Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry
510 N. Washington St, Suite 301, Falls Church, VA 22046

Are All-on-4 Implants a Better Alternative Than Dentures to Replace Lost Teeth?

Senior woman in the dental office.

If you’re tired of hating and hiding your smile because you’re missing teeth, you may think traditional dentures are your only option. But today, there’s a much better solution called All-on-4® implants.

Details on Dentures
At one time, traditional dentures were the only solution for replacing lost teeth. They were quick and easy to manufacture and looked rather natural, but they tended to move around during the day and didn’t look exactly like natural teeth. These dentures were not very comfortable and made it difficult to pursue daily activities like eating, speaking, and athletics. While dentures served their purpose for replacing teeth, they were just not right for everyone.

All You Need to Know about All-on-4 Implants
Dentistry has come a long way and led to the development of a better alternative to traditional dentures known as All-on-4 implants. Often called All-on-4 dentures, these are an ideal alternative for people looking to replace missing teeth and maintain a high quality of life. Some of the benefits of All-on-4 implants include:

  • Very natural look and feel
  • Complete comfort
  • Only needs four dental implants embedded in the jaw to securely hold a complete set of new teeth
  • Only requires one surgery for a full set of new teeth in just one day
  • Much more secure and stable than traditional dentures
  • No risk of All-on-4 dentures shifting or loosening with wear
  • Ideal for active and busy people
  • Freedom to play sports, comfortably chew, and eat all of your favorite foods
  • Less invasive surgical procedure than traditional dentures because only four implants are needed

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Falls Church, call Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry today at (703) 988-6938 or make an appointment.

Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Falls Church. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry.

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Patient Reviews
Staff is very friendly and professional. I know my teeth are well taken care of by my dental hygienist and Dr. Herrmann.
Shirley B.
Very professional treatment done with care . The technician was informative at each step, and answered several of my questions concerning gumbo irritation.
James S.
My wife and I have been coming to Dr. Herrmann since we moved to the area four years ago. We always have a great experience and have never have to sit in the waiting room. Nicole is wonderful […]
Jacob P.
I highly recommend Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry. Nicole has been my hygienist for several years, and she is fantastic! She’s very thorough, careful, and most of all friendly and so […]
Matthew S.
I’ve been a patient of Drs. Herrmann and Desio for over 20 years. They are both caring and gentle professionals, and their office staff is top notch. In my late 50s I decided to try Invisilign. […]
Honora D.
My experience was excellent as always.I got 2 for 1 a wonderful cleaning and a wonderful filling that I didn’t have to get any shots and both one trip. Thanks so much, Betty White
Betty W.
Best dentist and hygienist ever!!! So friendly!!! They keep my amazing smile going!!!
Cassy D.
Most would agree that going to the dentist is the worst but at Dr. Herrmann & Desio it was a pleasure. From the friendly front desk staff to the excellent hygienist Niki, who left my teeth super […]
Rosana S.
I am a new patient at Hermann and Desio Dental and as embarassing it is to say this, I haven’t had dental work done in a long time. The whole staff was very friendly and made me feel […]
Soojin C.
I’ve been coming to see Drs. Hermann and Desio for over 20 years. I continue to make the trip from out of town twice each year, because I know a good thing, when I’ve found it! The entire […]
Anonymous
Nicole is hilarious! Great experience!
Matthew B.
To go to the dentist here is easy and frankly, fun! I am so relaxed in the care of Donna Maffeo and Dr. Herrmann that I typically take a nap while I’m being worked on. These folks are THAT good […]
Anonymous
Great practice – I trust their advice about my teeth.
Giin L.
It’s always a pleasure to see Dr. Desio, who does excellent work and is very concerned about the patient’s comfort.
Van E.
I first came to Dr. Desio on a referral from a friend after a bad experience. I was scared, and Dr. Desio was kind, reassuring, and honest. All entire team members are all the same way. 15 years […]
Victoria S.
I have been to these guys for over 10 years. Friendly faces and honest work. I look forward to many more years with the Design office.
A S.
All the employees were very friendly and got me in and out in a very timely manner.
Javier C.
I’ve been a patient of Dr. Desio and his associates for the past ten years. They offer great customer service, dental care and the most up to date technology and procedures. I’ve just had […]
Garrett K.
Two weeks ago, Dr. Herrmann extracted two of my wisdom teeth. I got to say, I was very nervous about the whole process, but Dr. Herrmann and his assistant Thea, made it better for me. The next day, I […]
Teresa Z.
Dr Herrmann is a very good and kind doctor . His office is a wonderful place for those who dresd the dentist . Friendly people and bright pretty office. I have taken my son here also and referred […]
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  • Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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