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Implant Dentures — Westchase, FL

The Best Way to Replace a Full Arch of Teeth

According to one estimate, 23 million people in the U.S. have lost of all of their teeth, while millions more have lost all of their teeth throughout one of their dental arches. Many of them choose to get traditional dentures. But is there a better solution? For most patients, yes. We invite you to contact Happy Smiles to learn about implant dentures in Westchase. This tooth replacement solution is strong, sturdy, natural-looking, and long-lasting.

Why Choose Happy Smiles for Dental Implants?

What Are Implant Dentures?

Illustration of implant denture in Westchase being attached to six dental implants

Dental implants in Westchase are prosthetic tooth roots made out of a titanium alloy. We carefully insert them into the jawbone, and after they bond with the surrounding tissue, they are able to provide an incredibly strong base of support for artificial teeth.

There are a couple different types of dentures that can be attached to dental implants. When you visit us for your consultation, we will let you know whether we recommend a fixed or removable prosthetic.

Fixed/Permanent Implant Dentures

Fixed implant dentures can only be removed with the help of a dental professional. Therefore, they can be treated similarly to natural teeth during day-to-day life. They typically require 4 – 6 dental implants per arch, making them an excellent option for patients who have a fairly strong and dense jawbone.

Removable Implant Dentures

Sometimes called overdentures, removable implant dentures should be taken out of the mouth for daily cleaning. They require fewer implants than their permanent counterparts, so they are often recommended for individuals who have lost some bone density in their jaw.

The Implant Denture Procedure

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The implant denture procedure typically involves four steps:

Am I a Candidate for Implant Dentures?

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Candidates for dental implants usually:

If you aren’t sure whether implant dentures are right for you, come in for a consultation. Most adults do qualify!

Benefits of Combining Dentures & Dental Implants

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Some of the top benefits of implant dentures include:

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