Implant Support Dentures

Full dentures or false teeth can help replace a full missing teeth arch, however having a good well-fitting full dentures may be difficult to adjust to or even make. Ill-fitting dentuers can cause issues including:

  • irritated gum and mouth : if dentures do not fit well, this can cause sore spots and painful inflammation; mouth infections and yeast can settle on dentures
  • moving dentures: as gum and bones are no longer exercised or simulated by teeth, jaw bone can start to shrink causing your dentures to loosen
  • lack of retention : adhesive creams normally only provide temporary relief
  • poor chewing function : wearing full dentures may not enable you to bite properly and eat what you like
  • lack of confidence smiling and speaking : as dentures may slip and slide affect speech and you simply giving a smile

Dental implant posts on Implant supported dentures treatment provides the full overdentures with retention and anchorage. The implant posts holds down the full dentures provide a better fit and securing dentures in place.

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The number of implants recommended by your implant dentists will vary if it is upper or lower jaw and your bone condition.

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Implant supported Overdentures Procedure

Step 1 : Treatment Plan

If you have existing full dentures, please do kindly wear them or bring them along during your consultation visit with your implant prosthodontist. Your dentist discuss with you on your concerns and possible treatment options.

In order to check bone condition and do a detailed dianoses, a panoramic x-ray and a 3D CT scan is taken. An implant surgical template may done. Please do highlight any quesitons and concerns to your implantologist on your treatment plan.

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Step 2 : Preliminary Checks & Treatments

If you have an existing full dentures, this may possibly be adjusted and re-lined for wear post implant surgery. If you have existing teeth requiring removal and need a full denture for wear post implant post surgery, preliminary dental treatments such as impression taking to make the temporary dentures may be first done.

The 1st stage implant surgery for implant dentures is normally done under local anaesthesia. Having done under local anaesthesia allows quick recovery and is an outpatient procedure. You can return home immediate after your implant posts placement.

If you would like to consider other sedation in-patient sedation procedure, please consult with your implanologist on various available options

Step 3 : 1st stage Dental Implant Placement

After your treatment plan is confirmed and preliminary are ready. Your oral surgeon places the dental implant posts. Under local anaesthesia, the 1st stage implant placement surgery typically takes about 1 to 3 hours depending on number of implants opted.

Many of BIDH implantologists American board certified  prosthodontist and over 10 years of experience in their field of speciality.

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Step 4 : 2nd Stage Overdentures

The implants are left to heal for around 3 to 6 months or more. During the 2nd stage implant treatment, a panormaic x-ray is taken to check bone osseointegration with implants.

Your overdentures are then made in the dental laboratory. Over the implant posts, a bar, ball or locator abutment is fitted. Your implant prosthodontists then snaps in and adjusts your overdentures over the implant abutments. The implants acts are achorages and retention securing your overdentures in place.

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Full mouth dental implants options

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All-on-4

2 implants + 2 titled posterior implants + fixed hybrid dentures

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Full Bridges

6 to 10 implants + individual fixed bridges over implants posts

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Implant Dentures

2 to 4 implants + bar/ bar/ locator + snapped on to full dentures

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zygoma implants

2 implants + 2 long zygoma implants + + fxied hybrid dentures

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