make any adjustments needed to ensure optimal comfort and function.
Dental implants are permanently inserted into the jawbone to replace missing teeth. They are the most natural option for replacing teeth. Conventional dentures rest on the gums, whereas implant-supported dentures are attached to dental implants, which are surgically placed into the jaw. This means that implant-supported dentures will not shift around or fall out while eating or speaking, which makes chewing and eating easier and more enjoyable for the patient. Since conventional dentures rest on the gums, they rely on suction and adhesive to stay in the mouth rather than being securely attached to the bone like dental implants.
For the best dental care tailored to your unique needs, visit Lone Star Dental Care at 11500 State Highway 121, Suite 210, Frisco, TX 75035, or call (972) 779-6207. We look forward to helping you achieve a beautiful and healthy smile!
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