Implant Overdenture is a denture that is connected to implants placed in the jaws. The purpose is good retention so that patient can function better in eating and speech.
Disadvantages of normal dentures
1 Gradual Bone loss due to pressure on the underlying tissues over time
2 Can be unstable because of tongue movement
3 Pain of soft tissues caused by the denture
4 Possibility of food and plaque trap and fungal infection if denture hygiene is poor.
1 an upper denture held by implants in the upper jaw.
2 Here, the denture is fixed to the jaw through screw holes which are covered. It is easily retrieved for any repair.
3 The dentist will show how denture hygiene can be maintained.