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Implant Supported Dentures in Fort Worth, TX


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Implant Supported Dentures - Affordable Dental Implants


Dental implant supported dentures are a set of dentures designed to be anchored by dental implants. Unlike Zirconia bridges or All on 4, implant dentures are removable. They snap on and off of the implants so that they can be properly cleaned in solution overnight. For this reason, people sometimes call them “snap in dentures”. 


Implant dentures can be a great choice for patients who want a more affordable full mouth or full arch option than All on 4 or Zirconia. On average in Texas, implant supported dentures are approximately $8,000-16,000 less per arch respectively than these choices. They are also much more natural and comfortable than traditional dentures, requiring no adhesives to stay put while you chew. 

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Common Questions About Implant Supported Dentures


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Why Are Snap In Dentures Removable?

It’s very important for a dental implant supported denture to be removable.


Dentures are made from acrylic, which is essentially a high-density plastic compound. This material is considerably more absorbent than zirconia. Moisture and bacteria can accumulate on its surface if it’s not regularly soaked in solution, particularly underneath the flaps between the prosthetic and the gums. Therefore, in order to be properly cleaned, implant supported dentures need to be removed. 

How Long Do They Last?

Implant supported dentures can last a very long time when properly maintained. In our office in Fort Worth, TX, we’ve seen patients use the same prosthetic without major repairs for 10 years or more. The dental implants themselves usually lost even longer! If your dental implant dentures need repair, our office also offer complementary repairs for up to 1 year after your final set is delivered and lifetime discounted repair rates.


Please note that the longevity of implant supported dentures will vary depending on how well each patient maintains them. Proper hygienic care is crucial, as is avoiding bad habits that are destructive to natural teeth, such as chewing hard candy and ice.

Do They Feel Natural?

While snap in dentures won’t feel like natural teeth, they can be designed to be much more comfortable than traditional dentures. Unlike traditional dentures, implant supported dentures require no adhesives. Because they are anchored by dental implants, they have a much firmer fit and are more reliable for chewing hard foods.

Our office also designs your implant denture with 30-45% less plastic on the overhanging ridges than traditional models. This means that the soft tissue will have that much reduced contact with your prosthetic, making them more comfortable. 

What Foods Can I Eat With Implant Supported Dentures?

In our dental implant office, our in house lab designs all of our implant supported dentures with 20-30% more density than traditional models. Doing so increases the longevity and durability of your prosthetics.

We also give you a minimum of 4-8 dental implants, thus balancing the force distribution of each bite. This also increases your snap in denture’s chances of long-term success. 


Many of our patients report being able to eat the same foods that they enjoyed with their natural teeth! Frequently we hear delighted feedback about chewing corn-on-the-cob, steak, apples, and other hard foods with no trouble. Therefore, it’s possible that your prosthetic will allow you to do the same.

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Implant Supported Dentures vs All on 4


Believe it or not, the removability of implant supported dentures gives them distinct advantages over All on 4. While the All on 4 procedure can vary from office to office, the vast majority of prosthetics used for this procedure are made from the exact same material as implant supported dentures: acrylic. However, this makes the prosthetic significantly more difficult (if not impossible) to properly clean. 


In addition, All on 4 can be more likely to compromise the integrity of the prosthetic. Acrylic is not as strong as natural teeth or zirconia and is therefore more likely to chip or break. Screwing acrylic onto dental implants makes the prosthetic more prone to cracking or breaking than giving it absorbable o-ball sockets so that it can snap on and off implants.


Lastly, at least at The Dental Implant Place, you can get up to twice as many dental implants with snap in dentures vs All on 4. With the former, we will give you at least 4-8 implants, sometimes more. This will offer more stability to your prosthetic so that the weight distribution is more even when you chew. Even weight distribution balances the force with each bite, making the prosthetic much less likely to break or crack!

Implant Supported Dentures vs Zirconia


The advantage of dental implant dentures over zirconia bridges is that they cost significantly less per arch. However, the tradeoff is that the material (acrylic) is weaker than zirconia. It also feels less natural. In our office, zirconia is permanently cemented on top of a larger number of implants with no overhanging material brushing up against your soft tissue. Zirconia is also cleaned by brushing them the same way you would natural teeth.

Upgrade to Zirconia for a Massive Discount


Any patients who receive implant supported dentures with our office in Fort Worth, TX can upgrade to zirconia at any point in the future for a discount equal to the original cost of implants we already placed for them! This can save you up to over $10,000 per arch! So if you need to replace all of your teeth today at a reduced rate and upgrade to a more natural set later, you absolutely can!

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Patient Reviews For Implant Supported Dentures


Learn More With a Consultation


Are you interested in getting implant dentures or learning more about your options? Schedule a consultation with our office to get your cost, diagnosis, and next steps from a team with over 80 years of combined experience in implant dentistry. 

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The Dental Implant Place is an advanced dental office in Fort Worth, TX that focuses exclusively on dental implants. Every step is handled by a team with a combined 80 years in implant dentistry.

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Charles Bridger
Charles Bridger
15:49 26 Jul 22
I started with Dr. Brown 8 years ago. When he put the implants in, i felt 40 years younger. The staff feels like family. It's been a very Happy Life, full of confidence! Dr Steve Brown made my life better and I will always be very thankful of what a wonderful person he made me! Dr Brown transformed my Life. It made me feel so Wonderful! Thanks for Everything Dr Brown.
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Sit N Pet
15:56 11 Jul 22
18 years ago, I first met Dr. Brown. My teeth were in bad condition and Dr. Brown made my upper teeth. I thought that was wonderful. 17, years later, I came to get my bottom teeth. Now my life is changed. My appearance is better. My eating is better. I can’t say enough good things about Jackie and the rest of the staff. So thank you Dr. Brown for changing my life.Highly, HIGHLY, recommend.
Mandi York - Johnston
Mandi York - Johnston
00:37 12 May 22
Dr. Brown Dr. O and their team changed my life.!!! I couldn’t ask for better care with every visit. They treat you like family and make sure you understand everything every step of the way. I have a beautiful new smile, I have my confidence back and the best thing….super silly….I can eat apples again!!!! I would highly recommend this awesome team!!!! You do the best work!!! Thank you again!!!
mike madden
mike madden
02:00 10 Nov 21
These guys are great I had another dentist tell me because of bone loss I had to pull a front tooth wait a year before they could give me a implant. Dr. Brown said he has done more with less so I had him do the implant and no problems that was three years ago. I have had another implant since then with same results so if you are needing a implant this is the place to go. One more thing he has the best pricing I could find.
Kirk
Kirk
18:32 28 Oct 19
I checked out several options for dental implant surgery and went with Dr. Brown. He explained everything thoroughly to me and showed me the facility and his method seems to be the best for me. Had oral surgery with several teeth removed and several posts implanted inserted. The next day I didn't even need an aspirin. It was unbelievable the amount of work they did in one day with no pain the next. The staff is great, they treat you like family. I'm now most of the way through the process and thoroughly impressed with Dr. Brown and his staff. All have gone above and beyond.I wanted to update my review since I just received my permanent implants... WOW! you wouldn't know they were implants if I didn't tell you. They look and feel Great ! Couldn't have made a better choice. Excellent work. I Highly Recommend Them A+++Thank you to Dr Brown and All the Staff at The Dental Implant PlaceKMI have had the full upper implants for about 2 years now and its still the best decision I have made in years. No issues! Look Great !!
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