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Dental Implants vs. Dentures
Russellville, AL

A person holding their dentures at Singing River Dentistry in Russellville, AL

Tooth loss can lead to diminished confidence when you go outside and meet people.

However, dentistry today has advanced far enough to provide patients with convincing replacements. Dental implants and dentures are both successful methods of dealing with missing teeth.

Our experts at Singing River Dentistry in Russellville, AL can assist you in choosing what's right for you.

What are Dental Implants?



Dental implants are replacement teeth. Implants are embedded directly into the jawbone during minor oral surgery, so, before placing implants, our dentists need to ensure your jawbone is healthy.

After a recovery period of around six months, our dentists will attach the artificial tooth or teeth to the post.


What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants?



Implants are a very reliable and long-lasting choice to combat tooth loss.

Implants work like natural teeth, and they look and feel like you never lost them.

Cleaning them is as simple as brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily.

After receiving your new teeth, you can chew and speak just like before. It might take a while to get used to having a complete set of teeth again. But after that, you will find yourself eating hard and sticky foods like before.

With proper care and cleanings, implants can last a lifetime. This requires a lot of regular maintenance, but it does not take up a lot of your time.

Other benefits of implants include preventing bone loss, keeping your jawbone's original structure, and no need for extra cleaning solutions or adhesives.

Bone loss happens to everyone, but implants prompt the body to produce more bone matter.


What are Dentures?



Dentures are complete sets of artificial teeth. They do resemble natural teeth, and well-made partial sets can blend in with your teeth very well. They are colored like your gums and resemble your original teeth.


What Are the Benefits of Dentures?



Compared to implants, dentures are often cheaper and not a permanently attached treatment.

Dentures do resemble natural teeth, and well-made sets can blend in with your teeth very well. They are colored like your gums, and the artificial teeth resemble your original teeth. It is when you remove them that others will notice.

Anyone can wear dentures, as they are clamped to your teeth and gums instead of the jawbone. If you have higher levels of bone loss in your jawbone, our team will likely recommend dentures instead of implants.

Getting dentures is relatively painless. Our dentists will get make impressions of your teeth, and then have a lab make the dentures.

Wearing them for the first few days may be slightly uncomfortable, but you can speak and eat normally once you get accustomed to them.


Visit Us in Russellville, AL to Discuss Your Options!



We will give you a thorough checkup before prescribing you the best treatment. Please visit us at Singing River Dentistry or call us at 256-460-4191 to learn more.


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