Published on June 4, 2019, Updated on June 2, 2021
There’s a list of common disadvantages of traditional dentures. The oft-mentioned disadvantage is that they could easily slip and fall out while eating or speaking. Another complaint is a condition called bone resorption. With a well-fitted implant or fixed denture, it will act and appear as if it is your own natural set. These are a better alternative to solving a variety of dental issues. It is one of the best recommendations of the dentist for a non removable solution to replacing lost ones. But getting them may need a period of adjustment. Expect to experience soreness during the first few days after getting them placed. By following the tips below, you can have a better and easier transition. Read more about the benefits of permanent dentures.
Adjusting to Eating
If you have just had them inserted, then it may take some time to get used to eating. At first, you will stick to a diet of soft foods only. However, as the area heals you will be able to get back to eating all of your favorite foods, all thanks to these durable dental implants. During the recovery stage, stick to eating soft foods and after about 6 weeks or until your dentist recommends it, you are safe to eat most foods without any discomfort.
Speaking and Socializing
Traditional dentures may need some time for you to get used to speaking. The most embarrassing moment with traditional dentures is when they slip or fall out while you are speaking. This problem is now gone! Thanks to your new implant supported dentures. They are rooted in the jawbone and are secured on abutments. Therefore, you don’t have to worry about this embarrassing slippage. Laugh all you want as they will not fall out. If you have missing or loose ones, this option can help to restore your natural speaking abilities.
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They do not need any complicated procedures to get cleaned. All that is required is a thorough cleaning by brushing at least twice a day and flossing once a day. It is recommended that you visit the dentist for dental cleanings and dental examinations for at least twice a year. Proper care and maintenance are all that is needed to last for a lifetime.
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- A systematic review of the 5-year survival and complication rates of implant-supported single crowns http://www.zora.uzh.ch/id/eprint/11795/1/Jung_Pejetursson_Clin_Oral_Impl_Res-2008_V.pdf