Arizona Dental Implants

When you lose all your teeth, it is a difficult situation.

Most people, when all their teeth are missing, have removable dentures made.

Before: a jaw with no teeth present

Before: a jaw with no teeth present

They are made to rest on the gums. Most people who wear removable dentures, are unhappy with them. They slide around when you talk and when you eat. The shifting makes them tend to create sore spots on the gums unless they fit
perfectly.

Implants installed

Implants installed

They can be embarrassing. Even for those who keep them in whenever they go out in public, there is a loss of confidence and self-esteem when you look at yourself in the mirror and realize you have no natural teeth.

Teeth being installed over the implants

Teeth being installed over the implants

The best treatment when you have no natural teeth is to have dental implants. They are placed in the jaw, as a replacement for the tooth root, and then the teeth are placed on top of them.
A disadvantage of this treatment is the cost. In order to save money, some people have an implant overdenture where an ordinary removable denture is made but it is anchored with usually two implants. Dr. Chal calls them snap-on dentures.

Final result

Final result


However, this is an entry-level implant denture. There are more functional and more comfortable options. If this is what works best for your budget right now, you can always upgrade later to something better.

You may be interested in reading some impressive dental implants success stories from actual patients of Dr. Chal’s. For anyone who has had removable teeth, moving up to dental implants is a dramatic, life-changing experience. They feel like they have their own teeth back, and a common comment is that they wish they had done this years earlier.

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