All-on-4 can be a solution for patients who need dental implants but want to avoid the damaging effects of traditional treatments, such as dentures or a dental bridge. With All-on-4 dental implants, patients can receive implants even if they have little available bone mass. There are a number of benefits of choosing this treatment rather than traditional treatments. These include:

  • Shorter recovery period
  • Traditional dental implants cost more
  • There is generally no need for bone grafting surgery
  • Easy maintenance and care
  • It is easier to eat and speak clearly than with dentures or a dental bridge
  • Long term sustainability
  • Preservation of bone and surrounding gum tissue
  • A more attractive appearance than traditional dentures.

Before receiving the dental implants, patients are administered a local anesthetic to keep pain and discomfort to a minimum. We then place four implants in strategic locations based on where bone volume is the highest. Afterward, a temporary set of fully functioning dentures is attached until the implants become fully integrated.

The All-on-4 method is designed specifically for use with just four implants. With All-on-4 dental implants, patients do not require bone grafting surgery. This is because of the positioning and angle of the implants. The front two implants are placed at a 90 degree angle while the two back implants are placed at a 45 degree angle. Because of the angle of the back implants, we are able to maximize the use of available bone tissue. This also makes dental implants a cost effective solution for patients with a limited budget. For more information about All-on-4, contact our office today!

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