Full-Arch Dental Implants FAQ’s

Why go to a specialist for full-arch dental implants?

It is essential to go to a surgical specialist for full-arch dental implants. Placing dental implants requires a high level of expertise and precision you won’t find with a general dentist. As an oral surgeon, Dr. Deragopian has extensive training and experience in dental surgery, ensuring each implant is placed accurately in a minimally invasive fashion. Dr. Deragopian is also well-versed in all other potential facets of the dental implant process, including bone grafting, sinus lifts, and jaw surgery.

Are full-arch dental implants worth it?

Our patients overwhelmingly say, “Yes!” After years of dealing with the hassles of dentures or covering their faces when they laugh or smile, patients can eat all the foods they love, smile, and laugh without embarrassment, and eat all the foods they love.

What is considered a full-arch dental implant?

A full-arch of artificial teeth that replaces all the upper or lower teeth is considered a full-arch dental implant.

How many dental implants do you need for a full arch?

Depending on several factors, Dr. Deragopian may place four to six implants in the jawbone to support a full arch of replacement teeth.

How many teeth are on a full arch implant?

If you replace all teeth in the upper or lower arch, the replacement arch will have 12-14 teeth.

How long do full-mouth dental implants last?

With proper care, the implants in the jawbone should last a lifetime. With proper oral hygiene, your replacement teeth can last 20 years or more.