Dentures have long been the go-to teeth-replacement option for patients who are missing all or most of their teeth. Modern dental technology and treatments have made a variety of denture types, such as implant-supported dentures, available to patients looking to replace their teeth and enjoy both the efficiency of traditional dentures paired with the natural feel of dental implants.
What Are Implant-Supported Dentures?
Implant-supported dentures (also called snap-on or overdentures) are similar to traditional dentures, but instead of hugging your gum line to stay in place, they attach to several (usually four, six, or eight) strategically placed dental implants.
How Are Implant-Supported Dentures Different From All-On-4?
The main difference between all-on-4 and implant-supported dentures is that implant-supported dentures are designed to be removable, and all-on-4 are permanently fixed in the mouth.
The Benefits of Choosing Implant-Supported Dentures
Implant-supported dentures offer a variety of benefits over traditional dentures, including: