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Implant Overdenture by San Jose/ Silicon Valley Prosthodontist

Implant Overdenture by San Jose Prosthodontist                                                                                                                                      Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. – Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers offers free prosthodntic consultation.
When a patient is missing some or all of the teeth on the jaw, traditionally these patients have had to use dentures either full or partial.

With regards the patient who has lost all of his teeth, stability and retention of the denture may hamper the patient from enjoying eating, speaking. This may also create fear when socializing that the denture may slip and cause embarrassment. Dental implants may be placed to aid in retaining the denture and provide a more stable base allowing the patient to eat, speak and socialize as if they had all of their own teeth. Additionally, those patients who would need to wear a partial denture to replace a few missing teeth may have retention issues due to the placement of the remaining natural teeth or their shape can benefit from implant retained Overdentures.

For this type of overdentures, typically, 4 or 6 single implants can be used to support and secure an upper overdenture, while 2 or 4 implants will be utilized to secure a lower denture. Commonly, use of 4 or 6 implant on the upper jaw, will allow removal of the palate portion of the denture, which offers a more comfortable feel for the patient, and allows more taste sensation.

Benefits of an implant overdenture include:

1. Stable fit. No more loose dentures that cause embarrassment and lack of confidence
2. Elimination of adhesives and creams used with regular dentures.
3. Ability to speak more clearly and confidently.
4. Provides greater strength for better chewing ability.
5. Helps preserve bone by reducing bone deterioration.
Center Of Prosthodontics

12 Dental Specialists in One Location –San Jose/ Silicon Valley area

12 Dental Specialists in San Jose/ Silicon Valley area                                                                                                                                     What Sets Us Apart! 
State of the art dental office located in the heart of Silicon Valley for 27 years, providing complete dental treatments and emergency dental care. We open 7 days a week including weekends, holidays and late evenings. We have many specialists including Orthodontist for Children and Adult Braces and Invisalign; Implant specialist for Dental Implants; Periodontist for Gum Surgery; Endodontist for Root Canal Therapy; Prosthodontist for crowns, bridges and dentures; Pedodontist for infants, kids, children, & young adults; Sedation Specialist for sedation with Oral, IV, & General sedation methods and Cosmetic Dentist for Laser and all other cosmetic dental restoration such as crown with the use of CEREC; one day crown.

Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. – Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers offer variety of services including Braces, Invisalign, Implants, Gum Surgery, Root Canal, Oral Surgery, Lumineers, Snap-on-Smile, Dentures, Crown, Bridges and Emergency Dental Services to the communities of San Jose, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Gilroy, Fremont, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Mt. View, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Pleasanton, Palo Alto and San Francisco.

Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. – Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers accepts almost all PPO Dental insurance plans, including Metlife, Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental, Guardian, Ameritas, Blue Shield, Blue Cross, United Concordia, Humana, Prudential, Lincoln Financial, Principal, Premier Access, United Healthcare, UMR, BRMS, Tricare and many other plans through Unions.

We at the Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers can help you reclaim your confidence and comfort with the best technology and the best specialists.

Contact us today and make an appointment!

Written by Jonathan H Kim, D.D.S.