Dentures vs Implants: Comfort
With a dental implant, you can be more confident knowing it won’t slip or break under normal wear-and-tear. Since dental implants feel like your own, natural teeth, you don’t have much of an adjustment period. You can resume eating, drinking, and speaking normally on the same day as your permanent crown placement.
If you are wearing dentures, you do have to worry about slippage and debris getting caught beneath your prosthetic device. This can cause discomfort and difficulty with eating or speaking. Your dentures need to be removed and carefully cleaned every night.
Dentures vs Implants: Appearance
The crown of a dental implant looks like a natural tooth. It is the same crown that is used to restore and protect a tooth after a root canal. At No Gaps Dental, our dentists work very hard to match the colour and shade of the crown to your existing teeth. If you’re replacing an entire arch, we work with you to find the size and colour that complement your appearance.
Modern dentures are also usually indistinguishable from your natural teeth. Over time, your jawbone will shift and change, which can impact your jawline and appearance.