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Dental Implants, Dentures, and All on 4 Dentures

If you have one or more missing teeth dental implants may be a way to put your smile back on your face. This procedure involves placing one or more dental implants in the mouth. This procedure is virtually pain free and less traumatic then having a tooth extracted. Following placement of the implant a crown is then custom fabricated to fit this implant and blend seamlessly with your smile. For those missing all their teeth, dentures can be custom fabricated to attach to implants to restore your beautiful smile, with the security of knowing the dentures won’t slip and slide in your mouth. A new technique called the All on 4 Denture that merges both these concepts has also been developed.

Dentures and Implants

A common way of replacing severely decayed or loose teeth is with dentures. However, dentures have their own set of drawbacks. They can look artificial and may be uncomfortable while chewing. Though most of them are custom-made to fit and feel like real teeth, they may not always feel like the real ones. However with the right indications, in as little as 3 or 4 visits it is now possible to have your mouth restored to a pleasing smile with comfortable implant retained and supported dentures.

How It Works

All on 4 Dentures are similar to dentures, however they restore up to 90 percent of teeth functions, as opposed to dentures which retain only 50 percent of them. It is the perfect example of technology and its merger with medical science being beneficial to the patient and doctor at the same time. The first step in the procedure is the scanning of the mouth and jaw. Accurate, three dimensional CT scans of the mouth and jaw are taken and reproduced through the e application of CAD/CAM graphics and guides. They maps out the mouth with high accuracy and reveal where the implants need to be placed.

With the help of these guides, the doctors get an in depth picture of the mouth and are prepared well before the patient comes in. On the day of treatment, the implants are placed and pre-made dentures are fixed over them. It is a quick procedure allowing the patient to return home on the same day!

Benefits of the All on Four Dentures

Instant Results

The procedure takes a few hours and does not require the patient to stay overnight. Patients can go back to their daily routine within a few days of treatment.


The All on Four Dentures are specifically made not only to function like real teeth, but to also look as genuine as possible.

The All on Four Denture is a new revolutionary concept that is slowly becoming the preferred choice of many. If you are looking for a treatment option that is both aesthetic as well as cost effective, you can opt for All on Four Dentures. If you reside in the Louisville area of Kentucky, you can call for an appointment with Dr. Pat Carroll at Exceptional Dentistry. If you want to know more about the procedure, feel free to talk to Dr. Pat Carroll about it.

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Schedule your visit with Dr. Carroll, and prepare to enjoy yourself. Our Louisville dental office serves patients in the Shelbyville, Crestwood, LaGrange, and Shepherdsville areas – and beyond. Get started on the path to a stunning smile and healthy mouth today!

7513 New Lagrange Rd., Louisville, KY 40222 USA
Dr. Patrick M Carroll Dr. Patrick Carroll at Smiles by Carroll in Louisville, KY offers Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. (502) 423-7868 (502) 327-7446