BUDA, Texas (PRWEB)
January 10, 2018
Dr. David McIntyre now welcomes patients with dentures in Buda, TX, to experience the benefits of All-on-4® dental implants, with or without a referral. Patients with multiple missing teeth or those who are looking for a more permanent alternative to dentures can speak with Dr. McIntyre about the All-on-4 protocol at his cutting-edge practice Clear Springs Family Dentistry in Kyle, TX
Patients with multiple missing teeth or a full arch of missing teeth may be self-conscious about smiling and may suffer from systemic health complications like diabetes and coronary artery disease. Tooth loss also contributes to a loss of biting and chewing function, resulting in declining nutritional and oral health. The jaw bone, when not stimulated by tooth roots, will resorb, causing a “sunken-in” look that can age the appearance of the face. Many patients turn to traditional dentures which provide minimal functional and aesthetic improvements, though there is a more permanent and beneficial option thanks to the All-on-4 protocol.
All-on-4 is the modern alternative to traditional dentures that combines dental implants with a denture or prosthesis for a more permanent and stable solution to tooth loss. Patients who suffer from jaw bone loss as a result of multiple missing teeth can specifically benefit from All-on-4. With this treatment, dental implants are strategically placed in locations and at angles that make the best use of the remaining jaw bone. Just as natural tooth roots, dental implants also restore jaw bone health by stimulating natural, healthy growth.
Once the dental implants have fused to the bone, a custom, full-arch denture or prosthesis is secured to the implants, providing a natural-looking and stable set of new teeth. The dental implants…