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Which Is Safer Between Dental Implants And Dentures?

Dental Dentures

Dentures have been around for a longer time improving with technology. However as cosmetic dentistry Barrie developed, dental implants were introduced. In many ways this are not only a better option but actually the safest one. This is despite the fact that implants require a surgical placement unlike the non-invasive procedure used by a Barrie dentist to fit dentures.


A comparison between the two methods of replacing missing teeth is required to see the dangers each pose along with the health and aesthetic benefits one can get by using either of the two.


Dental Implants

Using dental implants presents risk at two levels. The first one is during the placing of the implants. During this process one could have minor nerve damage as the incisions are made. However, if you work with a qualified and experienced dentist Barrie then you should have no problem as they are usually rare cases.


Dental Implant Problems

The other problem is during their use and over some time infections could develop around the area. Again this is not a common experience and it can easily be resolved by antibiotics. Infections occur in the small spaces within the implants. You can totally avoid this by opting to get CeraRoot implants. Their one piece structure and ease with which they become integrated into the bone ensures that there are no problems in comfort and safety for the patient in the future. This aspect has made them the safest option in aesthetic dentistry Barrie.

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Dentures Complications


When it comes to dentures however, there are complications which arise from the onset and these cannot be permanently or easily fixed. Dentures slide and move around easily and slip causing discomfort for users. Even after several years down the line, a change in jaw structure over the years easily results in their sliding and hurting the user. The use of adhesives and creams is only a temporary solution to this problem.


Their regular use demands they be removed overnight to give the jaws time to recover. They also need regular cleaning because they often trap food underneath and can result in infection and tooth decay. A major problem with dentures is their effect on the quality of the jawbone. Since the bone is no longer used it is ridden much faster and this in turn leads to the deterioration of the facial structure.


Another major problem is the restriction of foods you can eat. Since the dentures are not strong enough they reduce your chewing ability making it harder to eat a fully balanced diet since it becomes a challenge to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. This in turn has a negative effect on your health as you lack sufficient minerals and nutrients for your body.


Partial dentures also pose a problem for the teeth supporting them. They weaken them necessitating the teeth to be reshaped or adapted to accommodate the dentures. Dentures are also fragile and easily break if they fall down. With dental implants you have a more durable and long lasting solution to your missing teeth. It is also a safe solution with any risks being easy to prevent or treat.

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J Cave
J Cave
12:59 09 Jul 18
We moved to Barrie in 1997 and my family has been coming to Dr. Chapnick since then! We love the whole team and have never had a bad visit! I encourage everyone to come here .
Nikki Stephens
Nikki Stephens
21:37 06 Jun 18
I had such a relaxing experience for a tooth extraction. Super friendly staff. Now today is my son's first consult and he is having a great time in the play area. Highly recommended!
Kayla Lopez
Kayla Lopez
12:37 08 Jun 18
What a fantastic office, the staff are incredibly thoughtful and friendly ❤ And a big thank you to Monique, who was so patient and gentle with my kids, they're actually excited to go to the dentist if they know that shes going to be there. Highly recommend!
Cassandra Mckechnie
Cassandra Mckechnie
15:28 31 May 18
The staff here are always so friendly! I hadn’t been to a dentist in years before coming here. It’s a very stress free environment where you can relax while there.
Nadia Chalmers
Nadia Chalmers
19:04 30 Jan 18
Our daughter was 5 weeks old when she had a frenectomy done at Molson Park Dental and we couldn’t be happier with the experience and end results. The entire team was so friendly and did such a wonderful job keeping me at ease during the procedure. Also, our daughter started nursing 100 times better immediately after the procedure was done. We can’t thank you enough for allowing us to continue our breastfeeding journey pain free and allowing our daughter the ability to nurse efficiently :)
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