Fixed hybrid dentures can help restore your missing teeth and start you on a journey to a lifetime of with a healthy smile. Depending on your preference, fixed hybrid dentures can snap into place or permanently attached to implants holding them in place. If you have been struggling with traditional dentures, or looking for the right option to restore your smile. Dr. Carley can help you learn in fixed hybrid dentures are the right fit for your lifestyle and needs.
Process Of Fixed Hybrid Dentures
The process of fixed hybrid dentures is straightforward and starts with a thorough examination by Dr. Carley during which he will make sure you are a good candidate for fixed hybrid dentures.
- Depending on the condition of your smile, supplemental procedures like treatment for gum disease may be needed before you can undergo implant surgery for your fixed hybrid dentures. During your visit with Dr. Carley, we’ll determine whether we need to add these preliminary procedures to your overall treatment plan.Once you are at your healthiest, your dental implants will be strategically placed. After surgery, we’ll cover the treated area with a temporary restoration so that you’re never without a functional smile.
- You are sent home to heal. Fully healing can take a couple of months and allows your jawbone to fuse to the implants. This process called osseointegration allows your implant to become strong enough to anchor your new teeth.
- Now you are ready for your dentures to be placed. Depending on your preference and what Dr. Carley determines is best your dentures will either be clicked into place are permanently fixed to your implants.
Benefits Of Fixed Hybrid Dentures
Restoring your smile can mean the return of self-confidence, improved function and decreased health risks from missing teeth. Fixed hybrid dentures are held in place by implants, giving them some of the many advantages dental implants have over traditional dentures. Some of the benefits of fixed implant dentures include:
- They look and function just like natural teeth: Fixed hybrid dentures allow you to eat, drink and talk to normal without worrying about your teeth.
- They can restore all the teeth in an arch: Fixed hybrid dentures make it easy to achieve the best smile by replacing all the missing teeth in an arch.
- They can improve your oral health: By restoring your missing teeth, fixed hybrid dentures can help prevent gum disease and jaw shrinking.
- They are anchored in place by implants: Fixed hybrid dentures are held in place by a series of implants so you don’t have to worry about them slipping or moving.
Contact Us Today For A Consultation
With so many dental implant options, it can be overwhelming finding the right solutions for your smile. If you’re tired of the hassle that accompanies dentures or a looking for a more permanent tooth replacement solution, it’s time to make an appointment with our Santa Barbara implant dentist. Dr. Carley and his team at Mountain and Sea Dental and Associates can make sure you are making the right choice for you and your health. Contact us for a no-obligation consultation today!