There have been several exciting changes in dentistry is the past few years. One of the biggest changes is a new technique for restoring a full dentition with the use of implants in just one day. You can go from broken, painful, ugly teeth to a fantastic smile all in one appointment.

Many people are not blessed with strong teeth. They continually spend a lot of time and money on their teeth only to have their teeth still breakdown and need retreatment or be extracted.

We have many affordable options that are available. Please call us for a complimentary consultation if you think this treatment may work for you.

Below are some of the options that we will discuss at your consultation appointment.
 

Full Arch Treatment Options

Option 1: Removable Denture

option 1Advantages

  • Relatively inexpensive tooth and gingival replacement
  • Provides lip support
  • Easy to remove and clean outside of mouth

Disadvantages

  • Uncomfortable – may cause sore spots on gum tissue
  • Difficult to eat certain foods
  • Accelerates bone loss
  • Often requires reline to improve fit and comfort as bone deteriorates
  • Difficult to speak as the removable denture may move
  • May require creams or adhesives to reduce mobility of denture
  • Approximately 10% functionality compared to natural teeth

 

Option 2: 2 or 4 Implant Over Denture (Removable)

option 2
Advantages

  • Improves stability and functionality to 60% compared to natural teeth
  • Relatively inexpensive tooth and gingival replacement
  • Provides lip support
  • Easy to clean outside of mouth

Disadvantages

  • Uncomfortable – may cause sore spots on gum tissue
  • Remove and clean denture outside of mouth
  • May still move when chewing or speaking
  • May require relines to improve fit and comfort as bone deteriorates

 

Option 3: All-on-4™ Implant Fixed Bridge

option 3
Advantages

  • Improves functionality to 90% compared to natural teeth
  • Eliminates need for bone grafting
  • Can provide temporary bridge day of surgery – eat soft foods while healing
  • Replaces roots and teeth
  • Preserves bone and soft tissue
  • Never decay – 95% success rate over 30 years
  • Natural-looking esthetics
  • Allows you to eat the foods you want
  • Able to clean fixed implant bridge like natural teeth

Disadvantages

  • Time (healing and restorative)
  • Surgical procedure