Getting dentures can seem like the solution to your dental problems, but it can start to get tiring when they start moving around your mouth when you speak and chew. Fortunately, there is a solution! Hybrid dentures are secured to sturdy dental implants, these implants act as artificial tooth roots and won’t move or shift in your mouth. If you’re interested in hybrid dentures, call Rotary Way Oral Surgery and book your appointment today!
How are hybrid dentures different from traditional dentures?
Traditional dentures are removable and usually are adhered to your gums with adhesive this can cause you problems when eating and drinking and have to take time every morning to put them on and mess with them throughout the day. You may also notice that they dentures cause you to slur your words; to top it all off jaw shape changes, so you’ll have to get refitted every few years.
Now compare that to hybrid dentures. Hybrid dentures are attached securely to dental implants. These act as artificial tooth roots with dont move around in your mouth. You don’t have to take them out ever, they are in your mouth permanently. And since your implants stimulate your jawbone, you won’t experience bone loss like traditional denture wearers.
There are many benefits of hybrid dentures including:
- Clean just like you would natural teeth
- Won’t slip
- Better speech
- Better chewing ability
- Stimulates your jaw so you won’t lose bone density
Discuss the benefits to you personally that hybrid dentures provide with Rotary Way Oral Surgery, call our office or book an appointment online today!
What’s the process for getting hybrid dentures?
There are only three steps involved in getting hybrid dentures. During your first appointment, your Rotary Way Oral Surgery provider will extract and remaining teeth that may get in the way of your dentures.
After waiting a few weeks to allow for healing, your surgeon will implant small titanium rods into your jawbone that will act as artificial tooth roots. For a full set of hybrid dentures, usually, four implants are needed. Each case is different, and your Rotary Way Oral Surgery provider will provide you with your details for your personal case.
Once implants are installed you will need to wait three to six months while they fuse with your jawbone to provide the sturdy foundation for your hybrid dentures. After they finish fusing, your dentist will then attach your new hybrid dentures, which have been created and modified to perfectly fit your mouth.
Call Rotary Way Oral Surgery today to make traditional dentures ancient history, set up a consultation or book an appointment online today!
How should I care for my hybrid dentures?
The best thing about choosing hybrid dentures is the ease of care. Treating them just like you would with your natural teeth, brushing twice a day. Just make sure you use non-abrasive toothpaste to insure the dentures look the best and last the longest. And don’t forget to brush the acrylic gum part of the dentures as well.
Comparing traditional dentures with hybrid dentures, hybrid dentures are much easier to take care of. Whereas traditional dentures need to be taken out each night and soaked in a solution, hybrid dentures are permanently in your mouth.
With proper care and regular dentist visits, hybrid dentures can last indefinitely.