Change Your Life with Dental Implants
Are you suffering from missing, broken, or decaying teeth? Edentulous patients often suffer in silence thinking there is nothing that can be done to restore their smile. Whether you are missing just one tooth or a whole mouth of teeth, your smile can be restored thanks to dental implants. At Sycamore Family Dental, we have been helping patients suffering with missing teeth all over the Livermore, CA area. Patients needing full mouth dental implants or full arch dental implants can regain their natural looking smiles in as little as one appointment. If you have been searching for the solution to your missing teeth, Dr. Lori Ross at Sycamore Family Dentistry can help you!
Missing teeth can have detrimental, long-term effects on your oral health if not addressed right away. Tooth gaps can cause gradual shifting of the surrounding teeth, as well as possible future tooth loss thanks to bone degradation. The resulting effect on facial structure and the remaining natural teeth leads to an increase in pain and difficulty chewing and speaking. However, the effects of missing teeth go beyond just the physical. Patients often confess to feeling self-conscious and hesitate to interact with others due to fear of judgement about their smile. This lack of self-confidence slowly breaks down our ability to interact with those around us and can be isolating. You deserve to feel good about your smile! Your oral health is important and should be a priority in enhancing your quality of life.
Choosing Dental Implants
Full mouth dental implants have become the go-to technology for patients looking to rejuvenate their smile. When patients think of whole mouth solutions to missing teeth, removable dentures are often the technology that comes to mind. Removable dentures are often less expensive than whole mouth dental implants, however in the long term many patients often agree the investment in full mouth dental implants is well worth it. Removable dentures utilize adhesives to stay in place. They may shift while chewing and speaking and may feel uncomfortable over time to changes in facial structure resulting from bone loss. Removable dentures can be misplaced or damaged. Over time they may need to be replaced completely if fit adjustments no longer fix the issue of ill-fitting dentures.
Today, many patients opt for full mouth dental implants or full arch dental implants instead of removable dentures. Dental implants are made up of three components: post, abutment, and restoration. The post is anchored directly into the bone and mimics a tooth’s root by stabilizing the restoration and the surrounding bone. As a result, the implant helps prevent further bone loss and possible changes to surrounding facial structures. The abutment connects to the post and extends beyond the gumline to act as an attachment for the restoration. Your restoration is customized just for you based on traits like skin tone and face shape to help your new smile look as natural as possible. Your full mouth dental implants or full arch dental implants are a permanent solution to missing teeth. No more struggling with adhesives or ill-fitting removable dentures. Your full mouth dental implants help prevent bone loss and help you feel more confident about sharing your smile with others. Sycamore Family Dentistry is ready to help you on your smile makeover journey and it’s easier than you think!
Implant Supported Dentures
Full Mouth Dental Implants
Our Dental Implant Process
Your dental implant journey begins with a scheduled consultation.
During your consultation, Dr. Ross will perform an exam, take various images, discuss sedation options and create a customized treatment plan. Your consultation is the perfect opportunity to discuss your smile goals, as well as any concerns you may feel about the surgery. Our finance team would be happy to speak with you about the cost of full mouth dental implants and the various financing options we have available. Once your treatment plan is finalized, your surgery will be scheduled, and imaging will be sent to the lab to begin crafting your restoration.
All-On-Four® to Six dental implant protocol for patients requiring full mouth dental implants
At Sycamore Family Dentistry we are proud to offer the All-On-Four® to Six dental implant protocol for patients requiring full mouth dental implants and full arch dental implants. All-On-Four to Six is a groundbreaking protocol offering implant patients a less invasive and cost effect method to receive a full mouth rejuvenation. During your surgery, Dr. Ross will strategically place four to six implants directly into the bone. The implants will anchor and stabilize a temporary denture placed the same day as your surgery. You will leave your surgery with a brand-new smile and ready to start a new chapter in life! After your surgery you may experience a small amount of bleeding and swelling at the implant sites. Following a few weeks of healing you are ready to return to the office and receive your final, permanent restoration. Your permanent denture is customized just for you and will create a beautiful, natural looking smile.
Trust the team at Sycamore Family Dentistry to be with you every step of the way through your dental implant journey. Dr. Lori Ross is highly trained and experienced with dental implant surgery, having helped patients since 2019 achieve the smiles they’ve always dreamed of. Our team is ready to answer any questions you may have regarding post-surgery care, financing, and anything else you want to learn about. Contact us today to learn more about dental implants and schedule your appointment.