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  1. Arti says:

    When no teeth are present the jawbone has no use, which leads to its deterioration. Besides allowing replacement of all missing teeth in a dental arch, dental implants help prevent bone loss that occurs when teeth are lost. With the use of implant prostheses, the bone is put to use, preserving it and your facial support. This shrinkage of the jawbone has esthetic consequences for your face (causing an older appearance), especially when missing all teeth. On the contrary, more implants (usually 4 or more) are needed to support an upper “palate-less” complete denture. The number of implants for these removable full-arch prostheses, primarily depends on the arch or jawbone being treated. Therefore, less implants (usually 2 to 4) are needed for the lower jaw to allow sufficient support of a lower complete denture. Therefore, less implants (usually 2 to 4) are needed for the lower jaw to allow sufficient support of a lower com

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