Many people are not prepared to consider dentures and the thought of being tied down with dentures is not appealing. The loose, wobble, smelly lifestyle is not ideal. Fortunately we have other great options to give you your smile back. Our dentists can help you compare dental implants vs. dentures to find the best solution for you.
These implant options offer you dependable, secure and stable result that looks and feels great! Below is a comparison of the Secure Fit (All on Four), traditional All-on-4® and the conventional denture.
ALL-ON-4® vs SECURE FIT vs DENTURES
|Helps preserve jawbone and facial structure||Helps preserve jawbone and facial structure||Jawbone decreases over time causing poor fit and lack of facial support|
|Looks, Feels and Functions like natural teeth||Looks, Feels and Functions like natural teeth||Can feel fake, inhibit taste, speech and temperature sensation|
|Secure, durable and dependable||Secure, durable and dependable||Can be loose, wobble and rock while eating|
|Denture adhesives or creams not necessary||Denture adhesives or creams not necessary||Adhesives are usually required|
|More natural chewing||More natural chewing||Limited chew ability. You must relearn to chew and avoid certain foods|
|Long lasting||Long lasting||Have to be remade or relined to maintain fit and function|
|Removal and cleaning performed by your dentist (approximately every 6 months).||Easy removal at home for cleaning||Easy removal at home for cleaning|
|Repair requires removal||Easy repair||Easy repair|
|If teeth are damaged, temporary teeth can be used as backup.||Inexpensive Back-up available||Backup available|
|If new implant is needed, a new set of teeth will be required.||If a new implant is needed, no need to remake set of teeth – saves money||Can be connected to implants|