Should I continue and get upper implants?

I've had all my teeth out, 6 lower implants, bone grafting,in all of both my bottom and upper jaw. I've also had a sinus lift in preparation for 8 upper implants. My original intent was to get my teeth back as close as possible to my Original.
This whole process is extremely expensive and for
That I'm re-considering if I should continue on with the top. I'm a 50 yr old female and with the bottom implants and upper denture it's not to bad. I would need the denture adjusted for aesthetic reasons and I still have some trouble speaking
Correct.

Another thing that troubles me is the way my face
Started aging and I know that upper implants would
Probably help. I'm really torn about what to do because it has been a lot of money and there's still going to be a lot spent. $100,000 in total I'm at the halfway place now I'm really looking for advice.

Thank you in advance.

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by: Sharon B., RDH

It sounds like you are well into the process time wise as you have already had such major treatment completed, like the bone grafts. I don't think there would be any reason to turn back. You've already said that you can function with what you have now, but like you already said, dental implants would work so much better than the denture you have now. Perhaps you are just exhausted from having to undergo such extensive treatment. Just think about everything you've invested now and how happy you'll be with the results. It may be a good time to just take a small break and then finish up the rest of your upper implant work after the holidays. Implants are much easier to talk and eat with, and are made to fit the profile of your face, so that it appears natural.

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by: Anonymous

, 100,000 for the whole job sounds outrageous, shop around I have had a few implants and I was quoted from 3200 Australian too 7000 per tooth, if you are getting the whole upper donethey only need about 4 implants into the upper jaw they then bridge or use counter leaver type abutments and crowns.I live in an affulent area and the first couple cost a packet, I then found highly qualified dental surgeons working in an area in one of the outer areas checked it out and it was spot on.You have to read up on all the techneques they useI am guessing if you get 4 implants done at max$3200us that is for a good implant like noble that is a good brand let them heal for 4 months you should be able to get 12 abutments and crowns for 15000 us $ investagate and educate your

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by: Anonymous

100000??? Wow. I had 26 teeth removed, upper on 5 implants and lower on 4... Sinus lift, full upper and lower grafting for about half that! It is the best decision I have ever made. No more pain and a great smile to boot. Yes it is difficult to initially get used to, but WELL worth the effort. Had a partial for 8months and the difference is staggering. Check quotes though because your doctor sounds steep.

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by: Anonymous

100000??? Wow. I had 26 teeth removed, upper on 5 implants and lower on 4... Sinus lift, full upper and lower grafting for about half that! It is the best decision I have ever made. No more pain and a great smile to boot. Yes it is difficult to initially get used to, but WELL worth the effort. Had a partial for 8months and the difference is staggering. Check quotes though because your doctor sounds steep.

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