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Traditional dentures have long been a solution for individuals with missing teeth, offering an affordable and relatively quick fix. However, they come with their own set of challenges, including discomfort, inconvenience, and the potential for slipping while eating or speaking. As dental technology advances, more people are exploring the possibility of switching from traditional dentures to All-on-4 dental implants for a more permanent and comfortable solution. At Ora Dental Implant Studio, we specialize in guiding patients through this transformative journey.

All-on-4 dental implants represent a revolutionary approach to tooth replacement. Unlike traditional dentures, which rest on the gums and are removable, All-on-4 implants are fixed solutions that provide stability and a natural look and feel. The procedure involves placing four titanium implants into the jawbone, which serve as anchors for a full arch of prosthetic teeth. This method offers several significant advantages over traditional dentures.

Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants

All-on-4 implants are securely anchored into the jawbone, eliminating the slipping and discomfort often associated with traditional dentures. This provides a stable foundation for biting and chewing, allowing you to enjoy a wide variety of foods without worry.

Traditional dentures can contribute to bone loss in the jaw over time due to lack of stimulation. All-on-4 implants, on the other hand, stimulate the jawbone, helping to preserve bone density and prevent the sunken appearance that can develop with prolonged denture use. Also, while traditional dentures may need to be replaced or relined every few years, All-on-4 implants are designed to be a long-lasting solution, with proper care ensuring they last for many years.

The Transition Process: From Traditional Dentures to All-on-4 Implants

Switching from traditional dentures to All-on-4 dental implants involves several steps, and it’s essential to understand what the process entails.

Consultation and Assessment

The first step is a thorough consultation with one of our dental implant specialists. This includes a comprehensive examination, imaging tests (like X-rays or CT scans), and a discussion about your dental history and goals. This assessment ensures you are a suitable candidate for All-on-4 implants.

Treatment Planning

Based on the assessment, a personalized treatment plan is developed. This plan outlines the entire process, from the initial placement of implants to the final restoration. Some patients who have had dentures for multiple years may require a bone graft procedure to enhance jawbone density as part of their plan. The plan also includes a discussion of costs and financing options.

Implant Placement and Healing

The next step is the surgical placement of the implants. This is typically done under local anesthesia, with sedation options available for added comfort. The procedure involves strategically placing four implants into the jawbone. Temporary teeth are attached the same day, allowing you to leave the office with a functional set of teeth. Over the next few months, the implants will integrate with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration. During this time, you’ll follow specific care instructions to ensure proper healing.

Final Restoration

Once healing is complete, your final set of prosthetic teeth is attached to the implants. These are custom-made to fit your mouth and match the appearance of natural teeth, providing a seamless and aesthetically pleasing result.

Is Switching Right for You?

While All-on-4 dental implants offer numerous benefits, they may not be suitable for everyone. Factors such as overall health, jawbone density and individual dental needs must be considered. During your consultation at Ora Dental Implant Studio, our specialists will help determine if All-on-4 implants are the right option for you and guide you through every step of the process.

Switching from traditional dentures to All-on-4 dental implants can significantly improve your quality of life, offering greater comfort, stability, and confidence in your smile. If you’re ready to explore this advanced dental solution, contact Ora Dental Implant Studio in Elk Grove, CA, today to schedule your consultation. Let us help you make a transformative change for a healthier, more beautiful smile.

Posted on behalf of Ora Dental Implant Studio

2733 Elk Grove Blvd, Suite 170
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Phone: (916) 546-7911

Our Patient Reviews

Ora Dental Implant Studio

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Based on 6 reviews

Umakant D.

I will highly recommend Dr. Dalla. I found him to be very pleasant and highly professional. I had implants done and he did it so well that I had no discomfort. He is an excellent dentist specialist.

Lisa O.

I went to Ora last month for a denture implant consultation, soon as I walked through the door I was greeted by the ladies in the front. My consultation went great Dr. Dalla was great, he listened to my concerns and explained what would be the best procedure for my situation. Also worked with my financial situation. I had all my teeth extracted and my dentures placed. Tia was so wonderful she did her best to calm me down and reassure me there was nothing to be nervous about. Before he started I expressed how nervous and scared I was he assured me I was in great hands and I was. The staff there is the best. I have a little discomfort but when I looked in the mirror for the first time a hour ago I was very very happy with my outcome. I still have to go back for the implants then I'll be finished. I want to thank the whole staff at Ora for giving me my confidence back in my smile.

Gary B.

The whole experience went great. From the front office staff to the back office staff. The implants look and feel great. Thanks for everything... I will see you in the new year....

Darnell H.

Nice everyone and everything there is very nice they explain things in a way you can perfectly understand. I will be looking forward to having the things I need fixed

Dennis H.

First visit went very well, the Doctor listened to what I needed/wanted done, and gave me a schedule to complete the work.

Mashoq A.

Everything about this office is amazing from the staffs to the dentist and the dentist take his time to take care of his patients