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What Makes All-On-Four Dental Implants Different?

Decisions, decisions. For patients with missing teeth, it may seem easier to solve a Rubik’s cube than choose among the different treatment options now available—from removable dentures and traditional implants to a fairly new procedure called All-On-Four dental implants. To help you solve the puzzle of which treatment option may be right for you, here’s a handy checklist of how All-on-Four dental implants differ from dentures and traditional implants.

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth that come in two varieties—complete or partial—depending on whether all the teeth are missing or whether some natural teeth remain.

In comparison to dentures, All-On-Four dental implants are:

Dental Implants
Dental implants are replacement tooth roots that serve as a strong anchor for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth made to match your natural teeth.

In comparison to traditional implants, All-On-Four dental implants:

The oral surgeons at Oral & Facial Surgeons of Arizona are all All-On-Four specialists, as well as experts in other more traditional treatments that may be a viable option as well. To learn more about what treatment is right for you, give our office a call to schedule a consultation with an oral surgeon, who can evaluate your condition, make a custom diagnosis and help you select the best treatment option for you.