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After gum disease and a denture can you have teeth replaced as implants?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Daniel Kubikian
Dentistry - Periodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, predictably
You can expect implants to help support a denture (removable), hybrid (fixed) or bridge (fixed).
With dentures specifically, one of the main cost variables surgically is "number of implants" (2 or preferably 4) and prosthetically is "type of attachment" (bar vs. Single attachments). Ask your dentist for more info..... Hope this helps!

In brief: Yes, predictably
You can expect implants to help support a denture (removable), hybrid (fixed) or bridge (fixed).
With dentures specifically, one of the main cost variables surgically is "number of implants" (2 or preferably 4) and prosthetically is "type of attachment" (bar vs. Single attachments). Ask your dentist for more info..... Hope this helps!
Dr. Daniel Kubikian
Dr. Daniel Kubikian
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Dr. James Vito
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Tis is the situation that dental implants were created for. See a specialist with advanced training in dental implants who can evaluate you and give you the best option for your specific needs.

In brief: Yes
Tis is the situation that dental implants were created for. See a specialist with advanced training in dental implants who can evaluate you and give you the best option for your specific needs.
Dr. James Vito
Dr. James Vito
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
There has to be sufficient bone in the areas where implants are to be placed.
If there is not enough bone to place implants, bone grafts may be required to reconstruct the bone. Implants are placed after the grafts have healed.

In brief: Depends
There has to be sufficient bone in the areas where implants are to be placed.
If there is not enough bone to place implants, bone grafts may be required to reconstruct the bone. Implants are placed after the grafts have healed.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a Prosthodontist
So much depends upon the bone levels and shape in the areas where the implants need to be placed.
At our center (by design dental implant center) we commonly treat people with exactly these kinds of problems. The "all-on-4" technique is very good for minimal bone conditions in the back of the jaws. If more bone is present, more implants can be placed to add more teeth on the fixed prosthesis.

In brief: See a Prosthodontist
So much depends upon the bone levels and shape in the areas where the implants need to be placed.
At our center (by design dental implant center) we commonly treat people with exactly these kinds of problems. The "all-on-4" technique is very good for minimal bone conditions in the back of the jaws. If more bone is present, more implants can be placed to add more teeth on the fixed prosthesis.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Parimal Parekh
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: May be
Generally implants are done as soon as teeth are extracted.
Longer one waits or severe gum disease, it becomes hard. Might want to check with experienced local implant dentist.

In brief: May be
Generally implants are done as soon as teeth are extracted.
Longer one waits or severe gum disease, it becomes hard. Might want to check with experienced local implant dentist.
Dr. Parimal Parekh
Dr. Parimal Parekh
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dentistry - Periodontics
In brief: Implants
If your medical condition allows, you are a candidate.
Your bone volume needs evaluation, but that can be improved if necessary.

In brief: Implants
If your medical condition allows, you are a candidate.
Your bone volume needs evaluation, but that can be improved if necessary.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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Dr. James Courey
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Depends
The quick answer is yes, however, you may need bone grafts.
This will be determined through a simple ct scan of your jaws. If you have lost a great deal of bone and a full mouth of implants are not possible, you may consider and implant retained denture. These can be fixed or removable. See a prosthodontist for an individualized evaluation. Best of luck.

In brief: Depends
The quick answer is yes, however, you may need bone grafts.
This will be determined through a simple ct scan of your jaws. If you have lost a great deal of bone and a full mouth of implants are not possible, you may consider and implant retained denture. These can be fixed or removable. See a prosthodontist for an individualized evaluation. Best of luck.
Dr. James Courey
Dr. James Courey
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