Dental mini implants is an amazing new technology break through available. It is a denture stabilization procedure. This is an implant procedure that is placed and attached to the lower denture in one visit. It stabilizes the lower denture by holding it into place with dental mini implants. The mini implants are more affordable than traditional implant procedures.
Mini implants best serve patients who require stabilization of lower jaw dentures. Only certain dentists may perform this procedure.
The benefits of mini implants vs. traditional implants are:
Mini implants are much smaller than other traditional implants.
The mini implant is not fully submerged during a narrow implant procedure.
If mini implant failure occurs, no grafting is necessary due to the small size of the implant (the width of a toothpick).
Mini implants cost less than traditional implants.
Mini implants do not contain screws and they are solid.
The procedure is performed as follows: a mini titanium implant is placed into the based of the denture. The implant takes the place of the former root and retains the fixtures. The procedure is performed in a dentist’s office easily within one hour.
It is amazing that a patient is on their way home with a secure lower denture so quickly, and the patient walks away with the following benefits:
Patient can eat with confidence. Patient is ability to eat foods they couldn’t eat for years because of their wobbly dentures.
Patient can speaking with confidence. No more fear of floating dentures.
Patient has no future need for denture adhesives.
Patient attains better oral health.
Patient has mproved bone retention.
One in every two denture wearers do not feel comfortable while wearing dentures. Mostly everyone who has dentures has difficulty adjusting to their lower denture when eating or speaking. The fear is that their lower denture will float around in their mouth. The cause of this discomfort is due to bone deterioration. The lips work hard to keep the denture in place but it still may not fit well.
Dental mini implants will provide stunning results.
Dentists specializing in dental mini implants us the following advanced technology: Imtec, IntraLock and Sterngold. Different patients experience different issues. Although each product is similar, they all have unique features that address unique dental and jawbone issues.
Denture stabilization is only achieved with dental mini implants.
Those who can’t tolerate conventional implants that are full size get immediate stabilization with the dental mini implants procedure. The width of a mini implant is only 1.8 mm width. This is the width of a toothpick. This is why the implant surgery takes so little time.
A special drill is used to create a place for each implant. During this procedure, the patient is given anesthesia. There are only six implants in an average denture stabilization case.
The only time a patients requires brand new dentures after the dental mini implants are completed is when there are changes in the patient’s oral health.
After the procedure, the retrofitted denture is snapped into place. The patient is then ready to proceed with their life. They can have dinner the same evening of the procedure.
Ask your dentist if he is experienced in performing dental mini implants. If so, make an appointment to determine if you are a candidate for the procedure and set up a customized plan. Keep in mind that dentures are not included in the implant procedure.