The DuraSmile Dental Implant procedure is an option for patients who need a whole set of upper and lower teeth permanently replaced. The procedure is a relatively new technique in dentistry and allows patients to receive an entire arch of beautiful teeth in a single surgical procedure By using just 4 dental implants instead of one implant per tooth, the procedure can replace an entire set of teeth without the need for repeat surgical visits and of course DuraSmile is very strong, long-lasting, dependable and low maintenance.
With the DuraSmile procedure, the patient needs just four dental implants to benefit from this innovative treatment.
What is the DuraSmile Implant procedure?
“DuraSmile” and “All on 4” are terms used to describe a procedure that allows patients to receive beautiful teeth in just one surgical procedure You may hear of other versions of this procedure such as “Teeth in an Hour,“ “Dental Implants in One Day,“ “Teeth In One Day,“ “Teeth In One Visit.” While they go by many names, all refer to a one-day implant treatment, which restores a full arch of replacement teeth.
The DuraSmile treatment concept utilizes four dental implants to attach your new set of permanent replacement teeth in a minimally invasive way. The dental implants used in this procedure are specially designed for immediate function and typically do not require bone grafting. This treatment is attractive for those patients with dentures or in need of full upper and/or lower restorations. If you are about to lose your teeth or have many missing teeth, the DuraSmile-procedure can help you achieve a beautiful smile and teeth in just one surgical procedure.
Unlike other approaches that involve more laborious and costly techniques often requiring bone grafting, sinus lifts, and eight or more implants per arch, which can take up to 3 years to complete treatment. Our Crowns Now, doctors use this proven technique that involves only four specially placed implants without the need for bone grafts and sinus lifts. Your new teeth can be completed in just a surgical procedure.
The end result is a solid base of teeth that are fixed in place and cannot be removed by the patient. It means reduced healing times allowing our patients to regain their original youthful smile and original function faster, more reliably. The DuraSmile technique is FDA approved and has a long history of success.
How does the DuraSmile procedure work?
DuraSmile dental implants are placed during an outpatient surgical procedure in our Crowns Now Surgical Suite. Most patients will want to take advantage of some sort of sedation for this procedure, in addition to the local anesthetic that will be used.
Before leaving the Crowns Now office, the patient is fitted with a fixed. After you have healed for 2- 6 months, you will return for a second stronger more precise, customized beautiful set of teeth.
What are the benefits of the DuraSmile procedure?
In addition to the short treatment time frame, The DuraSmile implants have a number of advantages over conventional dentures:
- You have beautiful teeth in one surgical procedure
- It’s a minimally invasive procedure
- There’s less pain and swelling
- No more ill-fitting dentures
- It eliminates denture adhesives
- Your new teeth are secure like your natural teeth
- Fewer dental visits are required
- It’s cost-effective compared to traditional implants
- It is a life-changing procedure
With the DuraSmile procedure, you will enjoy eating again!
A full set of dentures allows for about 10%-20% of chewing capacity compared to a full set of natural teeth. This means a softer diet, which may eliminate some of the foods that you’re accustomed to eating. With permanent dental implants, you can regain your self-confidence and 90%-100% of your chewing ability. Eat the foods you once enjoyed. More often than not, denture wearers complain that their denture ends up “flopping around a lot.” A denture is a last resort. This state-of-the-art technique is specifically designed for individuals to re-establish their chewing function, stop bone loss and the effects of aging.
Who is a good candidate for the DuraSmile procedure?
- Denture wearers
- People frustrated with paying over and over for dental work that doesn’t last
- People with dry mouth caused by medical conditions and medications leading to excessive tooth decay
- People who have battled life long gum disease
- People recovering from drug addiction, that a has destroyed their teeth
- People who want a predictable, beautiful, long lasting smile with very low maintenance.
If you are interested in the DuraSmile dental procedure, get in touch with us today to arrange a free consultation. A doctor at Crowns Now will speak you in-depth about your dental history, your requirements and concerns and explain all your treatment options to you so can come to an informed decision. Call today for your free consultation and to learn more about our dental implant services.