Straumann® Pro Arch in Silverdale, Poulsbo, and Port Orchard, WA
Fixed Full-Arch Treatment for Missing Teeth
If you are missing most or all of your teeth, the Straumann Pro Arch treatment can restore health and beauty to your smile. This advanced full-arch restoration system uses between four and six dental implants to secure a fixed denture. With your new smile in place, you can laugh and eat with confidence again.
During your consultation with Dr. Sukhdeep Dhaliwal, Dr. Paul Greenawalt, Dr. Thomas Curran, or Dr. Douglas Baasch, we will examine your oral health and determine the right type of restoration treatment for your needs. If you seek an alternative to dentures or need to replace your missing teeth, contact Kitsap Oral, Maxillofacial & Dental Implant Surgery to learn more about Straumann Pro Arch in Silverdale, Poulsbo, and Port Orchard, WA.
Benefits of Straumann Pro Arch
Restoring your smile with the Pro Arch system provides many benefits, including:
- No dietary restrictions
- Same-day replacement
- Only four to six dental implants required
- Upper and/or lower arch replacement
How Is Pro Arch Different From Dentures?
Many patients wear dentures because they are a quick and cost-efficient way to restore their smile. However, dentures do not fuse to the jaw bone like dental implants. Without stimulation, the jaw bone will deteriorate over time. Jaw bone loss can lead to sagging facial features, and treatment to repair the jaw bone can become costly and extensive. Dental implants are inserted into the jaw bone and provide the same stimulation as natural teeth roots, keeping the jaw bone healthy and strong.
Dentures must be replaced every few years due to wear and tear and can cause sores or slide around if not professionally fitted. With an implant-supported denture, your teeth will stay in place at all times. Your dentist can repair your prosthesis if it requires maintenance, but the dental implant posts are designed to last a lifetime.
Straumann Pro Arch Procedure
At the consultation appointment, we will take 3D scans of your mouth and face, then discuss your treatment options. Many patients undergo IV sedation for full-arch restoration, but we offer many anesthesia and sedation options for your comfort. Full-arch restoration is a collaborative effort between your oral surgeon and dentist, so we will work closely with your restorative dentist to ensure a seamless experience.
If you have been missing teeth for a long time, the jaw bone may have deteriorated. Prior to receiving implants, we will rebuild the jaw bone using bone grafts. Once there is sufficient jaw bone, you will be ready to undergo implant placement.
Once we have mapped out the details of your surgery and where we will place each dental implant, you will return for the surgical visit. After administering the anesthesia, your oral surgeon will insert the dental implants and attach a temporary prosthesis. In some cases, the final prosthesis is ready at the time of surgery.
After just one surgical visit, you will leave our office with a brand new set of teeth. The implants will fuse to the jaw bone over the next few months. Once healed, your final prosthesis will be attached if this was not done during the initial surgery.
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