Snap-On Dentures

Snap-On Dentures

If you are missing teeth or would like a smile makeover without the invasiveness of veneers and implants, snap-on dentures might be right for you. Unlike other procedures, snap-on dentures are a more permanent solution that can help you eat, talk, and smile confidently again.

What are Snap-On Dentures?

A times, conventional dentures are not stable and are uncomfortable in the mouth. Snap-On Dentures clip are a type of denture that clip onto dental implants. Dental implants are placed within your jawbone on top of which locator abutments are placed which hold Snap-On Dentures in place. Typically, two to four implants are used in each jaw, although depending on the need and your budget, you may have as many as 10 inserted. Usually, 4 dental implants in the lower jaw and 6 implants in the upper jaw are recommended. With the advancement in the implant technologies, Snap-On dentures clip onto dental implants and are more stable and comfortable therefore they are more preferred over conventional dentures.

Why Snap On Dentures?

Snap-On Dentures are a good way to prevent your denture from slipping or falling out. Patients also find that their denture simply does not sit right and is uncomfortable throughout the day and they may not able to chew their food properly. In either case, a Snap-On Denture can be made to clip onto implants that are strategically placed around an entire arch within the mouth.

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What Happens During the Snap-On Denture Procedure?

The procedure begins with the placement of dental implants in the jaw bone. After which a custom template is made for the snap-on denture to sit ontop of the dental implants. Often times the snap-on denture can be placed the same day as the insertion of the implants. However, the procedure of getting snap-on dentures is longer than conventional denture procedure.

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