Full Mouth Dental Implants - Carbondale, IL

Renew Your Life with a New Smile

Permanent Health, Function, and Confidence

If you’re living with missing teeth, the debilitating effects of your condition are realized daily. Only soft foods can be eaten without significant discomfort. Dentures are becoming loose and causing painful gum sores. Your confidence and health are rapidly declining. For all these problems and more, we offer a solution with our full mouth dental implants in Carbondale, IL. Often in just one day, we can replace your missing teeth with dental implants and a full arch prosthesis or denture and permanently restore your smile aesthetics, health, function, and quality of life!

Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Dr. Billy Laun and Dr. Frederick Gustave, have over 45 years of combined experience and place 500 dental implants each year. Backing their significant experience with sophisticated surgical technology, they provide incredibly precise and custom treatment, with predictably long-lasting results. Their dedication to innovation and patient comfort has established these surgeons and their team as leaders in implant dentistry in Southern Illinois. Turn to the experts for your full arch dental implant treatment!

Dr. Gustave Talks About Regain 100% of Your Chewing Ability With Full Arch Dental Implant Restoration

Comparing Your Treatment Options

Removable dentures no longer need to be your only solution to a failing dentition or complete tooth loss. Drs. Laun and Gustave specialize in numerous full mouth dental implant treatments, including implant supported overdentures, fixed hybrid prostheses, and the Atlantis® Conus Concept developed by Dentsply Sirona. All these solutions have their own benefits, drawbacks, and price points, so it’s important that we understand your oral health condition and your expectations for treatment. Rest assured, we have your best interests in mind and create treatment plans that best reflect your unique situation, needs, and goals.

Implant Supported Overdenture

  • Secured with 2-4 dental implants
  • Greater everyday comfort
  • Increased biting and chewing
  • Removable for daily cleaning
  • Most affordable solution
  • Needs repairs and replacements
  • Upper denture may have palate

Atlantis® Conus Concept

  • Secured with 4+ dental implants
  • Fixed and secure, but removable
  • Easy to keep clean everyday
  • Light and firm feel in the mouth
  • Preserves jawbone health
  • Incredible stability for eating
  • Cost-effective solution
  • Natural, life-like smile aesthetics
  • Palate-less for improved taste
  • Better speech and enunciation
  • Digitally designed abutments
  • No pastes or adhesives
  • Little-to-no need for replacement

Fixed Hybrid Prosthesis

  • Secured with 4+ dental implants
  • Permanently fixed in place
  • Maintained like natural teeth
  • Life-like Zirconia bridge of teeth
  • Resists cracks and fractures
  • Stability for biting and chewing
  • Prevents jawbone atrophy
  • Palate-less to improve taste
  • No pastes or adhesives
  • Better speech and enunciation
  • Costlier solution
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An Ideal Solution for Edentulism

We have been providing full arch dental implants solutions for many years and through our research and patient case studies, have found the Atlantis Conus Concept to be one of the best solutions for patients suffering from edentulism and a painful, loose-fitting denture. The Conus Concept is a “fixed-removable” option, that combines the strength and stability of a fixed set of teeth with the simplified and easy maintenance of a removable denture. The benefits this solution has over implant supported overdentures or fixed hybrid prostheses (the All-on-X solution) are in the unique design of the abutments and friction caps. Individually designed using the patented ATLANTIS VAD software, these abutments are patient-specific to provide optimal aesthetics and lasting function of the restoration while in place.

Our oral surgeons meticulously plan your surgical procedure to ensure that the dental implants and abutments are precisely placed in your jaw. When exactly lined up and parallel with each other, these unique abutments allow for easy removal for cleaning at home. However, when your restoration is in place, they’ll provide the durability and strength you desire for stable biting and chewing, so you can continue to eat the foods you love. A cost-effective, “fixed” solution that’s removable for easy maintenance is often the sweet spot in full arch treatments that many of our patients choose. You’ll be able to regain your health and confidence with a beautiful smile that won’t move in your mouth!

Our Smile Restoration Process

Your full arch treatment process begins with a personalized consultation with our oral surgeons. This treatment requires an incredible amount of detail and precision to produce the desired results as well as provide lasting functional, aesthetic, and health benefits. During your consultation, we’ll discuss your expectations for treatment, evaluate your oral health needs, and complete a CBCT scan and take digital impressions. This information will help us create treatment plans that fit your unique needs, smile goals, and budget. Even if you have extensive bone loss or a compromising medical condition, our oral surgeons have the expertise to provide custom solutions that improve your quality of life.

Using the CBCT scan, impressions, and the proven precision of X-Guide® from X-Nav Technologies, we’ll have custom-fabricated surgical guides made that will assist us during your surgery. X-Guide guided surgery is also interactive, giving us turn-by-turn guidance during surgery to ensure your dental implants are placed in the pre-determined locations in your bone to maximize their primary stability and long-term function. We’ll provide custom sedation or anesthesia for this procedure, so you can remain comfortable and pain-free throughout.

Once your dental implants are secure in your jaw, we’ll use the sophisticated Osstell® ISQ machine to measure the primary stability of each implant. Significantly more precise than an x-ray, this machine ensures that we’re not loading a prosthesis before the dental implants are safely stabilized in the jaw. However, in virtually all cases, we achieve a high ISQ value and can attach a temporary prosthesis the day of your surgery!

Healing after your surgery will take at least three months, during which time the bone will fuse around the dental implants to keep them secure. You’ll experience normal function and aesthetics with your temporary in place during this phase. Once you’ve fully recovered, you’ll return to your restorative dentist’s office to have your final restoration designed and fabricated. Regardless of which full arch solution you choose, this restoration will significantly increase your ability to bite and chew foods, look and feel completely natural, and give your confidence and health a boost! Enjoy the lasting benefits of your full mouth dental implants for years to come!

Our Affordable Financing Options

Full mouth dental implants are a life-long investment in your smile’s health and function, as well as your own confidence and quality of life. We advise that you receive this treatment only from highly qualified surgeons like Drs. Laun and Gustave to ensure its personalization and predictability. Our oral surgeons are uniquely trained and qualified to offer full arch dental implants, which means you’ll be receiving the highest quality of care if you choose Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Carbondale. Additionally, we provide a 1-year warranty on all our dental implant treatments for added peace of mind.

To help make our treatments more affordable for our patients, we partner with CareCredit®, Proceed Finance, and LendingClub dental financing companies. Through these companies, you can receive personalized loan amounts and low monthly payment plans that fit your budget. Virtually all our patients qualify for this financing and can receive the amazing and lasting benefits of full arch dental implants. Take the next step by contacting our insurance coordinator to learn more about your dental financing options.

Renew your smile—and life!

Schedule your consultation with our oral surgeons today.

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