Johansen Dental offers implants and implant-supported dentures to change how people live their lives. Whether you have one gap or an entire mouth to fill, Dr. Johansen's implants make it possible for you to chew, speak, and smile once more. Implants and implant-supported dentures both require more than one procedure for completion. You and Dr. Johansen will discuss the best plan of action during your appointment!
For patients missing a majority of their teeth, implant-supported dentures are commonly used. Implant-supported dentures are dentures that are secured in place using implants in the jaw. They are often used when a patient no longer has teeth remaining in their mouth but enough bone in their jaw to support implants. Implant-supported dentures snap into place on top of implants but can be removed for cleaning.
Implant-supported dentures provide many benefits and are a great improvement from traditional removable dentures. They do not require any adhesives or powders to help the dentures stick and are very secure and comfortable, significantly improving the ability to chew. Because they preserve bone in the jaw and restore lip support, implant-supported dentures also help maintain facial structures and minimize wrinkles.