What are Full Arch Dental Implants?

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The primary goal of Full-arch implants is to restore an entire arch of missing teeth by using a series of 4-6 dental implants. After these implants, your dentist will make a set of implant-supported dentures that may be either permanent or removable that clip them onto the implants.

A full arch dental implant is a dental implant that replaces a missing tooth or teeth in the arch of the mouth. The arch is the first part of the mouth that meets each other at the palate. The advantage of a full arch implant is that the implant will be located in the jaw bone directly, so there is a better chance that the implant will last a lifetime.

Full arch dental implants – All you need to know about

Full Arch Dental Implants

Types of full arch dental implant

A full arch implant is a type of dental implant that is designed to support the natural shape of your mouth and teeth. The implant is placed in the upper and lower arch of the mouth.

This type of implant is designed to be more stable than a partial arch implant. The full arch implant is also designed to provide a better support system for the teeth. This type of implant is also more comfortable for the patient.

  1. Implant-Supported Dentures
  2. All On 4 Dental Implants
  3. Zirconia Full Arch
  4. Zygomatic Dental Implants


A full arch dental implant is a type of dental implant placed in a person’s jawbone. The primary benefit is to function without being attached to the teeth. This benefits people who need to eat without someone holding their jaw open. It also allows for more comfortable eating and speaking.


They are a more permanent solution than partial arch implants and are usually used to replace missing teeth. The risks of a full arch implant are that the implant can be easily misplaced and that it can cause serious complications.

How long will a full arch implant last?

This implant has its own benefits for your gums & jawbone, as it may last for decades with proper care once it has been done. You won’t have to think about dental implants anymore once you have them.

It is a long-term treatment option for patients who have lost a tooth or teeth due to a defect in the bone structure. The implant helps support the teeth left in the mouth and prevents them from moving.

How many teeth are on a full arch implant?

It’s a full set of dental implants, ranging from 4 to 8 per “arch” or row of the teeth. Just like dentists do one implant per replacement teeth, full arch implants are anchored by 4 to 6 implants in a single treatment. If you have more than 4 teeth needed to be replaced, the dentist recommends this implant.

How much is a full set of dental implants?

Usually, the cost of Full Mouth Implants supported dentures can vary from $8,000 to $85,000 depending on various factors.  Here is the summerise cost for the treatment to get a rough idea.

Full Mouth Dental ImplantsCharges
Consultation Fees$0 to $120
Single Tooth Implant$1,000 to $3,000
Multiple Tooth Implant
$1,500 to $30,000
Full mouth dental implants$30,000 to $85,000
Imaging scans$120 to $180
Surgical and non-surgical extractions$70 to $600
Bone grafts$220 to $2,900
Type of implant material$1,450 to $2,700
Dental Bridge Cost$700 to $1,500
Crowns and connector pieces$1,200 to $3,400

Please note that the charges may vary based on various factors like dentist location, experience, and many more but the above charges will help you to get rough estimates on how much it will going to cost you.

Insurance Coverage

Charges for each implant is different, and price may vary from each other. Your dental insurance may cover part of the cost as it’s medically necessary.

Dental insurance may cover up to 60% to 80% cost of the dental implant & replacement tooth based on what type of insurance and which insurance coverage you have opted for.

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