A full set of teeth can be replaced in two ways, in a fixed bridge, or an overdenture.

Fixed bridge. – a full set of teeth can be replaced on a small number of implants. To gain the most predictable, scientifically verified long term results, Six or so implants in the upper arch and four or five in the lower arch are sufficient for long term stability. Ceramic or acrylic can be used for replacement.

Overdenture. – this is where two or four implants are used to retain a denture. They act much button studs in clothing and provide an anchorage for the denture. This is lower cost than.