All-on-4™ refers to a specific dental implant treatment technique developed by Nobel Biocare to describe a dental implant procedure that replaces all missing teeth on the upper or lower jaw with dentures secured by four dental implants. In practice often more than four implants are required. This technique is an effective solution for patients with significant tooth loss or those who have no teeth at all.
The All-on-4™ procedure is different from traditional dental implant procedures because it utilizes just four or five implants, whereas traditional implant procedures typically require many more implants. This technique can provide a full set of functional and natural-looking teeth in a shorter time and with less discomfort.
The dental implants are strategically placed in the jawbone to provide optimal support for a full arch of replacement teeth. The posterior implants are angled to maximize the contact with the available bone in the jaw, providing stability and support to the arch. This approach allows the implants to withstand the pressure of biting and chewing without causing any discomfort.
Once the implants are securely placed in the jawbone, a temporary set of teeth is attached to the implants. This allows patients to leave the dental office with a fully functional set of teeth while the implants are healing and integrating with the jawbone. After a few months, the temporary teeth are replaced with a permanent set of teeth that are custom-made to fit the patient’s mouth.
All-on-4™ is an excellent solution for patients who have experienced significant tooth loss or have no teeth at all. This procedure can provide a fully functional set of teeth with a natural appearance that can help restore confidence and improve overall oral health. If you are interested in learning more about All-on-4™, speak with the team at Bite Dental to determine if this technique is right for you.
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