Hybrid Implants

Hybrid Dental Implants in Houston, TX

The Denture-Implant Hybrid Solution

At Antoine Dental Center, our Houston, TX, dentist understands you may be looking for a stable, sturdy tooth replacement so you can enjoy your lifestyle once again. We’re proud to provide hybrid dental implants, a permanent and secure solution for missing teeth that can improve your oral health, comfort, and confidence.

What Are Hybrid Dental Implants?

Hybrid dental implants combine dental implants and dentures to create a more stable and permanent solution for missing teeth. They’re custom-made to fit your mouth and provide a stable and secure denture solution. Hybrid dental implants look and feel like natural teeth, and can help preserve your jawbone and prevent bone loss. 

Disadvantages of Traditional Dentures

The most popular and affordable option to replace your teeth is dentures. These removable appliances sit on top of your gums and rely on suction or adhesive to stay in place. They’re usually made of acrylic, and mimic the appearance of natural teeth. However, most of our Houston dental patients find that even the best-made dentures aren’t all that comfortable.

Here are some disadvantages of traditional dentures:

  • They can slip around in your mouth while speaking, eating, or laughing.
  • They can cause sore spots or irritation on the gums.
  • They require adhesive or suction to stay in place, which can be messy and uncomfortable.
  • They may not fit well, leading to difficulty chewing or speaking.
  • Traditional dentures can accelerate bone loss in the jaw, leading to a sunken appearance over time.
  • They need to be removed and cleaned regularly, which can be inconvenient.
  • Traditional dentures may affect your sense of taste or make it difficult to eat certain foods.
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The Benefits of Hybrid Dental Implants

There are several benefits to choosing hybrid dental implants over traditional dentures, including:

  • Improved comfort: Hybrid dental implants are custom-made to fit your mouth perfectly, meaning they’re more comfortable than traditional dentures.
  • Enhanced stability: Because the denture appliance is attached to dental implants, it’s more stable and less likely to move around or slip out of place.
  • Improved oral health: Hybrid dental implants can help preserve your jawbone and prevent bone loss, which traditional dentures cannot.
  • Improved speech: Hybrid dental implants can help improve your speech by providing a more stable and secure denture.
  • Improved aesthetics: Hybrid dental implants look and feel like natural teeth, improving your self-confidence and overall quality of life.

Hybrid Dentures: A Better Solution

Dr. Behzad Nazari recognizes that All-on-4 implants aren’t for everyone. Some patients like being able to remove their teeth for cleaning or just generally prefer the denture solution but would like for it to be more stable. Antoine Dental can help with that! Dr. Nazari and his associates offer what we call denture-implant hybrid solutions.

We place dental implants around your mouth and create a set of dentures (or retrofit your dentures) with attachment hardware. Unlike traditional dentures, hybrid dentures don’t rely on suction or adhesive to stay in place. When you slide your dentures in, they’ll attach to those dental implants to create a stable, functional denture solution!

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do hybrid dental implants last?

Hybrid dental implants can last for many years with proper care and maintenance. However, they may need to be adjusted or replaced over time. Ask your dentist at your initial consultation how you can make the most out of your appliance.

Are hybrid dental implants painful?

The placement of dental implants involves surgery, so some discomfort is to be expected. However, most people find the procedure to be relatively painless, and any discomfort can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication.

How do I care for my hybrid dental implants?

You can care for your hybrid dental implants just like you would care for natural teeth. This includes brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings.

How often do I need dental check-ups if I have hybrid dental implants?

It’s important to visit your dentist regularly, whether you have hybrid dental implants or not. Your dentist will recommend scheduling routine dental visits based on your individual needs. In general, patients should visit the dentist every six months for a check-up and cleaning.

During your check-up, your dentist will examine your hybrid dental implants and make sure they are in good condition. They’ll also check for any signs of gum disease or other oral health problems.

Experience the Benefits of Hybrid Dentures!

Hybrid dental implants are a great alternative to traditional dentures for those looking for a more stable and natural-looking restoration. If you’re considering hybrid dental implants, call our Houston dental practice at (713) 691-8880 to schedule a consultation with your dentist to discuss your options and determine if they’re the right choice for you. 

You can also book your appointment by filling out our convenient online form. In the meantime, check out our special offers and see what you can save when you visit our office! We’re proud to serve patients in Aldine, Independent Heights, Northside Village, and Eastex/ Jensen neighborhoods. 

A Journey to Smile and Success

At our dental clinic, we often witness incredible transformations in the lives of our patients. One such remarkable story is that of Cristina, a determined and passionate individual who underwent a life-changing dental journey with us. From dental implants to lower braces, Cristina’s story is a testament to the power of a confident smile and the pursuit of dreams.

The Dreamer’s Dilemma

Cristina had always been passionate about cooking and sharing her culinary creations with others. Her love for food led her to dream of owning her own food truck, specializing in serving the best Pupusas in Houston. However, a dental issue was holding her back from pursuing her dream.

A Smile That Couldn’t Shine

For years, Cristina had struggled with missing teeth, making it difficult for her to eat her own delicious food creations. She watched her customers relish her dishes while she could only envy their enjoyment. Moreover, her inability to smile confidently made it challenging for her to connect with her customers on a personal level. It was a dream deferred, but Cristina was not ready to give up.

A Dental Transformation Begins

Determined to turn her dream into reality, Cristina sought our dental expertise. We recommended a comprehensive treatment plan that would involve dental implants to replace her missing teeth and lower braces to straighten the ones that could be saved. Cristina was ready to embark on her dental transformation journey.

Rediscovering the Joy of Eating

The dental implant procedure was a game-changer for Cristina. With her new set of teeth, she could finally taste her creations and enjoy the flavors she had been missing out on for so long. The simple act of eating became a joyful experience, and her passion for cooking grew stronger than ever.

A Smile That Radiates Confidence

As Cristina’s lower braces gradually worked their magic, her smile began to transform. No longer shy about her teeth, she radiated confidence and warmth when interacting with her customers. Her newfound self-assurance not only boosted her business but also made her feel like she was living her dream.

The Birth of Houston’s Best Pupusa Food Truck

With her smile restored, her passion for food rekindled, and her confidence at an all-time high, Cristina took the leap and opened her own food truck. Houston was about to experience the best Pupusas it had ever seen. Cristina’s dream had finally come true.

A Journey of Transformation

Cristina’s journey from dental implants to lower braces was truly life-changing. She not only regained her ability to eat and smile but also achieved her dream of becoming a successful food truck owner. Her story reminds us of the incredible impact that dental care can have on a person’s life, and it also serves as a testament to the power of determination and passion.

If you have a dream or a goal that seems out of reach due to dental issues, remember Cristina’s story. With the right dental care and determination, you can achieve anything you set your mind to. At our clinic, we’re here to help you make that journey towards a healthier, happier smile.

Contact us today and let us be a part of your transformation. Together, we can help you achieve your dreams and share your joy with the world, just like Cristina and The Best Pupusas in Houston.

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