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Implants vs Dentures



If you are considering dental implants for restoring your lost teeth, our dentists at Cherry Hill Dental Smiles can discuss your treatment plans. There are many benefits to choosing dental implants. While dentures have been the chosen tooth restoration of the past, dental implants provide many benefits that dentures simply cannot.

Dental Implants Can Function As Your Teeth


Dental implants are a permanent tooth restoration option that will fuse with your bone and be able to function like your own teeth. This means that you will be able to confidently eat your favorite foods; you will be able to eat with ease and without pain.

Dental implants can be extremely durable and long lasting. If you provide your dental implants with good care your implants will last the rest of your lifetime. Dentures, on the other hand, are not permanent. Dentures can shift in your mouth and do not provide the bite force and strength that dental implants do, restricting the foods you are able to eat and bite into.

By choosing dental implants, you choose the most convenient option for replacing your teeth because they do not need to be kept in place with adhesive or need to be removed to be cleaned, like dentures. Compared to dentures that can slip or become loose and cause you difficulty when speaking, dental implants ensure improved speech. Dental implants will quickly improve your appearance by improving your smile as well as your confidence.

Your Treatment Will Be Performed By A Surgeon


There will be three phases to go through and multiple appointments when receiving dental implants. First, our dentist will surgically place the implant into your jawbone. Next you will follow a given cleaning routine during the healing process. While you are healing you may eat a diet of soft foods, cold foods, and soup.

This next step in the process is called osseointegration, meaning “to combine with the bone.” You may need several months for the implant to fully integrate with your jawbone before replacement teeth can be attached but some patients may have the implant and replacement teeth situated all in one visit.

The placement of artificial teeth is the final phase of getting your dental implants. If you have a single tooth implant your dentist will use a crown, if more teeth are being replaced your dentist will use a bridge.

Bone Strength


What makes a dental implant so strong is how the bone will grow around it and hold the implant in place. Dentures, on the other hand, do not provide any jawbone support. Therefore, without permanent teeth in your jawbone, the bones in your jaw will begin to shrink and deteriorate. Over time this will also cause the denture not to fit as snugly as before and you will need to get your denture adjusted or replaced.

Have Your Dental Implant Treatment Taken Care Of Today


If you are looking to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, the newest technology in replacing missing teeth, consult with our dental professionals by calling 856-667-3737. We are always available to support our patients.
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