Before you commit to getting a full-arch implant, it is important that you know the good and the bad around what you can expect. This way, you can be confident moving forward and discuss any concerns that you do have to your dentist during the consultation.
Without further ado, here are the notable pros and cons of full-arch implants:
|Pros of full-arch implants:||Cons of full-arch implants:|
|Speak more clearly and easily||It is a costly procedure|
|Live with more comfort and less pain||Isn’t covered by most dental insurance|
|Enjoy your favorite foods again||Risk of bone loss at the implant site|
|Save money in the long term||Require a surgery and anesthesia|
|Improve the strength of your jawbone||Can take a few months to heal|
|Last a lifetime with good maintenance||Infections are rare but possible|
|Are stronger than natural teeth||Dental implants can fail (around 5%)|
|Restore your confidence|
|Fall back in love with your smile|
As you can see, there are many important factors to consider when seeing if a full-arch implant is right for you. We recommend that you speak with your dentist in a one-on-one consultation to see what the best solution is for your future smile.
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