Common Denture Problems
Do you hate your dentures? Do you avoid social situations? Do you have trouble eating the things you really enjoy? Do you have stomach problems? Do you think about throwing them in the trash on a daily basis? You’re not alone. Millions of denture wearers are fed up with ill-fitting dentures that don’t perform the simple task of speaking and eating. Dr. Gershberg offers a solution. He knows comfort, function, and appearance are important. He knows you deserve an attractive smile and a dentist who will listen to your needs. He’s here to help.
Stabilizing Dentures With Dental Implants
Slipping, clicking, disappointing dentures can be stabilized with dental implants. Tiny titanium rods, dental implants, are anchored in the jawbone, just like natural teeth. In many cases, your existing denture, if you like the way they look, will attach to the implants, so you can say goodbye to adhesives and embarrassing slip-ups. Implant-supported dentures will curb bone loss, provide permanent stability, and renew your self-confidence. Chew, speak, and smile with ease! Learn more about the benefits of dental implants.
The Denture Stabilization Procedure: Using Dental Implants
Choosing dental implants as your denture stabilization solution will have life-long effects, improving your appearance, quality-of-life, and over-all health for many years to come. The procedure includes three steps:
1. First, the implant is attached to a jawbone through a biologic process called “osseointegration.” The bone heals over the implant, usually over the course of several months.
2. Next, an implant abutment is secured to the implant. The abutment’s base rests below the gum-line, and its top protrudes above. A short time, usually about two weeks, is allowed to pass so the gum can heal properly.
3. The denture set is then attached to the abutment’s top.
Cosmetic dentistry can help you smile bigger and chew better!
Visit our online contact form, or call our office directly at 610-527-6700 to make an appointment. We offer numerous services in cosmetic and general dentistry. Our practice serves the Philadelphia area and Main Line, including:
- Bryn Mawr
Our techniques are guided by esthetics and style.