All-on-4® dental implants are used to place dentures onto patients using four dental implant posts. Patients who are suitable for All-on-4 implant-supported dentures can get the procedure quickly. When they leave treatment, they can use their teeth naturally, with an improved smile and glowing with confidence.
The typical candidate misses most of their teeth on the upper and lower arch. They need to be healthy enough to undergo a surgical procedure without significant risk above and beyond a typical patient’s risk. They also need to have good enough bone density in their jaw. If they don’t have enough bone density before the procedure, bone grafting is an option in the pre-surgery process. Lastly, patients who smoke are poor candidates. A relapse during the recovery process and smoking during recovery can spoil the entire procedure. Patients willing to quit smoking can become candidates for the procedure, but it’s important to remember that means no smoking or risk of serious, dangerous complications.
Fixed dentures are placed on four upper or lower gum line posts. Fixed dentures cost more than removable dentures but come with several advantages. Removable dentures need to be adjusted and molded, but fixed dentures can be placed in a single day. Patients looking for All-on-4 dentures near me typically look for All-on-4 dentures for both their upper and lower arches.
All-on-4 dentures cost slightly more than traditional removable dentures, but the usefulness far outweighs the cost. By going with All-on-4 dentures, patients are effectively replacing their natural teeth with completely functional teeth identical in look and feel to natural teeth. The only real difference is that they are dentures that don’t need to be removed and cleaned. How much is fixed dentures compared to traditional dentures? The answer varies depending on exactly what your individual needs are. Typically, All-on-4 fixed dentures will cost slightly more, but they outperform traditional dentures in nearly every way.
If you are looking for All-on-4 dentures in Muskogee, called the experienced team at Dental Care of Muskogee today.