The Staten Island Dentist Blog
How Dental Implants are Changing Dentures in Staten Island
If you are one of the many Staten Island denture wearers, you know that they are not the ideal solution for missing teeth.
The problems with dentures include slipping, gum irritation, trouble eating and talking, bone loss, and inability to taste food due to a covered palate. Clearly, dentures do not feel and function like natural teeth.
Good oral hygiene and regular dental checkups can help you avoid the need for dentures later in your life, but other factors can make dental replacements an inevitability.
The good news? Modern dental implant technology is making dentures a thing of the past.
At Fred Hecht DDS we have information and expertise that can help bring hope to denture wearers through dental implant technology. There are a variety of effective denture/implant tooth configurations.
Call Fred Hecht DDS at (718) 761-5757 to book an implant over-denture consultation. We can help you understand your options and can recommend options.
If you currently wear traditional dentures and are not happy with them, implant anchored dentures may dramatically change your life. Your chewing ability will be similar to that of natural teeth and you will be able to eat hard foods again. How about a thick T-bone at your favorite New York steakhouse? In addition to being able to enjoy your meal, you will avoid the embarrassment of having your dentures rattle around in your mouth in public.
Attention Staten Island denture wearers: there is life after dentures with tooth implants!
Come see us at Fred Hecht DDS at 1520 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY 10314 for more information about dental implants.
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