Comparing Dentures and Full Arch Dental Implants
When patients are missing most or all of their teeth, it becomes difficult to perform everyday activities like eating, speaking and even smiling. What most American’s choose to replace their teeth is a removable denture appliance. Dentures, however, do not offer the full benefits of natural teeth and can often be a hassle for patients. As a superior alternative to traditional dentures, Dr. Michael Noffze offers our patients full arch dental implants, which utilize dental implants with a fixed bridge of teeth to restore your mouth. A common question patients have is about the pros and cons of dentures compared to full arch dental implants.
Dentures are typically removable acrylic appliances that are designed to look and function like a full set of teeth. They are designed to fit to your mouth specifically and rest on your gums, being held in place with adhesives or suction. Dentures only restore a portion of your bite strength, restricting your diet to certain foods. Over several years, your jaw bone will begin to deteriorate, causing your dentures to be ill-fitting or loose, which requires a denture readjustment or a new pair of dentures be created.
Full Arch Dental Implants
Full arch dental implants include four to six dental implants strategically placed into areas of your jaw with the most bone. These implants are used to securely hold a fixed bridge of teeth. With dental implants, no adhesives are needed and you will have almost 100 percent bite strength restored to your mouth, allowing you to eat the foods you love without worry. With proper at-home care and routine dental visits, full arch dental implants can last you the rest of your life and never need to be replaced.
Dental Implants are a Lifetime Investment
By choosing dental implants to restore your mouth, you are making a lifetime investment in your smile. While the cost of dental implants may seem more upfront, the quality of life full arch dental implants provide is priceless when compared to dentures in Fargo, ND. Imagine the confidence you will experience when you never need to worry about your teeth again. When choosing to restore your mouth with full arch dental implants, Dr. Noffze has your best interests in mind throughout every step of the process.
- An Experienced Specialist — Dr. Noffze is a board-certified oral surgeon trained at the prestigious Mayo Clinic
- Dental Implant Expert — Dr. Noffze places over 400 dental implants successfully every year
- Teeth in One Day — we offer same day dental implants and teeth with the TeethToday® process
- Advanced Care — our office utilizes state-of-the-art technology and soothing dental anesthesia