When a patient is missing all of their upper or lower teeth, they have several options available to them to replace those teeth. Some people prefer the conventional dentures that sit on the gums. While others prefer dental implants or overdentures. Overdentures are great for those who want comfort and an increased level of function. These dentures are removable and are attached to the natural teeth or dental implants.
Overdentures are a great way to replace teeth. This method will combine dental implants with dentures to help the patient feel like they have a full set of teeth in a natural way. Getting overdentures is also highly affordable compared to other options out there. A patient with overdentures will be able to bite into almost anything they want to.
Over time, when people do not stimulate the jawbone they can lose muscle loss and cause negative health effects along with aesthetic effects as well. Regular dentures do not allow for stimulation of the jawbone and this is what leads to the appearance of a sunken in face when a person wears dentures. Overdentures require anywhere from 4 to 6 dental implants that are put inside the jawbone. These support the attached denture and help provide the stimulation that the jaw needs.
There are several benefits to getting overdentures and they are:
Overdentures are a great way to help those that wish to have normal functionalities of their teeth again at affordable prices. Patients should consider overdentures when they are looking to replace their teeth.
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Castlebury Dental is conveniently located on the corner of Chinden Boulevard and Meridian Road in Eagle, ID. With the expertise of Dr. Jacob M. Brown, Dr. Andrea Brown, and Dr. Ashley Sara, we take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health as your preferred Eagle and Meridian Dentist. Our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care.
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