Extensive tooth loss can endanger your oral health, lower your self-esteem, and make it difficult for you to enjoy a nutritious, balanced diet. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with an incomplete set of teeth forever! Dr. Rana is proud to offer full mouth replacement in Mesquite via dental implants. The treatments he provides can help you to regain a complete, sturdy, and aesthetically pleasing new smile that stands the test of time.
Treating extensive tooth loss with dental implants generally involves the following steps:
If you choose to receive implant-retained dentures, you’ll go through a healing period of several months following your implant placement surgery before you can receive your new teeth. Then, once your implants and the surrounding tissue are ready to support a prosthetic, Dr. Rana will design a denture to attach to the implants. This type of restoration may be permanently attached to the dental implants that support it, or it may be removable. Removable implant-retained dentures simply snap onto and off of the implants via small attachments.
As the name of this treatment implies, it is able to replace an entire arch of teeth with as few as four dental implants, which are placed precise locations at the back and front of the mouth. Patients receive a provisional (temporary) denture to go on top of their implants on the same day as the placement surgery. However, you’ll still need go through a significant healing period before Dr. Rana can provide you with a permanent set of new teeth.
The only way to find out for sure if full mouth replacement is right for you is by visiting a qualified dental professional. Dr. Rana will thoroughly evaluate your oral health and make a treatment recommendation based on your unique circumstances. He may suggest that you undergo full mouth replacement via dental implants if:
Would you like to learn more about how Dr. Rana can rebuild your smile with dental implants? Contact TrueCare Dentistry today to schedule a consultation.