Mini Implant Dentures FAQ’s

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Updated, June 22, 2019.

mini implant dentures most asked questions

The mini implant dentures are a good solution for people with either,

  • Poor bone density
  • Bone narrowness

 

If you do not have enough bone for a permanent solution like the All On 4, then the Snap-In Dentures over mini implants could be a good choice to get an implanted denture.

A set of mini dental implants set on a model with Snap on dentures
Mini Implants with palateless dentures

 

The head of the mini-implant is shaped like an o-ball and it will lock down the dentures when they snap.

This is how the mini implant anchorage system works. The head is shaped like an O-Ball and the clip on denture comes with housings encrusted in the inner base.

The Snap On Dentures is a prosthetic device that hooks, clips or sits over the head of the mini dental implants previously placed into your bone.

The palateless denture comes with encrusted rubber/metal housings that will clip over the head of the minis.

The housings will sit and lock over the head of the mini implant. Once you clip on the denture, you will get a strong grip to chew any foods you like!

You only need eight complete days in Cancun, or twelve days if you need any extractions as well.

Answers to the Most Common Questions We Receive About the Snap On Dentures

Do I need any denture adhesive with Snap on Dentures?

No, you will be able to ditch your dentures adhesive and glue forever!

Denture adhesive can cause several stomach problems. Even if you use the best brand! They usually can never hold the bite pressure. The adhesive can lose adhesion, causing you embarrassing situations while you speak, laugh or eat.

The Snap In Dentures is a palateless denture that snaps or clips on and off from your jawbone. You only need to pressure it with your fingers against your bone (where the mini-implants were set) to lock it down. You can snap it on and off as many times as needed.

Can I sleep with my Snap In Dentures?

Yes, you can. It is a personal choice (like sleeping with the socks on). You can sleep with or without them. Take them in and out as many times as you need to clean them. You can snap them on and off your as many times desired.

How long do the mini dental implants set surgery takes?

The surgery takes about 2.5 hours.

During the next days, you will return to the clinic at least 3 more times for your waxing tests. Your final Snap On Dentures will be ready just after eight days! You can have new teeth in just one week in Cancun!

Can I get extractions on the same trip you set the mini-implant dentures?

Yes. If you need them, please try to visit us for 12 days as we need the swelling to go down a bit before the wax tests. In this case, we will be performing the extractions in the first session. The Snap-in dentures price already includes four extractions for free. Contact us for further details.

Is the Snap On Dentures a permanent dentures solution? 

No, the Snap-In Dentures is removable. If you want a permanent and fixed solution, then you need the All On Four treatment, click here to learn more about the permanent dentures.

Can my current dentures be adapted to be Snap-On Dentures? 

Yes, in most cases it can be done. When you use dentures your bone continues to shrink. In some cases, the dentures cant be longer used. In some other cases, it can be easily adapted with the rubber o-rings that are encrusted on the base of the denture.

How stable are the mini dental implants

Mini Dental Implants (MDI) do not have the same stability as the regular size implants. The MDI is smaller is size and width. They are specifically designed for people that lack a large amount of bone. It is not the ideal solution if you have a good bone condition. Therefore, the mini implants have a bigger chance to fail in case the patient lacks the proper oral hygiene or if he smokes, for example.

Is it possible to have palateless dentures without implants?

No, it is not possible. With common dentures, you need the roof of the mouth to create an area where you can place the adhesive or glue. If you want a palateless denture you need either mini or regular implants.

How much is the Snap On Dentures Cost at your clinic in Cancun Mexico?

For the Snap On Dentures, you need mini dental implants. Depending on your case (like the size of your jaw and your bone condition) you could need six or eight mini dental implants.

Snap On Dentures with six mini dental implants, USD 3,900 per arch (lower or upper denture)

Snap On Dentures with eight mini dental implants, USD 4,800 per arch (lower or upper denture)

 

All costs already include,

  • FREE digital examination with CAD/CAM technology and surgical guides
  • Four extractions for FREE - Any extra extractions needed at 50% OFF (Only USD 49 each)
  • All waxings tests and consultations
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