In honor of Thanksgiving, our team at Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center wants to give thanks to the Houston community by giving something back. We truly appreciate the support we’ve received from this community, which is why we’ve decided to launch our first annual Second Chance program, which aims to restore the oral health of our community one smile at a time.
Poor oral health and extensive tooth loss can be extremely physically and emotionally taxing. Many patients with extensive tooth loss feel uncomfortable smiling and avoid social situations. Eating certain foods can become extremely difficult and painful, and some patients even have difficulty finding jobs because of the appearance of their teeth. Unfortunately, some people lack the financial means to pay for dental procedures—that’s where our Second Chance program comes in.
The Second Chance program will provide one community member with upper and/or lower full-arch restorations, free of charge. Our expert surgical team will help the recipient throughout their journey to a new smile, from the initial consultation all the way through their recovery.
During the full-arch restoration procedure, the patient will receive a custom-made arch of brand new teeth, which will be permanently placed in the jaw using four or more dental implants. The dental implants will keep the new teeth securely in place, allowing the patient to smile and eat with confidence. Dental implants also promote a healthy jawbone by combatting bone loss. Once the implants have healed, the recipient will be able to eat a normal diet, and with proper care their new teeth will last for years to come.
We are humbled to see the number of applicants interested in the program. Clearly there is a need for quality oral healthcare in the Houston area, and we are excited to serve our community through this program in the future. We are so thankful for all the applicants who shared their stories with us, and we can’t wait to begin this process. Thanks so much for making Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center a part of this wonderful community. We look forward to meeting our recipient and helping them throughout the entire Second Chance process. To follow the story of our Second Chance recipient, follow our social media accounts. We are grateful for your interest in our program, and we hope you have a happy Thanksgiving!