What are All-on-4s?
All-on-4s refer to a procedure that utilizes four strategically placed implants to secure a denture in place. The implants are placed into the bone of the jaw. When the implants are placed in adequate bone we can attach a non removable denture the same day as the implants are placed. Thus achieving a new smile in one day. Implant-supported dentures are more secure and will not slip or fall out like old pairs you’ve had in the past.
Why are All-on-4s needed?
You may want or even require all-on-4s if your denture is constantly slipping and falling out. If your dentures are uncomfortable or don’t fit well, implants can keep them in place and provide you with an even, custom-made fit. Implants are relatively permanent in nature, so once they’ve been given time to heal and fuse with the bone, you can expect decades of secure, comfortable use. Your all-on-4s denture won’t require adhesive, gels, creams or bonding strips to keep in place.
What makes you a good candidate for All-on-4s?
In order for the implants to be successful, it’s important that you have adequate bone structure where the restorations will be placed. If you’ve suffered bone loss, a bone grafting may be recommended prior to the implant surgery. You should be healthy enough to undergo oral surgery in order to properly place the implants. A comprehensive examination and consultation will be done prior to the all-on-4s procedure and we will take a special CT Scan to help us see your bone structure, underlying nerve pathways and other intra-oral considerations.
The Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants
If you are missing a few or all of your teeth, but you’re looking for a more affordable, quick, and permanent solution to restoring your smile, All-on-4 placement might be the right procedure for you. Thanks to the advancements made in the field of dentistry, dentures or full dental implants are not your only options to restore your teeth to full form and function. The All-on-4 dental implant procedure is also commonly referred to as “smile in a day” because you can walk away from a single appointment with a fully restored smile. There are many benefits for choosing All-on-4 dental implants as opposed to traditional dentures or full dental implants. Many of our patients opt for this procedure because All-on-4s are:
– Comfortable: Dentures can be uncomfortable because they can loosen and shift while you chew. With All-on-4s, your dentures are supported by titanium implants that are attached to your jawbone, securing them into place and allowing you to naturally chew, bite, and smile with ease.
– Affordable: Because the All-on-4 procedure only requires four implants to be placed in your bone, this vastly decreases the treatment time and cost. Additionally, because of the unique techniques used during the procedure, bone grafts are often unnecessary, saving you time and money.
– Fast: As long as you have sufficient bone density for implant placement, your dentures can be secured on the same day that your implants are placed, allowing you to see immediate results.
– Effective: The All-on-4 implant procedure has been proven to have consistently good clinical outcomes. After treatment, you can enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile for years to come.
If you would like an alternative to dental implants and traditional dentures, contact our office today for a consultation. We will evaluate your oral health and determine if this is the right solution for you. Restore your teeth with All-on-4s today and leave our office with the beautiful smile you deserve.