Snap On Dentures

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Have you lost several—or even all— of your teeth?

Tooth loss can be detrimental to your self confidence and bring about feelings of embarrassment and helplessness. When you’re out enjoying your favorite foods with your friends, the last thing you want to think about is your missing teeth. It’s not just about confidence–it’s about function! You need each and every tooth in your mouth to support your health and smile.

After tooth loss, you may feel like you don’t have any options. After all, aren’t dentures uncomfortable and easily noticed? Not anymore!

 

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Snap On Dentures: Better Than Traditional Dentures?

Regular dentures can irritate gums and require sticky and uncomfortable adhesives to stay in place. They can strip patients of the ability to chew effectively. Imagine not wanting to eat in public for fear of the adhesive losing its grip, causing the dentures to fall out. How unappetizing!

Yet snap-on, or implant dentures click into implants for a strong, secure fit and allow people to enjoy all of their favorite foods. At Gentle Touch Dentistry, Dr. Steven Polevoy’s extensive experience treating patients who’ve lost some or all of their teeth makes our office the best choice for dentures in Westchester! They are beautiful, natural looking alternatives for tooth replacements.

How Snap On Dentures Work

There are several types of implants and implant systems which can be used to secure dentures.
Snap on dentures allow you to remove them easily for cleaning and care, but stay stable and in place once connected.

An implant (or several implants, depending on your need) is essentially a substitute tooth root that is anchored into the jawbone, where it is given time to heal, usually a few months depending on the patient. Then the implant is modified for a locator attachment so that the dentures can connect to the implant securely. The strong anchorage provides you with a strong bite!

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Patients find that eating and speaking improves dramatically after receiving dental implants, as the full chewing surface is restored. Snap on dentures are palate-less, meaning, they do not cover your full palate like traditional dentures. Your tastebuds will not be compromised!

In addition, patients need only a minimal number of implants, typically four, to hold their full dentures securely in place.

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants preserve the bone and prevent further bone loss from occurring. No tooth = no bone. Traditional dentures do not have an implant that mimics a tooth root to hold the missing tooth’s spot in ‘place’ in the jaw. This can lead to tooth loss and teeth migration, which can also cause your face to change shape and sag or droop. Dental implants prevent bone loss and therefore fully restore your smile’s natural beauty and shape.

What Makes Gentle Touch Dentistry Different

Are you ready to dive fully back into life, without worrying about what your smile looks like? Are you ready to confidently enjoy all of your favorite foods again? If you have experienced tooth loss and are considering dentures, come visit our team in Harrison, NY or give us a call (914) 630-2833 to discuss your snap-on dental implant options.

Dr. Polevoy and his team are passionate about staying up-to-date on the newest techniques to stabilize dentures with implants. If you are on a fixed income, we offer payment plans with installments that range from a few months to a few years! Let worries go and let Gentle Touch Dentistry restore your smile’s beauty and function!

Common questions patients ask us:

What makes you different?

  • Years of experience of working with older adults,
  • Working with the best laboratories for the most predictable results
  • Newest techniques to stabilize dentures with implants.

I’ve heard about using implants to stabilize dentures. Do you do that?

Yes, we do – and it’s easier, faster, and more affordable than you think.

How much is a snap-on denture?

We have created several affordable packages for our patients, starting at $3,999.

I am on fixed income – do you do payment plans?

Yes, we do! From a few months to a few years – we can find a plan that works with your budget.

 

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