Advantages and Disadvantages of Snap-In Dentures

Snap-in Dentures are a great solution for anyone who is missing one or more of their teeth. They look much like traditional dentures, but have a number of benefits that make them an excellent choice. These include improved chewing ability, increased stability, and the ability to better retain natural facial structure. In addition, Snap-in Dentures do not trigger the gag reflex and do not slip out easily like some traditional dentures can. However, they are more expensive than traditional dentures and require a surgical procedure to place the implants.

During the process of getting Snap-In Dentures, you will need to schedule a consultation with your dentist. They will examine your gums and jaw bone to determine if you are a good candidate for the treatment. They will also go over the advantages and disadvantages of the snap-in denture procedure.

In order to get the most out of your Snap-In Dentures, you should brush them daily with a non-abrasive toothpaste and rinse them at least twice a day. This will help to remove any food particles and prevent blockage of the dentures. You should also avoid using any abrasive cleaners, as they could damage the dentures. When not in use, you should soak them in a solution of water and a non-abrasive cleanser to keep them from drying out.

The biggest drawback of Snap-In Dentures is the long amount of time that it takes to complete the procedure. Dental implant surgery requires a period of healing, which can take up to six months. Additionally, the cost can be prohibitive for some patients. However, it is possible to find a financing plan or dental insurance that can make the cost of Snap-In Dentures more manageable.

Improved Chewing Ability

Snap-in Dentures have a greater bite force than traditional dentures. This allows you to chew a wider range of foods, reducing nutrient deficiency and preserving the jaw bone. Conventional dentures do not put enough pressure on the jawbone, which can reduce your ability to chew and may even cause deterioration of the jaw bone. The dental implants used in Snap-In Dentures can increase the biting force by up to 300%.

Snap-in Dentures are anchored into the jaw bone, which helps stimulate new bone growth and prevent bone loss. This also helps to preserve the health of the gums and improve overall oral health. In contrast, conventional dentures rest on the gums and can lead to bone loss, causing additional discomfort and potential problems with your dental health. If you are interested in learning more about Snap-in Dentures, contact us today to set up a consultation! Our friendly team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We are committed to helping you maintain a healthy and beautiful smile.