It isn’t always necessary to have a one-for-one count when it comes to replacing your missing teeth with a dental implant. Depending on the number of teeth being replaced, you might actually need fewer implants than more. Read more belowabout the number of implant roots necessary for certain situations when it comes to strengthening your smile.
Individual teeth that need to be replaced become new, stand-alone teeth.Each implant supports an abutment along with a porcelain crown for what looks and feels like a natural tooth all over again.
Fixed bridges can replace more teeth at one time when dental implants are involved (vs. When they are placed on adjacent healthy teeth.)
An implant bridge may span the space of 4 or 5 teeth at once, and only two implants are necessary for support; one implant on either end of the bridge.
If you’re having a full-mouth denture placed and anchored onto dental implants, you will typically only have 4 implants placed (per arch.)
The All-on-4 denture can be supported by as few as 4 implant roots because of the sheer integrity and weight-bearing forces that implants are capable of.
Do you still have questions about how many implants you need to bring your smile back to life?
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