What Are All On Four Dentures?

For many people, the idea of having something fixed in their mouths, that they cannot take out even if they wanted to, is quite a frightening prospect – but when you consider that it would be constructed by the leading experts in dental technology, personally shaped for your unique mouth, and far more comfortable than anything temporary that you would have to remove and clean everyday, something fixed starts to sound a lot better. This is often the dilemma that people who are considering dentures are in: they have to decide between temporary and fixed dentures. So why are so many dentists recommending fixed dentures to their patients?

For a start, permanent dentures fit better. They have been created to the millimeter to fit perfectly for your mouth, and no one else’s, and because they are fixed they don’t move around. This may not seem like much, but to anyone who has suffered through constantly moving dentures – a source of embarrassment when you try to talk and eat, and a source of pain due to all the sores they create – the idea of a fixed and immoveable set of dentures sounds like a wonderful thing. Fixed dentures have a shorter recovery time, believe it or not, and so are less painful to receive than your standard temporary dentures.

So if permanent fixed dentures are the way forward, how can you go about getting them? Dr Paige Woods sees hundreds of patients each year interested to learn more about fixed dentures, and for all that are suitable she recommends the All On Four treatment: fixed permanent dentures that are affixed to just four small dental implants. The entire structure will be strong and stable on these four dental implants, and the healing time is minimal – unlike some denture treatments which require eight or more dental implants. Why not discuss your options with Dr Paige Woods today?

Source: http://sandiegodentist.org/restorations/dentures/better-old-temporary-fixed-dentures-four/

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