Losing teeth has a dramatic impact on the way we do basic things such as eating, talking and smiling. Dental implants offer a long-term solution for tooth loss and they’ve matured to the point that they have a success rate of about 98 percent. However, deciding to have a full set of dental implants placed is no small decision for most people. So if you’re on the fence, take the following things into account to get a better idea of whether dental implants are right for you.
Quality of Life
It’s those little quality-of-life things that make full arch dental implants worth all the appointments and the costs associated with having them properly placed for long-term success. It’s quality-of-life things like being able to eat what you want to, talking without worrying about dentures sliding around in your mouth and smiling with full confidence in the beauty of your smile.
Implant-supported dentures anchored by full arch dental implants are worlds away from conventional dentures in providing stability, reliability and durability.
Though they make slip out of place, irritate your gums on flat-out frustrate you at times – conventional dentures are the right solution for some people and cost is a common reason why.
With all the costs of parts and procedures accounted for, the price of full arch dental implants is comparable to that of a new car purchase. Some people can pay for them upfront, others will need financing and others simply can’t afford them.
Placement and Supporting Procedures
Conventional dentures aren’t just cheaper than overdentures anchored to full arch dental implants. You can get them faster than implant-supported dentures because you won’t need implant placement surgery or any supporting procedures that may be needed.
However, there’s no better option to replacement teeth than dental implants. If you’re concerned about the costs, talk with your dentist to learn all your options for paying for them on your terms.
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