Depending on the number of implants we place, it may be possible to eliminate the need for covering the roof of your mouth with a complete denture. This allows your denture or bridge to feel more natural and gives you a better sense of the temperature and flavor of your food.
An implant retained denture or bridge means that the implants fully retain your denture or bridge. Your bridge will not touching your gums or soft tissue. The difference between an implant retained denture and an implant retained bridge is how much soft tissue we have to replace. Sometimes you have lost so much bone that we need more “bulk.” Adding bulk can give your face the right support to look as youthful as possible. This can best be achieved with a implant retained denture that is removable and easy for you to clean. If we don’t need to try and add “bulk” to support your facial features we can often make a full arch bridge that is permanently anchored in.