Full Mouth Dental Implants
Full mouth dental implants, also known as implant-supported dentures, are an effective way to restore missing teeth on both your upper and lower arches.
Full Mouth Dental Implants from Keith + Associates
Full-mouth dental implants are an alternative to dentures. This method requires only four implants per jaw, compared to traditional implants that require eight to ten implants per jaw. The full-mouth dental implant technique reduces the need for bone grafting and the implants act just like natural teeth, making this procedure quicker, easier, and more comfortable for patients. keith + associates dentistry is proud to offer expert-level full-mouth dental implants to Mission, KS, and the surrounding communities.Visit Our Implant Center Site
Full Mouth Dental Implant Cost
Our goal is to provide high-quality dental care at an affordable price. We will be able to provide you with your individual cost after your consultation. We also partner with CareCredit and Proceed Finance, which allows you to pay for your procedure over time. If you have any financial questions, please reach out to us and we would be happy to answer any of your questions.
Out-of-pocket cost for any procedure depends on your insurance coverage at the time of the procedure. Financing options are available for as low as $300/month pending your credit score with Proceed Finance.
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Why You'll Love Permanent Dentures
Love your smile
Patients who have had full-mouth dental implants learn to love their smile again. No more being ashamed to smile in photos for life's important events - our patients are proud to show off their beautiful new smiles.
Eat your favorite foods
Once you have your full-mouth dental implants, you're free to eat whatever you want. No more dietary restrictions or having to take dentures out to clean. Our patients are free to get back to enjoying their life, including all of their favorite foods.
Stops tooth decay
Full-mouth dental implants put a halt to any tooth decay issues you may be experiencing. Our patients don't have to experience the discomfort of tooth decay and don't have to keep investing time and money into remedying the issue.
Full Mouth Dental Implant Process
Dental implants involve several steps to complete the entire procedure. Each patient’s process will vary slightly depending on your oral health at the time, including if a tooth extraction is required.
- Consultation and exam. Before deciding if full-mouth dental implants are right for you we will complete a comprehensive exam. This exam will include x-rays to measure bone health, a digital scan of your teeth, and more. We will then discuss treatment options with you.
- Tooth extraction. If necessary, we will remove the teeth being replaced by the implants.
- Implant placement. The implants will be surgically placed in the bone and a healing cap is placed over the implant so the healing phase can begin.
- Implant healing. After your implants are placed, osseointegration begins. During this your jawbone heals around the dental implants, fusing with them. This healing period is critical. If we don’t allow enough time for your gums and bone to recover, the implants can’t provide a solid base for your new artificial teeth.
- Abutment / full arch placement. The abutment is the piece that the artificial teeth that will be placed on. The abutment is attached to the implant, and then the artificial teeth are placed on the abutment.
Meet Your Full Mouth Dental Implant Specialist
Dr. Bill Keith
Dr. Bill Keith has completed countless hours of continuing education in the field and teaches a course at the Colorado Surgical Institute on how to perform the full mouth dental implant procedure.
Full Mouth Dental Implant Aftercare
Following the procedure, you will likely experience some of the typical discomforts associated with any oral surgery, including swelling of the gums and face, pain near the implant sites, and minor bleeding. These symptoms should gradually subside within a week.
- Minor Bleeding. It’s common to have a small amount of blood in your saliva for a day or two after your procedure. If you are experiencing bleeding, bite on a moistened gauze pad for 30 minutes. If bleeding persists for more than a couple days, call our office at (913) 384-0044.
- Swelling. To minimize swelling, place an ice pack on the cheek near the surgical area for 10 minutes, then remove the ice pack for 20 minutes and repeat.
- Oral Hygiene. Properly caring for your implants will help them last a lifetime. Following the implant placement, it is important to be gentle when brushing near the surgical site. You should also have regular dental checkups for implant maintenance and wellness checks.
- Pain Management. We will prescribe you pain medication following your surgery. You will likely want to take pain medication regularly for the first couple of days following your procedure. Any pain you experience should gradually subside over the first week following the procedure.
It is important to avoid spitting, sucking on straws, or smoking for at least a week following your surgery. This can dislodge the blood clot and slow the healing process. It is also important to stay hydrated and eat plenty of nourishing food to help you heal quicker. Eating can be challenging following the surgery which is why we recommend primarily eating soft foods for 4-6 months after surgery. We also recommend the use of PerioSciences AO Gel to help the gums heal.
Full Mouth Dental Implant FAQ
What foods can I eat after?
Once you have received your full-mouth dental implants you will be able to eat anything you want. Since the implants act like real teeth, you will not have to restrict your diet at all!
Will I be without teeth?
No! We use modern technology to 3D print a set of temporary teeth for you! This means we can deliver them to you the same day or the day after your procedure. If there are any issues with your temporary teeth, we can also quickly and easily remake them without you having to come in for several additional appointments.
Do full mouth dental implants hurt?
You will be sedated during the actual procedure, ensuring that you feel no discomfort during the procedure. You may experience some aches and pain during the first week following the surgery, but we will prescribe pain meds to help you manage any pain.
How do I clean and care for my dental implants?
You will clean your dental implants the same way that you clean your real teeth, by brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day. We recommend the use of a water flosser such as the Waterpik to clean underneath your implants. We will also provide you with a night guard to ensure your implants don't get damaged in your sleep.
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