If you are missing multiple teeth, implant-supported dentures could be the ideal solution for your smile. Our experienced dentist may recommend this implant solution to give you back a healthy, beautiful and fully functional smile.

What Are Implant-Supported Dentures?

Implant-supported dentures are modern dentures anchored to surgically placed dental implants. Unlike traditional dentures that rely on adhesives or suction, implant-supported dentures are anchored securely to dental implants surgically placed into the jawbone. These dental implants act as artificial tooth roots, creating a stable foundation for the dentures to attach to. Implant-supported dentures can be either removable or fixed, offering patients a range of options based on their needs and preferences.

The Treatment Process

There are several steps involved in your treatment process:

  • Consultation – During which our dentist will assess your oral health and suitability for implant-supported dentures.
  • Planning – During the planning phase our dentist will develop a personalized treatment plan, including determining how many implants you will need.
  • Implant Placement – This surgical procedure will place your implants into your jawbone to act as anchors and give you a stable final result.
  • Abutment Placement – The abutments – connecting pieces – will be placed atop the implant posts.
  • Denture Creation – Our dentist will work with you to design custom dentures. This will involve taking impressions to ensure the dentures fit properly.
  • Denture Attachment – Your dentures will be placed atop the abutments and posts and anchored in place.
  • Follow-Up – You will meet with our dentist regularly to ensure that your implant-supported dentures remain comfortable and continue to function properly for you.

Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures

Benefits of implant-supported dentures include:

  • Greater Stability – No movement while eating or speaking.
  • Increased Confidence – Speak, laugh and smile without worries.
  • Improved Bone Health – Prevent jawbone deterioration.
  • Long-Lasting Result – Durable and require fewer replacements.
  • A More Natural Feel – Your implants look, feel and function exactly like natural teeth.

Schedule An Appointment

For more information about implant-supported dentures in Spokane, Washington, and to schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Safina LeClair, contact Audubon Dental at 509-325-4227.