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  1. Arti says:

    Most of these patients will have a substantial amount of jawbone, which makes them an ideal candidate for a fixed implant-supported dental bridge. The overdenture not only restore an individual’s ability to chew food more efficiently, but they also provide support for the facial structures. This support can make an individual look younger. This type of bridge is ideal for patients who have recently lost all, or most of their teeth. Just like its traditional counterpart, implant-supported bridges use crowns. The crowns are placed on connectors that have a similar shape to a natural tooth after it has been prepared for placing a crown. Implant-supported bridges are nearly identical to traditional bridges in form; however, with dental implant-supported bridges, implant connectors are used as retainers instead of the patient’s crowned natural teeth. Patients who have suffered a significant amount of bone loss are generally good candidates for the removable implant-supported bridge (aka overdenture). Patients who have suffered a significant amount of bone loss are generally goo

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