Restoring Both Your Smile and Your Confidence
Losing a tooth can be devastating, and unfortunately, for many people, it often results in more tooth loss. If you’ve found yourself facing the loss of most of your teeth it may be time to consider dentures. However, you may be put off by the idea due to the dentures that your parents or grandparents wore that slipped or moved when they were eating or talking.
The good news is that today’s dentures offer much better solutions for patients than those worn by your parents. All-on-4 dentures utilize dental implants to give you the most secure and stable fit any denture can provide.
How Do All-On-4 Implants Work?
The All-on-4 system uses four strategically placed dental implants to support a denture that is designed to “snap” into them. The implants hold the denture securely in place so there is no movement or slippage when you talk or eat, while your new denture is designed to complement your skin tone and give you back a natural and appealing smile.
Am I a Candidate for All-on-4 Implants?
The best place to learn more about All-on-4 implant-supported dentures is to schedule a consultation with your dentist. Your team at The Smilist Dental Medford has helped many patients reclaim their smiles with All-on-4 implants and they can help you determine if this treatment is right for your needs with a thorough examination and x-rays.
What Are the Benefits of All-On-4 Implants?
Besides providing a more secure and stable fit for denture wearers, All-on-4 implants also help to protect your dental health and provide better longevity for your denture.
Traditional dentures are removeable and rely on suction to your jawbone to stay in place. This puts pressure on your jawbone that causes it to deteriorate over time, which is one reason that traditional dentures have to be adjusted and relined from time to time.
All-on-4 dentures use implants to keep your bone stimulated, which promotes growth and regeneration and allows the implants to support your denture for many years or even a lifetime in some cases.
All-On-4 vs. Traditional Dental Implants
The All-on-4 system allows your dentist to create support for a denture with only four dental implants instead of having to rely on ten or more traditional implants. This makes for an easier treatment and recovery process, saving our patients time money in the long run.
If you would like to learn how All-on-4 implant dentures may benefit you, contact The Smilist Dental Medford today to schedule a consultation with one of our dentists.