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Upper Jaw Implants

Some people just aren’t able to comfortably wear an upper denture. It doesn’t stay in place, it gags them when they talk or chew, or it hurts constantly. The transition from their own teeth to an upper denture just never worked out. If you’re one of these people and you’d love to get rid of your upper denture then implants may be the answer.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are small titanium cylinders that are surgically inserted into the bone of the jaw to replace the roots of missing teeth. Bone in the upper jaw is continually lost once teeth have been removed. Implants help to stabilize the bone.

Small titanium cylinders Multiple implants in place Dentures clip to a bar

There are several ways to use implants in the upper jaw to replace a denture. One way is with a modified denture that’s open ton the palate. The denture clips to a bar that connects the implants. You can take it in and out by yourself at home. Another option is a bridge that may be cemented in place or secured by screws.

Replacing your missing teeth with dental implants and restorations can make a world of difference. You can eat, talk, laugh, and smile with confidence again.

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