Tooth Replacement For The 21st Century

Highlands Ranch tooth implant supported dentures

Not everything was better back in the “good old days.” Take dentures, for instance. Dentures have been around for generations and have certainly improved the lives of thousands of Lone Tree people who have lost many or all of their teeth.

However, Grandpa’s traditional false teeth are not the prime tooth replacement. Traditional dentures can impede many critical oral functions: chewing, tasting, swallowing, talking, and smiling.

You may know denture wearers who have stopped attending social activities because they are embarrassed by dentures that are far from inconspicuous. Some have even stopped eating their favorite foods because their dentures diminish their capacity to taste and/or chew.

I have incredible news for Lone Tree residents with missing teeth: Dentures have evolved!

Implant-anchored or implant-supported dentures are far superior than conventional dentures for many patients. So much better, in fact, that there really should be another term for this revolutionary tooth replacement system – a term that doesn’t include the word “denture.” (If you can think of a good name, let us know.)

There are two types of implant anchored dentures; removable and permanent. No adhesive is required for either system. With the permanent type, screw retentions are anchored in the jaw to serve as attachment points for the denture. Permanent implant-supported dentures are very stable. Moreover, they are usually less pricey than replacing each missing tooth with an implant. (The cost varies depending on the number of implants necessary and other factors.)

Screw retentions require enough bone thickness to allow the implant to securely mesh with the existing bone. Unfortunately, some patients who have been missing teeth for a long period of time have experienced bone recession. For patients who lack the required amount of bone, mini-implants may be an alternative.

Removable implant anchored dentures have a locator attachment which allows the wearer to snap the appliance in place. Some patients prefer this type because they can remove them at night for cleaning. Countless Lone Tree patients who have traded in their traditional dentures report that their implant anchored dentures have greatly improved their life.

The wonderful benefits of implant-supported dentures include:

Increased comfort
Natural appearance
Normal tooth function
Improved durability
Better bone retention
Denture relines not
required
Minimal gum irritation
No denture adhesive needed

For more details about dental implants, call 720-306-8057 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Almeida. Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center is located at 8683 E Lincoln Ave, Ste 200 in Lone Tree. We have been providing quality care and personal attention since 1977.

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Contact Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center:

720-306-8057

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

8683 E Lincoln Ave, Ste 200
Lone Tree, Colorado
80124

 

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Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center
Cosmetic dentistry can make you smile again. Denver cosmetic dentists Dr. Paul Bell and Adam Almeida offer expert cosmetic dentistry procedures in their office in Lone Tree, CO. They are among the elite cosmetic dentists in the United States. Contact our Lone Tree office today. Almeida and Bell Aesthetic Dental Center offers expert cosmetic dentistry, sedation dentistry and general dentistry to patients throughout the Denver CO area including Lone Tree, Highlands Ranch, Castle Pines, Centennial, Parker and Englewood, Colorado.
8683 E Lincoln Ave Ste 200
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Call: 303-858-9000720-306-8057
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