Millions of Americans suffer from missing teeth. Although it’s a common condition, there are many negative consequences of losing teeth. It can affect your self-esteem, your physical health and your speech. Fortunately, there are many treatment options offered by today’s dentists. If you’re looking for a permanent solution that appears natural and gives you a beautiful smile, consider All-on-4 dental implants.
What Is the All-on-4?
Dental implants are titanium screws that fit into your jawbone to replace the root of a missing tooth. One the implant is in place, a crown is attached to it to give you a realistic, prosthetic tooth. If you’re missing more than one tooth, you might be thinking that having an implant for each one could be a lot of minor surgery. That’s where the All-on-4 dental implants comes in.
The All-on-4 system uses four precisely places implants, either on the top of your mouth or the bottom, to completely restore you smile. The implants are made of titanium, which fuses to your bone, making the All-on-4 system function as if it were part of your mouth. It’s designed to be a strong, permanent fixture in your mouth. And because of this, you have better oral health and a youthful facial structure because it prevents bone loss.
Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants
Typically, you leave our office with a natural, fully functioning set of teeth at the end of one day. The All-on-4 dental implants can be placed in one appointment. Temporary teeth are attached, to give the implants time to heal and fuse to your jawbone. You will be able to eat, speak and drink immediately. However, you will have to return for a permanent set of teeth that will customized to your mouth.
Make an appointment with Dr. Brewer, an experienced dentist in Modesto, CA, who can assess your oral health and give you treatment options for your missing teeth. We want to see you smile.