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Implant supported overdentures

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Implant supported overdenturesImplant supported overdentures are a type of removable denture that connects to several dental implants. The dental implants are fitted with a special device that allows removable dentures to be secured.  Compared to traditional dentures, Implant supported overdentures can provide more stability, increased comfort, better function, and more confidence.

The Processes of Implant Supported Overdentures.

Implant supported overdentures require some eligibility factors. The most important is that the patient is in good health and the presence of active periodontal disease is not found.

It is good to visit our periodontist to see if you are a good candidate for Implant supported overdentures. During your initial consultation, we will help you determine the most suitable type of implant-retained overdenture as there a few options.

  • Implant-retained, gum-supported overdenture
  • Bar-retained, implant supported overdentures
  • Fixed implant supported overdentures

Next, you will next to schedule a surgery to place the dental implants into your mouth and jaw. You will need time to heal, so a set of temporary teeth are provided on the day of surgery. The temporary teeth will you live a normal life until you are completely healed. After healing, typically six months, our periodontist will place your new dentures at a follow-up appointment.

To learn more about Implant supported overdentures meet with Dr. Lee in Fort Collins and discuss your candidacy and options.