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Can I Have All My Teeth Removed and Replaced with Implants?


Posted on 10/15/2023 by Weo Admin
A Smiling manSouth Main Dental in Pontotoc, MSDental implants are durable and aesthetically appealing options for people who have missing teeth. But if you have all your teeth removed, who may wonder if it is possible to replace them with implants? The procedure is referred to as full-mouth dental implants or reconstruction. It is a comprehensive treatment for people who want a permanent solution to restore their oral aesthetics.

Full mouth implant placement offers multiple advantages compared to other replacement options, such as conventional dentures. They function like your natural teeth and can last for many years. These solutions are very comfortable; you can chew and bite food more naturally. The process involves the following:

Consultation and Examination


You will first consult your dentist or oral surgeon. The dentist examines your oral health, takes x-rays, and scans, and comprehensively discusses your expectations and goals.

Treatment Process


A dental professional will formulate a personalized treatment plan based on your examination results. It may involve planning the exact number and placement of implants. They will also check your bone volume and mass and determine whether bone grafting is needed. Also, they recommend the type of implant-supported restoration that you need to receive.

Implant Placement Process


The dental implants are securely placed on your jawbone at various locations to support your new teeth adequately. Your dentist will place the implants depending on your bone quality and the type of restoration that you select.

Restoration


After your implants integrate with the jawbone, your dentist will place abutments and prosthetic teeth. The restorations are designed to mimic and function like your natural teeth. After the placement, you must ensure regular check-ups and maintenance to ensure your implants and surrounding tissues are healthy.

It is essential to note that complete mouth construction using dental implants is an intensive procedure and necessitates planning. A dentist will first assess your situation, explain the process, and ensure you make an informed decision.
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