Improved Quality of Life with All-On-4®
If you've lost most of your teeth or have been told that you're going to have to have most of them extracted, you may have resigned yourself to wearing dentures for the rest of your life. Fortunately, modern dentistry has another option: All-On-4® dental implants. These fake teeth are, unlike dentures, permanently installed in your mouth using four rods implanted in your gums. There are a number of advantages to having All-On-4® implants instead of dentures or other implant options. Here are just several of the ways your overall quality of life will improve with this dental option.
You Heal Faster
The first improvement over other implants is that you will heal a lot quicker with All-On-4®. This may not be a long-term quality of life improvement, but when you are recovering from an operation, you want it to be as quick as possible.
You Can Eat Anything
There are no restrictions on what you can eat with All-On-4® implants. With dentures, some fruits and sticky foods can be troublesome. You may also find that some foods with very fine seeds can get up and under your dentures, causing pain. That’s simply not possible with All-On-4® implants. You are free to eat any food you want to whenever you want to, and there's no need to worry about any pain or other issues. In fact, unlike dentures, All-On-4® implants don't pinch or cause any other type of pain, either.
There's No Slippage
You never have to worry about your dentures slipping or popping out with implants. Your All-On-4® implants are permanent and securely attached to the posts. Since they are never removed, you don't have to worry about any embarrassing situations. Your teeth will never fall out if you select the permanent option. However, if you do want to be able to remove your teeth to clean them, there is a version of the All-On-4® implants that can be taken out of your mouth. This option is still much more secure than dentures, though, so you don't have to worry about your teeth popping out unexpectedly or anything getting under them.
Maintenance Is Easy
With dentures, you have to remove them at night and soak them. You also need to brush them regularly, rinse them after eating, and have them professionally cleaned at least once a year. With All-On-4® implants, though, that's not a concern. All you do is brush your implants like you regularly would. If you do have the removable implants, you can take them out to clean them, but there's no need if you don't want to. You also don't have to worry about taking them out at night or buying special denture cleaning products. In fact, there are no extra products to purchase at all, other than toothpaste, mouthwash, and floss.
If you are interested in learning more about how All-On-4® implants can improve your quality of life, give us a call today at (844) 281-6446. We have assisted many of our patients with selecting the right implants for them, and we can answer any questions you might have about the procedure.