Full Mouth Treatment
Full Mouth Implant Treatment is the very best method of replacing all the teeth in one jaw or the entire mouth (both jaws). This is easily the most difficult of all dental treatments. Precision is the key to success. Most doctors who offer this treatment are Board Certified Specialists and even with this advanced training great results are a significant challenge.
What is a Full Mouth Treatment?
In cases where all teeth need to be replaced, a full mouth treatment using dental implants is an effective option for many patients. A full mouth implant treatment is only way to fully restore appearance, comfort and function when compared to healthy natural teeth.
A full mouth treatment typically consists of:
- The diagnostic and planning stages take several weeks (x-rays, CT scans, diagnostic mock-ups, virtual planning, smile design, etc).
- The placement of six to eight dental implants in the upper jaw
- Four to six implants in the lower jaw
- Fabrication of fixed temporary bridge(s)
- Durable, natural-looking porcelain teeth that are fixed to these implants by dental cement or screws
What Can I Expect From a Full Mouth Treatment?
The extent of your treatment process can depend on your individual condition and preferences, but it begins with the placement of dental implants in the jawbone. Modern technology allows us to place fixed temporary bridges on the implants on the day of implant placement. This technology provides us the a very easy transition from bad teeth or no teeth to a beautiful set of temporary teeth all in one visit. The final, permanent implant bridges will fully restore function and comfort. It is the very best option on all of dentistry.
How Can I Maintain My New Teeth?
Cleaning of Fixed Implant Bridges and Full Mouth Implant Bridges is the same as natural teeth. By brushing, flossing, and regular dental hygiene patients can easily maintain their new teeth. Implants do not decay, so, though we don’t recommend it, homecare is actually less important than with teeth.
What is the cost?
The cost varies greatly depending upon the region, doctor’s training, implant type, number of implants, the need for bone grafting and how many teeth we end up putting back (8, 10, 12 or 14). Overall treatment cost range $30,000-$70,000.