For those grappling with missing teeth or persistent periodontal disease and loose teeth, Full Arch Dental Implants, also known as “All-on-4” is a revolutionary solution that is offered by Dr. Massoomi at Bay Area Surgical Arts. Beyond providing a fixed solution, instead of having to remove your dentures, the Full Arch Dental Implants restore the ability to chew normally without having to worry about your dentures falling out! There are improved aesthetics and enduring health benefits by maintaining your jaw bone. Below are the highlights of the multifaceted advantages of Full Arch Dental Implants and how they can change your life.
Introduction to Full Arch Dental Implants
Understanding Full Arch Dental Implants is the first step. Unlike traditional dentures, dental implants are a permanent fix for those who are missing all their teeth or have teeth that are not restorable. Dental implants are securely anchored into the jaw bone and mimic the roots of natural teeth. They are strong enough to support a full set of replacement teeth without adhesives that are usually needed with dentures.
- Restoring Chewing Ability
Immediate benefits include the restoration of chewing and biting functions. Although in the first 4 – 6 months after the surgery you are limited to soft food, i.e., pasta, fish, and so forth, you will eventually be able to have corn on a cob and eat your steals. This is unlike traditional dentures which limit what you can eat. Full Arch Dental Implants distribute chewing force naturally across the entire jaw bone, enabling individuals to enjoy a balanced diet without restrictions.
- Enhanced Speech
When planned appropriately, the placement and stability of these implants improve speech, eliminating issues like slurring or mumbling. This is due to the fact that a traditional denture has to sit against the roof of the mouth to provide suction to keep the denture in place. With Full Arch Dental implants, there is no need for this, since all the teeth are screwed into the dental implants, without the need for suction from the roof of the mouth to keep it in place. It is basically a dental bridge that is screwed into at least 4 or more implant implants. As a result, the improvement in communication can be transformative for personal and professional interactions. We have had patients who have gotten promoted at work, married, and remarried…this revolutionary concept can really change a person’s life.
Compared to traditional dentures, Full Arch Dental Implants offer superior comfort by being fixed in place. There is no bulkiness or need for removal, they provide comfort throughout daily activities like eating and speaking.
- Natural-Looking Teeth
Custom-made to match your complexion, the shape of your face, and the natural shape and color of your teeth, Full Arch Dental Implants ensure a seamless blend into your facial structure for a more aesthetically pleasing smile. We want a difference in your smile, but we also want it to be natural-looking, something subtle; where your friends and colleagues can tell there is a difference but they cannot tell what you have done!
- Improved Smile
Beyond visual appeal, a complete smile boosts self-esteem, contributing to an overall better quality of life. Individuals with Full Arch Dental Implants often experience increased self-confidence, positively impacting various aspects of their lives.
- Fixed Solution
Designed as a long-term solution, with regular maintenance, Full Arch Dental Implants outlast conventional dentures, offering a durable and reliable investment in oral health.
- Minimal Maintenance Required
Daily oral care involves simple brushing and flossing, akin to natural teeth, making maintenance less invasive and time-consuming compared to removable prosthetics. However, you will still have to see your dentist for regular cleaning and maintenance every 6 months.
Mimicking natural tooth roots, dental implants provide a stable and long-lasting foundation, ensuring their durability against daily wear and tear.
Improved Oral Health
- Preservation of Jawbone
Full Arch Dental Implants preserve jawbone integrity by serving as artificial tooth roots, transmitting force into the bone every time you talk and chew. It helps to maintain bone density and structure.
- Prevention of Bone Loss
By reducing the resorption of the jawbone, implants prevent the collapse of your bite which is typically seen in denture patients. This helps in preserving a more youthful appearance over time.
In conclusion, full-arch dental implants offer substantial benefits compared to traditional dentures or other restorative options. From improved oral health to enhanced aesthetics and self-confidence, they represent a significant investment in immediate and long-term well-being. Consider consulting with a dental professional to explore the transformative potential of full-arch dental implants for a vibrant and healthy smile that lasts for years to come.
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San Francisco, CA 94105