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All-on-4 Dental Implants
There are many different reasons people can lose teeth. Tooth loss can lead to issues and inconveniences in everyday life. Activities such as eating and speaking may become more difficult. Tooth loss can also have a significant impact on personal confidence. For some people, the thought of having dental implants can be embarrassing. However, All-on-four dental implants can help! They provide a much more alternative to the traditional dental implant.
What Are All-on-4 Dental Implants?
All-on-4 implants are a highly popular dental prosthetic treatment. All-on-4 implants can be used to completely restore both the upper and lower arch, using just four dental implants that are fitted to a dental bridge. This dental bridge creates a strong anchor for replacement teeth which is attached to your natural teeth. The treatment consists of a set of permanent teeth, designed to feel and look natural.
Here at Oldbury Smile Spa, our dentist’s are highly trained and experienced in all aspects of All-on-4 dental implants and general dentistry. To start your journey to beautifully straight teeth, book an appointment with us today!
All-on-4 Dental Implant Process
All-on-4 dental implants are a permanent solution to traditional dentures. Their permanent fixing allows for more reassurance, confidence and security. All-on-4 dental implants, consisting of just four dental implants, fitted to a bridge that is then attached to your natural teeth. They can be used to completely restore the upper and lower arch. The process of All-on-4 treatment can take 6-12 months, depending on the healing process.
Who is suitable for All-on-4 dental implant treatment?
- Those who want to replace tired, traditional dentures
- Those who want permanent false teeth
- Those with wobbly or loose teeth
- Those who have multiple missing teeth
- Those who want a natural-looking solution to missing teeth
All-on-4 Dental Implant Benefits
- Improved Appearance
The All-on4 procedure helps preserve and prevent further damage from the facial structure that can naturally occur from tooth loss.
- Chewing Functionality
You will see a big change in this area. You can eat all your favourite meals without worrying about unstable dentures.
- Lasting Smile
The All-on-4 treatment is a set of permanent teeth that is fixed with a non-removable implant-supported bridge.
- Improve Quality of Life
When you have a great set of new teeth your confidence and quality of life will improve.
- No Slipping or Shifting
Our All-on-4 dental implant is very stable and reliable. You will not experience slipping or shifting as you would with traditional dentures. They are firmly anchored to a thick area of the jawbone.
- Can Be Brushed and Cleaned Like Your Natural Teeth
Due to the permanent fixing of All-on-4 dental implants they can be brushed and cleaned the same as your natural teeth. This means you can keep your smile looking clean, white and healthy.
- A Safe and Fast Procedure
All-on-4 dental implants are a quick and safe procedure. Treatment time usually takes 6-12 months depending on healing time.
- Suitable for a Diverse Range of Issues
All-on-4 dental implants can be used to restore a range of dental issues.
- No Pain or Friction Between the Dentures and Gums
Due to the way All-on-4 dental implants are attached to your existing teeth, patients won’t experience friction or pain between the dentures and gums. This can be common with traditional dentures.
- No Adhesive Required
Again, due to the way All-on-4 dental implants are attached to your existing teeth, there is no need for an adhesive.
All-on-4 Dental Implant Maintenance
All-on-4 dental implants are attached to your natural teeth. This makes the fixing permanent and highly stable. This allows you to clean your dentures the same way you would clean your natural teeth. Staying on top of the cleanliness and hygiene of your implants will keep your smile looking clean and white for longer.
All-on-4 Dental Implant Cost
The cost of an All-on-4 procedure varies from patient to patient. We offer a complimentary consultation to evaluate the patient. This helps to give them a better idea of the total cost. Payment plans can be set up, interest-free. All-on-4 is an investment that will leave you with a beautiful smile for the rest of your life!
Here at Oldbury Smile Spa, our dentist’s are highly trained in all aspects of All-on-4 dental implants and are experts in handling the needs of anxious patients. To start your journey to beautifully straight teeth, book an appointment with us today!
Due to the way All-on-4 dental implants are attached to your natural teeth, they feel just like your existing teeth. They bite just like natural teeth and provide the comfort and appearance of natural teeth.
Yes! All-on-4 dental implants look just like natural teeth.
Yes! Even if you don’t have natural teeth, you can still get the same comfort, appearance, and bite from All on 4 implants as you would from permanent dentures.
The All-on-4 procedure uses only 4 implants to replace all teeth on an upper arch, whereas traditional implants utilize anywhere from 5 to 8 implants in one arch. Also, traditional implants often require bone grafting, a process that can take 6 months or more. The All-On-4 Dental protocol requires no bone grafting for most patients, with a success rate that is equal to or better than traditional implants.
Usually, the surgery will take 4 hours per arch.
No. All-on-4 dental implants are not removable as they are permanently fixed into the mouth.
In the vast majority of cases, All-on-4 dental implants last at least 20 to 25 years. However, they may last the duration of the patient’s life.