Will Implant-Supported Dentures Work for You?

dca-blog_are-implant-supported-dentures-a-good-option

If you are like most adults, you may have lost teeth to gum disease, injury, or other causes. Losing several teeth can make smiling with confidence a real challenge, but implant-supported dentures may be the perfect way to reconstruct your self-esteem. Unlike traditional dentures that sit on top of your gums, an implant-supported denture is fastened to implants surgically placed inside your jawbone. You won’t need messy creams, and you’ll never have to worry about your dentures falling out of your mouth or making strange sounds.

How Implant-Supported Dentures Work
If you don’t have any teeth in your jaw, but you do have adequate jawbone to support multiple implants, an implant-supported denture may be the ideal option. Special attachments fasten or snap onto the implant base for a secure fit. These affordable quality dentures are usually created for the lower jaw since regular upper dentures rarely need extra support, but they can be crafted for both upper and lower jaws.

Ball-Retained and Bar-Retained Dentures
Two types of implant-supported dentures are available. Both designs include a pink or gum-colored base made from acrylic; the base holds natural-looking artificial teeth custom-made to fit your mouth. Bar-retained dentures rely on a thin metal bar attached to implants placed in the jawbone. Either the bar or denture is fitted with fastening devices. When placed over the bar, the denture is secured by the clips or fasteners. Ball-retained dentures, also called stud-attachment dentures, are held in place by ball-shaped metal parts that attach directly to implants in the jaw. When the balls are aligned with corresponding sockets on the denture, they connect to keep it secure. Both denture types are effective and aesthetically pleasing. If you are seeking implant-supported dentures, your dentist in Atlanta can determine which type is best for you.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Atlanta, call Dental One Associates of Georgia today at (855) 979-3350 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Atlanta. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Georgia, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Georgia.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I started off going to the Fayetteville location and had to change locations only because it was too far from where I work and lived, but now I’m at the Marietta location and I have been […]
Cambra S.
Miriam did a great job cleaning my teeth. Was efficient yet gentle. Met Dr Hardwick who was professional yet personal.
Miriam S.
The people that work there are really, really nice and you will receive great dental work. They are very gentle and they make you feel comfortable. I would definitely recommend their office.
Stephanie B.
I have been a patient of this Dental practice for about 20 years. I have never had a bad experience with the staff, technicians, the Doctors, or the facility. I have always been treated with respect, […]
Diania W.
Staff was friendly and knowledgeable about products and services.
Phouvieng P.
Great staff and service. They treat you like family.
Nicholas M.
Great folks at this practice! They are very caring and attentive. I’ve gone there for almost 40 years!
Lori M.
You make the entire process easy, quick, friendly and affordable.
Laurie S.
The service & care for teeth has been great. The dentists that I’ve had the opportunity to talk to have been helpful
Audrey F.
Hello!!! This Place is amazing!!! The dentist is very professional along with his staff of lovely ladies!!! Thank you so much!
Beauty B.
Dr. Thornton and her staff have an impeccable bedside manor. They are very thorough in the explanation of all things medical and billing related. A patient leaves this office feeling very assured […]
Melissa M.
Friendliness, and timeliness in service, clean office.
Sernilla R.
Service at a level that is second to none! Awesome staff very friendly and attentive by far the best dental experience I have ever had!
Billy M.
Very professional and caring staff. You have always let me know what to expect and the reasons. My concerns were always discussed so that I understood the what and why of everything being done.
Marian M.
From arrival until departure, all staff treat you like you are part of their family. They show sincere concern for your needs and proper treatment.
Judith D.
The dental hygienists and dentist are much kinder, better customer service than great expressions – the place I used to go to.
Angelica D.
The service was that of a five star hotel, service with the spirit of excellence was demonstrated.
Jonathan S.
The office was extremely clean and organized. The assistants were knowledgeable and polite and explained to me every procedure I was scheduled for. The dentist was nice and also very professional and […]
Ralpheale A.
Dental 1 dentistry is by far the best dentist that I have been to bar none. I have visited various dentist and have felt like they cared more about their bottom line than my overall dental health. […]
Keith B.
I had lost my step-dad and flushed my partial in the same morning. I arrived at the office to see if I could get another made. I was told they could fit me in at 1:00pm …. that is when the […]
John W.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
    Get in touch:
    • Phone: (855) 979-3350