What Are Full-Arch Implants?
Full-arch implants are surgical fixtures that fuse with your jawbone and provide an effective solution to restore the form and functionality of a full set of teeth. They’re usually supported by four to six dental implants and are made to naturally work in conjunction with your mouth so that they look, feel, and function identically to regular teeth.
Who Are They For?
Full-arch implants are for people that are experienced a reduced quality of life due to missing multiple teeth or full rows of teeth (upper or lower) who:
· Are in good general health
· Have good oral health
· Are roughly 18 years or older (have a fully developed jaw
Who Are They Not For?
Full-arch implants are very reliable and effective teeth replacement solutions, but they’re not for everyone. They may not be right for you if:
· You have poor dental hygiene (smoking can contribute to these issues)
· You have underlying medical conditions such as cancer, uncontrolled diabetes, or blood-clotting disorders
· You are under the age of 18 (in which case it is recommended that you wait until your jawbone is fully developed before seeking treatment)
How Does The Process Work?
Here is a basic overview of how the process works should you decide that full-arch implants are right for you: