Patients who have been missing teeth for many years frequently suffer from bone loss. One of the benefits of replacing missing teeth with dental implants rather than dentures is that dental implants keep the jaw bone from receding. Unfortunately, once the bone has receded too much, patients who would like to replace their dentures with implants often need bone grafting prior to receiving their dental implants.
All-on-4 dental implants are able to provide implant-supported dentures without requiring bone grafting in most cases. Implant-supported dentures provide stability and comfort that is often lacking in normal dentures. They are permanently placed in your mouth, so eating and talking are easy. Because the four implants which stabilize the dentures can be placed where the bone is the strongest, bone grafting is rarely needed.
Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants
All-on-4 implant-supported dentures provide a level of comfort and stability that is hard to achieve with traditional dentures. Dentures tend to slip and rub uncomfortably against the gums. Eating and talking with dentures can be difficult. Implant-supported dentures greatly improve the comfort and stability of your new teeth. Dr. Danielle Wehle offers denture implants in San Jose, CA. Her patients find that All-on-4 dental implants provide the following benefits:
- Increased comfort
- Decreased maintenance
- Bone grafting is not commonly needed
- Helps maintain existing bone levels
- Enjoy all your favorite foods again
- Speedy recovery and Immediate results
- Increased confidence in your bite and in your smile
With All-on-4, a temporary denture will be attached to the implants immediately. Sometime between three and six months, the implants will have fully integrated with the jaw bone. At that time, your new, permanent denture will be attached.
Contact Dr. Danielle Wehle today to see if All-on-4 dental implants are right for you.