All on Four Implants for Missing Teeth
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All on four implant refers to substituting all teeth on Four dental implants. The back implants provide total support for rehabilitation and are tilted on 45. The tilting back avoids bone drifting and help overcome bone deficiencies. For the support of tooth or a ‘Bridge’ segment of teeth, small titanium fixtures are inserted into the jaw bone so that it stays behind for long.
Our center also provides full mouth rehabilitation, where there is no need for implants under each tooth. Inorder to have a strong foundation, two implants are placed in the front arch and two are placed behind in the intended angle. Implants when placed in this particular angle, helps in preventing bone grafting and parts of the jawbone which are of typically poor quality can be taken care of. Another advantage of All in four dental implants is that it is designed according to the optimal function and aesthetics of dentistry. It simplifies maintenance and hygiene and thus is a versatile way of dental implantation.
Why Choose All on Four Dental Implants?
- Lower Cost
All on 4 implants are low in cost compared to conventional implants
- Shorter treatment duration:
Takes only small treatment time compared to other implants
- Prevention of Bone Grafting
Bone Grafting can be avoided by using all on 4 implants
- Better appearance
Provides a natural and healthy smile thereby improving your appearance
- Clean and easy to maintain
Since involves only 4 implants, easy to maintain oral hygiene.
Am I a suitable candidate for All on Four Dental Implants?
Any individual currently using dentures or may need in future are ideal candidates. Though age is not a deciding factor, candidates need to be in good health condition and healthy immune system. Existing health conditions like diabetes or lifestyle habits like tobacco usage needs to be considered.
Types of All on Four Implants
Using Regular Implants
Missing teeth/tooth can be a cause of concern for millions of people across the globe. In order to maintain good oral health it is important to replace missing teeth. Missing teeth could lead to degeneration of bone, further tooth loss or gum recession. The All on 4 implants are a set of permanent teeth that look and feel like natural teeth and helps restore your facial features.
In All on 4 method four dental implants are placed into each of the upper and lower jawbones that anchor the prosthetic tooth in place. These implants are placed at an angle to allow increased contact with the help of the natural support of the bone. These small screw like structures made of titanium are inserted into the jawbone surgically and fuse with the bone easily. Natural looking prosthetic teeth are affixed on abutments on the implants. Unlike dentures, they do not slip or shift and saves discomfort.
Using Zygoma Implants
In case you have insufficient bone available in your upper jaw and have been advised against dental implants then you may be an ideal candidate for trying out a revolutionary technique known as zygomatic implants. Though using bone graft or sinus lift may also help restore enough bone for placing implants but the process is invasive and involves significant amount of discomfort. Zygomatic implants are implants that are longer than normal dental implants and are anchored in the cheek bone. The procedure is performed under a general anesthesia by a specialized oral and maxillofacial surgeon and can be completed in a day. New teeth can be connected to them using the All on 4 method. Once the zygomatic implants are placed, then the replacement upper arch is placed. Throughout the process the patient was on sedation though not unconscious and experienced minimal discomfort. Any surgical procedure involves great risks and it is advised to take an expert opinion before proceeding with it. The experience and expertise of an implant dentist along with the quality of the materials used is very significant. For further information please do not hesitate to talk to our experts.
Major Benefit of All on 4 Dental Implants
All on 4 implants requires only minimal or non-bone grafting techniques or other surgical procedures. The treatment is most preferred and is popular because it replaces each set of teeth with just four dental implants in one surgery. Since it is an affordable treatment, many people have got their entire smile restored with All-on-4 dental implants.
All On 4 Dental Implants Procedure
The doctor will start the treatment only after proper planning.The All-on-4 Procedure begins by fixing the titanium implants in the bone by a surgeon.It takes only very little surgery and recovery time for four-six implants.Once the implants are in, the abutments/posts are attached to the implants. Thereafter, transitional teeth are fitted and adjusted for ease of bite.
The All on Four dental implants is an extraordinary procedure that provides a permanent alternative to dentures in as little as a single appointment. It can either be used to replace an entire mouthful of teeth or even a single missing tooth. It is also referred to as Teeth in a Day.