Implant-Supported Dentures

An implant-supported denture is one of the types of overdenture that is supported by and attached to the implants. An implant-supported denture is used when a person does not have any teeth in the jaw but has enough bone in the jaw to support implants. An implant-supported denture has special attachments that snap onto attachments on the dental implants.


  • The dental implants, which resemble tiny screws made of titanium, are surgically placed into the gums and jawbone through a small incision.

  • Once the gums have healed, a snap-type metal frame is attached to the titanium implant.

  • The custom-made dentures are secured into the hardware that is attached to the implant.

  • When the gums have completely healed your dentist can take impressions of your teeth using digital technology or dental putty.

  • Before the final dentures are crafted, a wax model of the denture is made to check the fit and appearance of the dentures. This allows for some modifications to the design.

  • Finally, a dental lab technician or prosthodontist will create the prosthetic out of durable and natural-looking dental materials.

  • After your final dentures are made and attached to the dental implants, the fit or look of dentures may be adjusted.


  • It provides good stability and improves speech and confidence.
  • Decreases irritation in the gum tissue.
  • Restores proper chewing by improving digestion and nutritional absorption.
  • Eliminates the requirement for denture adhesives and their accompanying costs.
  • Inserted in a minimally-invasive surgical procedure with less pain and low risk of infection.
  • Creates maximum biting force than traditional dentures broadening your diet selections.