Dental implants to replace a single tooth:
Implants are durable, stable and the ideal solution to replace a single missing toot. And eliminate the need to grind healthy adjacent teeth.
Dental implants to replace multiple teeth:
Implants can be used to replace and support individual crowns or bridges. Support of adjacent healthy teeth is not necessary because implants act as replacement dental roots.
Dental implants to replace all teeth:
In addition to being aesthetically beautiful, as well-maintained natural teeth. Complete implants are more comfortable than dentures and bridges, ensuring total mobility and well-being for speech and feeding. Implants eliminate the need for adhesives to keep dentures in place.
Dental implants for upper teeth:
The bone conditions for this type of implants need to be favorable, because the bones are usually strong at the bottom. Even so, the use of the overdenture technique allows the use of only 6 implants to support a complete arch with 10 to 12 replacement teeth.
This is possible because of a bar that connects the implants, giving this more stability and retention.
Dental implants for the lower teeth:
In this case, the bone in the front of the mandible is usually very dense, which results in less need for implants to treat the entire arch. Although in many situations it is possible to provide a simple treatment plan using only 4 implants, it is more common to use 5 implants to replace all lower teeth.
See your dentist about the advantages of sealants for your particular situation, and the out-of-pocket costs.