Single dental implants and All-on-4 dental implants are transformative solutions for individuals facing tooth loss or edentulism (total tooth loss). At Radiant Smiles, we recognize the profound impact that missing teeth can have on your oral health and overall well-being. Our commitment to comprehensive dental care extends to providing a range of restorative treatments, including both single and All-on-4 dental implant solutions, to help our patients regain their smiles’ integrity and confidence. If you have one or more missing teeth, dental implants are the premium option for tooth replacement, available at our dental center in Arlington, VA.
Single Dental Implants
Single dental implants are a highly effective and natural-looking solution for replacing individual missing teeth. They consist of three essential components:
- Implant: A small titanium post is surgically placed in the jawbone, acting as a sturdy and durable replacement for a tooth root.
- Abutment: The abutment serves as the connector between the implant and the prosthetic crown, securely holding the crown in place.
- Crown: The crown is the custom-made, artificial tooth that is attached to the abutment. It is designed to resemble the surrounding natural teeth in both appearance and function.
Single dental implants offer several advantages. The prosthetic crown closely mimics the appearance and function of a natural tooth, blending seamlessly with your smile. Unlike traditional bridges, which require adjacent teeth to be altered, single implants do not affect neighboring teeth for a more conservative approach to tooth replacement. Another advantage is that implants provide a stable and long-lasting solution, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of a fully functional tooth.
All-on-4 Dental Implants
All-on-4 dental implants are a revolutionary approach to full-arch tooth replacement. This method involves securing a full set of upper or lower teeth using only four strategically placed dental implants. All-on-4 treatment offers numerous benefits:
- Stability: The strategically positioned implants provide stable support for a full arch of teeth, eliminating the need for removable dentures.
- Efficiency: All-on-4 implants are typically quicker and less invasive than replacing all teeth with single implants, often requiring less time for recovery.
- Aesthetics: The prosthetic teeth are carefully crafted to provide a natural and aesthetically pleasing appearance, giving you a radiant smile.
- Improved Quality of Life: All-on-4 implants restore your ability to eat, speak and smile confidently, providing a significant boost to your overall well-being.
Both single and All-on-4 dental implants offer the benefit of stimulating bone growth in the jaw, which removable dentures and dental bridges do not accomplish. This can help retain the facial structure and a more youthful appearance.
If you are ready to explore the gold standard in tooth replacement with dental implants, come see our team at Radiant Smiles. We accept many dental insurance plans and have convenient financing available for your new smile. Call our dental center, conveniently located in Arlington in the Ballston/ Virginia Square corridor, to schedule your dental implant consultation with Dr. Chandna.