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Are All-on-4 dental implants right for you and your smile?

January 21, 2016

Dental implants provide a wonderful, sturdy replacement for people who are missing one, a few, or all of their teeth. One major requirement for dental implants, however, is having enough jawbone structure present in the first place — news which can come as a big disappointment for adults who have already experienced a significant amount of bone loss due to their missing teeth. Fortunately, Dr. George T. Philip can perform All-on-4 dental implants, an option which allows just about anybody to enjoy the stability to dental implants! Keep reading for more on All-on-4 dental implants in Sunnyvale.

All-on-4 dental implants save you time, money and discomfort

To understand how All-on-4 implants work, it’s necessary to know the basics of traditional implants. They’re tiny titanium posts that act as prosthetic roots to support the prosthetic teeth on top, and the implants are surgically placed into the missing space left by every single tooth. So when you’re missing a whole row of teeth, that’s a pretty invasive process — and you end up spending a lot of extra money on all those implants. All-on-4, on the other hand, can support an entire row of prosthetic teeth on just four implants!

Benefits of All-on-4 implants in Sunnyvale

Patients who have had their teeth restored using All-on-4 dental implants through Dr. Philip benefit from the efficiency and wonderful results this option provides. Some of the added advantages of All-on-4 over other options, like fixed bridges or non-implant supported dentures, include:

  • You get back your ability to eat, speak and smile without having to worry about ill-fitting devices or messy denture creams.
  • All-on-4 dental implants are far less costly and much faster than the treatment for traditional dental implants, which can take up to one year to complete.
  • The procedure for All-on-4 is much less invasive than traditional dental implants, since fewer implants are required to support the prosthetic teeth.
  • When cared for properly, teeth restored with All-on-4 last for years and years.

Have you had your teeth replaced with All-on-4 dental implants? Have we left a benefit you enjoyed off this list? If so, please let us know about your experience in the comments below!

Find out more about All-on-4 dental implants today!

As your trusted dentist in Sunnyvale, TX, Dr. Philip is committed to helping you enjoy the healthiest, most beautiful smile possible. That’s why he’s so proud to offer All-on-4 dental implants for patients who are unable to receive or do not desire traditional dental implants! To learn more about this excellent option — or one of our other options in tooth replacement — please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our office. We’re waiting to hear from you in 2016!

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