What if you could have a full set of replacement teeth that looks and feels natural? Today’s modern prosthetic teeth can restore your smile and your confidence without causing discomfort. Our oral surgeons treat total tooth loss with implant supported dentures. This treatment method, also called All-on-4, involves securing a full denture to four strategically embedded dental implants.
All-on-4 is an excellent treatment option for edentulous patients who desire prosthetic teeth that function like biological ones. Implant supported dentures make enjoying your favorite foods, including crispy vegetables or chewy candy, possible again.
Why Choose Implant Supported Dentures
When prosthetic teeth are anchored to dental implants, patients enjoy more control over their replacement teeth. Many people who’ve worn both traditional dentures and All-on-4 find that implant supported dentures are more comfortable.
Dental implants are small screw-like prosthetics that are embedded into the jawbone through a minimally invasive procedure. These implants then connect to the bases of dentures to hold them in place. Dental implants stabilize dentures so that even prosthetic teeth will not budge, even while eating something fibrous like steak.
Choosing implant supported dentures can preserve more than your self-confidence. Bone atrophy is a common unwanted side of effect of tooth loss that affects one’s appearance and oral function. Since implants keep the jaw active, patients are less likely to lose bone mass after tooth loss. Preserving bone in the jaw is important for maintaining a youthful appearance and a healthy occlusion.
Why Visit an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons (OMS) are experts at placing dental implants. Oral surgeons undergo intensive training and education to perform a number of procedures including treatments related to implant dentistry.
This level of expertise can enhance your care and ensure that your replacement teeth look and function exactly as they should. Our team also has access to advanced technology that can make your visits to our practice more comfortable and less invasive.
If you have questions about your tooth replacement options, call Dallas Oral Surgery Associates to schedule an All-on-4 consultation with our oral surgeon.