All-ON-4® Treatment Concept: The Modern Solution For All Missing Teeth
If you, or someone you know suffers from tooth loss or the discomfort from the instability of dentures, the All-ON-4® treatment concept may be the solution for a stable, easy to maintain, brilliant smile; all with the same-day replacement for the entire upper and/or lower teeth. At times, painful, inconvenient and unstable dentures can make chewing foods difficult, which could stop you from eating many of the food you once enjoyed. However, modern dentistry has solutions to suit a variety of needs. The All-ON-4® treatment concept offers patients many advantages in comparison to traditional, removal dentures.
The All-ON-4® treatment concept replaces your missing teeth with a full screw retained bridge supported by only four dental implants. With less implants needed, overall treatment time is reduced. This form of treatment is best for individuals with significant tooth loss or decay and for people whose bone loss in the jaw prevent them from being successful with their conventional dentures. Typically, your denturist can place temporary provisional teeth on the same day after implant placement. This means little to no down time on the day your implants are placed. These provisional teeth look and feel much like natural teeth, and you can lead a normal life immediately after surgery. After a few months of healing time, your denturist will place your final bridge. With this permanent, stable solution, you can start to enjoy your favorite foods again and no longer have to worry about lose dentures.
In addition to this stable, permanent solution the All-ON-4® treatment concept has many additional benefits. They are a cost effective solution; as your new replacement teeth require only four implants for each jaw, opposed to alternate implant solutions which require a greater number if implants. With less implants comes a lower price tag. An All-ON-4® allows for a faster treatment and healing time. Your replacement arch can be attached to your implants immediately after insertion. There is no need to wait for healing time between surgery and tooth replacement. With the flexibility to choose a final prosthetic solution that is best for you, your denturist can assist is ensuring you have the best solution to suit your lifestyle.
For more information, or to see if the All-ON-4® treatment concept is right for you, contact The Denture and Implant Centre to book a FREE consultation, today.