What Are Hybrid Dentures?

What Are Hybrid Dentures?

Posted by SMILE MAKERS DENTAL on Mar 15 2022, 08:26 AM

A hybrid denture is a type of implanted denture that looks and functions just like normal teeth. It is one of the greatest solutions for people with missing teeth. It provides durability and health benefits to dental implants.

Hybrid dentures offer the fairest solution for those people who do not want to have multiple teeth removed to get dentures done. It also serves as the best treatment for people who have a considerable amount of bone loss in the jaw. 

Hybrid dentures are fixed-detachable, that is, they can only be detached by a dentist. Affixed to four or more implants in the jaw, these dentures create a more natural look. 

Pros of hybrid dentures

To get a hybrid denture done, the dentist first takes the impression of the mouth to get the precise measurement of the teeth. When the denture is fixed, it looks like it naturally belongs there.

Hybrid dentures make it easier for people to chew and bite as it is made to last longer and won't get damaged easily. It improves one's appearance and increases their self-confidence as well. It helps in preserving the bone density and keeps facial structure intact, making you look better.

One of the biggest advantages of hybrid dentures is that it doesn't create a hassle to clean the mouth. Just as how a tooth is cleaned, hybrid implants can be easily maintained. Also, it is firmly fixed in position and stays locked in the mouth.

Hybrid Dentures: Aftercare and Tips

Taking care of your denture is important to preserve oral health. Follow these steps to ensure the longevity of dentures: 

  • It should be brushed twice a day with non-abrasive toothpaste. Gently brush all the surfaces of the denture teeth.
  • The area between dentures and the natural gums that are harder to reach should also be properly cleaned. An electric water flosser can be used to clean the area.
  • It is recommended to eat only a soft-food diet while the implants heal.
  • There might be slight swelling and discomfort after the surgery. These can be treated by either using ice packs or cold compresses.

If you are looking for an effective solution to maintain a great smile and for the proper function of teeth, hybrid dentures are the best choice. Get it done with the best team of practitioners at Smile Makers. Contact us at (925) 685-9339 or visit us at 901 Sunvalley Blvd. Suite 240, Concord, CA 94520.

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