From the monthly archives: July 2019
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Adhesion, it’s one of the biggest issues causing some seniors to be hesitant to adopt conventional dentures. Dental implants have been delivering on their promise of firmly keeping in place dental prosthetic such as dentures, crowns and bridges. But even if they are great at keeping dentures in place, will people still know that you have dental implants and dentures? Unless you tell them, they’ll likely have a hard time determining that you have dental implants. Let’s look at why.
How Dental Implants Work
The primary reason dental implants and implant-supported dentures are so hard to discern from real teeth is the way they adhere to the inside of the mouth.
Dental implants are typically embedded in the jawbone, the same way natural teeth take root. Your dentist will drill and insert titanium posts into your jawbone and after a few months of healing, the implants and bone will fuse together to offer a reliable foundation for your dentures, bridge or crowns.
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