Types of dental implants

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Different types of dental implants

From a single tooth to your entire smile, dental implants are the leading solution for restoring missing teeth. Known as the patient-preferred solution, 84% of patients wish they started with implants vs. dentures¹.

¹Qualtrics Study April 2019, Positioning Statement & Segmentation Evaluation.
Full mouth restoration

Implant denture

Secure your smile with a premium denture that attaches to fixed implants.

Fixed full arch implants

Transform your entire smile with a fixed, full row of permanent teeth.
Partial smile restoration

Single tooth implant

Restore a missing tooth with one natural-looking and feeling implant.

Implant-supported bridge

Replace 2 or more adjacent teeth with long-lasting implants and a bridge.
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Learn more about the different types of dental implants

The most common type of implants are endosteal implants. Depending on what your dental needs are, your implant team may recommend subperiosteal implants or zygomatic implants. Your team of implant providers will walk you through which solution is best for you.

All-on-four is a trade-marked version of an Aspen Dental fixed full arch solution that replaces missing teeth on your top or bottom arch. With Aspen Dental dental implants, you’ll get the same level of implant success rate, bite improvement and patient satisfaction so you have peace of mind in your smile.

Yes. No matter what type of dental implant you’re recommended, your dental implant procedure will include oral surgery as it’s necessary to insert and secure the dental implant(s) into your new smile. As always, your Aspen Dental care team will be with you every step of the way to ensure your as comfortable as possible during the process.

While it’s best to work with your local Aspen Dental’s team of implant providers to find the right type for you, you can compare your options to see which may be best for you based on your current oral health.

Endosteal implants

  • Why they work: The most common type of dental implants, endosteal implants are always durable and can last a lifetime

  • Placement details: A small titanium post is placed your jaw to secure a crown (artificial tooth), implant bridge, snap-on denture or fixed full arch, so these are typically recommended for patients whose jaws are healthy and able to support a dental implant naturally

  • Requirements: May require a bone graft if the jaw is too thin or soft to support a dental implant

  • Recovery: Typically between 3-4 months to allow the jaw to heal in between steps

Zygomatic implants

  • Why they work: An advanced procedure, zygomatic implants may be used for implants placed in the upper jaw when there is severe bone loss

  • Placement details: These dental implants are placed into the cheek bone due to a minimal jaw bone viability

  • Requirements: No bone grafting is required for this implant solution

  • Recovery: The procedure can be completed in one day but can be more complicated than other dental implant options because of the placement location

Subperiosteal implants

  • Why they work: A less common solution for the lower jaw only, subperiosteal implants are used for patients who don’t have enough jawbone to support endosteal implants

  • Placement details: These dental implants are placed under the gum but above the jaw

  • Requirements: No bone grafting is required for this implant solution

  • Recovery: While less stable than endosteal implants, these implants have a quicker recovery time