Many times denture users worry about their dentures becoming loose or slipping while eating. Other times, they can irritate the mouth and cause discomfort.
Dental implants can be used to stabilize and anchor dentures. The implant itself gets placed into the jawbone directly and will eventually integrate into the bone tissue. Dentures, crowns and bridges can be attached once properly healed.
Using a dental implant to support dentures eliminates the risk of dentures coming loose while eating, strengthens the patient’s ability to bite and chew and lessens irritation from improperly fitted dentures. Another benefit is that the implants reduce further bone loss in the jaw.