If you have dentures, particularly lower dentures that feel as though they are moving around and feel loose when you are chewing, speaking and smiling that affects your confidence them then denture stabilisation may be able to help. You may have tried denture fixatives to help hold things in place and although they help on the upper jaw, they don’t do much to help a lower denture that is loose. It may just be that you do not like the feeling that comes with using denture fixatives or adhesives. If any of this sounds familiar than Denture Implant Stabilisation may be what you are looking for.
The Lower Cost Dental Implant Solution
The most commonly suggested implant solution is “all on 4” this is a fixed bridge supported by 4 or more implants. While undoubtedly the most effective implant solution, the costs associated with that treatment are significantly higher. Denture stabilisation uses a small number of implants ( usually 2 ) to stabilise your denture making it firm and comfortable in use. This can help to restore your confidence eating, speaking and smiling more affordably that using other implant options such as supported bridgework.
How Denture Stabilisation With Implants Works
This image shows a typical denture stabilisation on the lower jaw. If treatment with 4 or more implants is out with your budget, 2 implants can be used with attachments that work in a similar way to press stud fasteners on clothes. These lock in to a second part that is fitted to the inside of the denture and can be adjusted for more or less retention. Stabilisation of a problem denture with implants is best suited to full upper or lower dentures although modern techniques also allow us to look at improving partial dentures too. See our video below of one patients journey using this treatment