Have you ever gone to the dentist after years of avoiding sitting in the chair, just to be told that your teeth can’t be saved?
This can be disheartening to hear, especially if you had no idea that your condition was that severe.
Just because your teeth can’t be saved doesn’t mean that you’re stuck to a life of being self-conscious of your smile. You can leave the dentist’s office with brand new teeth in a day.
How do I avoid losing my teeth in the first place?
The best way to keep your teeth healthy is to visit the dentist often. They can catch problem areas before they turn into irreversible damage, which will save you time and money.
One common symptom of a problem in your mouth is bleeding gums. This is not normal. It could be the first sign of gum disease or cavities. In most cases, cavities and gum disease aren’t painful, so you won’t notice until it’s too late.
Taking care of your bleeding gums could be the difference between keeping your teeth and losing them.
How can I get new teeth in a day?
“Teeth in a Day” is when you get four dental implants placed at once. When that’s done, you immediately have full teeth replacements attached to the implants.
Prior to the day of surgery, your measurements will be taken and moulds will be created. These moulds, along with pictures of your existing teeth, will be sent to the dental laboratory, along with a description of how you’d like the final product to look.
On the day of surgery, your dentist will give you a light sedative along with dental freezing. Any teeth remaining will be removed and the surgeon will place four dental implants in a very specific way so they can attach the teeth to them on the same day.
While this is going on, the restorative dentist and the dental laboratory technician will work together to create the piece that will look and act like teeth for you to wear while you heal for approximately six months.
Once your gums have healed, you will return to the restorative dentist’s office for new molds and pictures. At this point, the permanent tooth replacements will be made. The good news: this part of the visit is completely painless and typically does not require any dental freezing!
How much does this procedure cost?
There is no simple way to say it: the cost of this procedure is high.
You can expect to pay around the same price as a luxury car to have a brand new smile. But think of it this way: you will have a healthy mouth and a great smile!
Can anyone get this procedure?
If you are considering going down this path, it is important to make sure that you’re in good health. If you are a heavy smoker, immunocompromised, or you have uncontrolled diabetes, the outcome of this treatment is less predictable. You should speak with an oral surgeon and a restorative dentist first.
However, if you are in good health (except for your oral health), the treatment results are consistently positive.
If you want to learn more about how you can get new teeth in a day, contact Dr. Andrea Stevens today.