Knoxville and Maryville TN
Data compiled by the American Academy of Prosthodontists estimates that there are 40 million people in the United States who have lost all their natural teeth. Are you one of them? If so, you may think that dentures are your only option. However, the expert dentists in Maryville at Crestview Dental Care can restore your smile in a single dental appointment through an innovative procedure known as Teeth in a Day.
What is Teeth in a Day?
Also known as the All-on-4 implant system, Teeth in a Day entails installing an arch of replacement teeth, which is anchored by dental implants that are placed in strategic locations to anchor the dental bridge and provide support. Your new replacement teeth will be fixed in the mouth; that means they won’t slip or shift the way dentures can. You will have a permanent, stable bite, and your replacement teeth will feel and function just like natural teeth.
The beneFits of Teeth in a Day
For decades, traditional dentures were the go-to solution when it came to helping patients who were living with significant tooth loss.
However, dentures can cause issues, including:
- Decreased chewing ability
- Interference with speech
- Inability to taste food well
- Mouth sores
- Loose fit
- Dentures may not fit well, become floppy, or fall out
If you choose the Teeth In a Day procedure, this means you no longer have to deal with messy denture adhesives or be embarrassed about a loose-fitting dental prosthesis. Teeth In a Day provides you with a stable bite in which you can enjoy food again, talk with ease, and feel comfortable in your new set of teeth. With your new smile, you can enjoy social gatherings without any fear that your teeth will fall out.
What can you expect from Teeth in a Day
To begin, one of the expert implant dentists at Crestview Dental Care will place four implants in each dental arch. These will serve as anchors for the arch of replacement teeth, which is attached to those implants. At Crestview Dental Care, we use cutting-edge materials and technology to ensure your smile is functional and cosmetically beautiful. You will be smiling confidently again in no time! The length of the procedure varies, but it usually takes 2 ½ hours per dental arch to place the implants. We make sure to administer a local anesthetic before beginning the work so that you will not feel any discomfort during the procedure. Crestview Dental Care also offers sedation dentistry using nitrous oxide, which can calm you and diminish any feelings of anxiety you may experience pertaining to dental work. Any discomfort following the procedure usually can be managed by taking over-the-counter pain relievers.
Teeth in a Day in Knoxville
You don’t have to live with tooth loss any longer. Whether you have already lost all or most of the teeth on a dental arch or a dentist declared that your teeth are failing beyond repair, Crestview Dental Care can restore your smile, your confidence, and your chewing ability through the Teeth in a Day procedure. To find out more, schedule a consultation today by calling (865) 982-1700. We are happy to care for patients from Knoxville, Maryville, and surrounding areas in Tennessee.