The Pros & Cons Of Full-Arch Implants

Before you commit to getting a full-arch implant, it is important that you know the good and the bad around what you can expect. This way, you can be confident moving forward and discuss any concerns that you do have to your dentist during the consultation. 

Without further ado, here are the notable pros and cons of full-arch implants:


Pros of full-arch implants:

Cons of full-arch implants:

Speak more clearly and easily

It is a costly procedure

Live with more comfort and less pain

Isn’t covered by most dental insurance

Enjoy your favourite foods again

Risk of bone loss at the implant site

Save money in the long term

Require a surgery and anaesthesia

Improve the strength of your jawbone

Can take a few months to heal

Last a lifetime with good maintenance

Infections are rare but possible

Are stronger than natural teeth

Dental implants can fail (around 5%)

Restore your confidence


Fall back in love with your smile



As you can see, there are many important factors to consider when seeing if a full-arch implant is right for you. We recommend that you speak with your dentist in a one-on-one consultation to see what the best solution is for your future smile.


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