I have jawbone atrophy after wearing dentures. What are my options?

Long-term denture wearers in Tampa, FL frequently come in seeking implant solutions to the serious decline in the fit of their dentures. While conventional dentures can be relined or replaced to improve their fit after the jaw’s contour has changed, many patients want to avoid the need for repeated adjustments to their appliances as the years pass. And, they have heard that dental implants provide a much higher quality of life.

What they have heard is true. Denture wearers can upgrade to a more stable denture retained on dental implants, and benefit from long term significantly increased stability, biting strength, and comfort. Due to today’s fine dental materials and methods, their denture will look entirely natural and give them a beautiful smile.

The new implant-retained denture will be held in place by a minimal number of implants that are optimally placed and angled to make maximum use of available bone tissue. Even in cases where all of the biological teeth are missing and the patient has been wearing a full overdenture, an All-on-4 hybrid denture can be permanently retained on as few as 4 implants. The outer two dental implants are angled beneath the gum line to make them better situated to support the entire rear section of the denture.

The expert implant surgeons at Tampa Bay Institute of Oral Surgery and Dental Implants place those four dental implants near the front of the jaw, where the bone is thicker initially and resorbs more slowly. For this reason, patients who have already experienced bone tissue thinning at the back the jaw may still be eligible for All-on4 dental implant treatment. Our surgeons proudly use Nobel Biocare® All-on-4TM implantstoday’s highest standard of care.

To learn more about your options, including Nobel Biocare® All-on-4™ treatment, we offer a complimentary initial or second-opinion consultation, which includes a 3-Dimensional, CB-CT scan. That’s a $450 value!

You can regain full function, comfort, and a confident smile. Call the Tampa Bay Institute for Oral Surgery and Dental Implants to learn more about your options, including Nobel Biocare® All-on-4™ treatment. Complimentary initial or second-opinion implant consultations are available in our three locations:

Tampa — (813) 885-6555

Land O’Lakes — (813) 909-2354

Lakeland — (863) 648-6555