Associates of Dental Arts
Dr. Gregory Kivett


Imagine dentures that look and work like natural teeth. No more goopy adhesives, no loose fitting dentures giving you mouth sores, no worrying about your teeth falling out in public, just a natural smile. Imagine having dentures that no one will believe aren't your natural teeth. With implant supported dentures from Associates of Dental Arts in Joplin, this dream can become your reality. Implant technology has revolutionized what a denture can and should do for you.

How it works

At Associates of Dental Arts we use dental implants to transform your smile. Our no-slip implant supported dentures, also called implant retained dentures or permanent dentures, will change how you think about dentures forever. By placing denture implants into your jaw, we are able to “snap” your dentures into place for a secure and confident smile. You will be able to easily take them out for cleaning and then snap them back in. Because they are locked into place, they work like your natural teeth allowing you to speak better, eat better and feel better.

Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures vs. Normal Dentures

Have you noticed that, over time, your dentures do not fit correctly and create sores in your mouth? This is often caused by bone loss. Your natural teeth have roots that stimulate your jaw bone and help maintain bone density. This loss of stimulation with normal dentures means your jaw bone will continuously deteriorate and cause your dentures to slip and give you mouth sores. If you have normal dentures, do not delay giving Associates of Dental Arts a call because you are losing more bone density every day. By switching to implant supported dentures, you are not only getting dentures that are more functional, but you are also getting dentures that will help protect the long-term health of your mouth.

Some other benefits to Implant Supported Dentures include:

  • The dentures are secure and won’t slip
  • The dentures will not fall out causing embarrassing moments
  • You will be able to eat normally
  • Little to no effect on your speech
  • Fewer if any mouth sores once you get the correct fit

Getting Permanent Dentures

Do you already have a denture? No problem, Associates of Dental Arts can easily take your current denture that fits comfortably and upgrade it to an implant retained denture. But don’t delay, your denture that fits today may not fit tomorrow due to bone loss. If you would like to get new dentures we can help as well. Our custom fit dentures are designed for maximum comfort. To give you implant supported dentures we will surgically place implants into your jaw. Our team are experts in implant surgery and have even done demonstrations for other dentists. After your bone has had time to heal around the implants, we will be ready to “load” your denture by snapping it in place.

Come in for your complementary consultation and see if you are a candidate for denture implants!

Related Services:

Dental Implants

Removable Partial Dentures

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