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John C. Chao, DDS, FAGD

Behavior Science Anxiety Management, Faculty, USC School of Dentistry

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Immediate (same day) Mini Implant Dentures



What are immediate mini denture implants?
Immediate Denture Implants consist of a miniature titanium implant that acts like the root of your tooth and a retaining fixture that is incorporated into the base of your denture. The head of the implant is shaped like a ball, and the retaining fixture (housing) acts like a socket that contains a rubber O-ring. The O-ring of the housing snaps over the ball when the denture is seated and holds the denture at a predetermined level of force. When seated, the denture gently rests on the gum tissue. The implant fixtures allow for micro-mobility while withstanding natural lifting forces.

How are immediate denture implants placed?
Placement of the implants is accomplished quickly and easily in a process performed in our office, with local anesthesia or light sedation to help make you more comfortable. A 3D Scan is used to guide implants into precise location at the desired angulation, to ensure accuracy and safety in avoiding vital structures. Using a precise, controlled, minimally invasive surgical technique, Immediate Denture Implants are placed into the jawbone. The heads of the implants protrude from the gum tissue and provide a strong, solid foundation for securing your dentures. This is done the same day as a one-step procedure that involves minimally invasive surgery, no sutures, nor the typical months of healing. You can take advantage of our I.V. sedation during the procedure. We can usually adapt implants to your existing dentures.

Mini Denture Implants immediately after insertion. (NOTICE: Appearance of gum tissue immediately after implant placement. No surgical incision or sutures required; no bleeding, swelling or inflammation)

Cowards Welcome: All of our services are done with the explicit goal of making your experience as comfortable as possible. You will be amazed at how quickly your anxiety can vanish! We see this happen every day.

Cast Gold Upper Roofless Denture with Mini Implant Housings (attachments)

Outside view and Inside view

Lower Denture with Mini Implant Attachments

Panoramic View of Implants

Before and After a smile makeover



Outside view and Inside view


Outside view and Inside view

Sirona – Galileos

Our in-house 3D Cone Beam CT Scan that is used for implant planning and all other diagnostic procedures such as Restorative, Root Canal & Gum Treatment

Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (3D Scan) of Mini Denture Implants

3D Scan was used to guide implants into precise location at the desired angulation. A 3D Scan assures accuracy and safety in avoiding vital structures.

Roof of Upper Denture Removed


Before and After Roof of Upper Denture Removed


Cone Beam Computerized Tomography of Upper Jaw Before Implant Placement

Original Denture with Roof

Original Denture with Roof Removed Relined & Revamped

6 Mini Denture Implants Placed Mini Denture Implants immediately after insertion (NOTICE: no surgical incision or sutures required; no bleeding, swelling or inflammation)

Upper Denture Stabilized with Mini Dental Implants Original Denture made more functional & pleasing

5 Mini Denture Implants Placed Mini Denture Implants immediately after insertion (NOTICE: no surgical incision or sutures required; no bleeding, swelling or inflammation)

Original Denture with Roof Removed Relined & Revamped

Original Denture made more functional & pleasing