If you’re looking for a prime example of the wonders that can be achieved by modern dentistry, look no further than the All-on-4 dental implant system. Usually, there’s a degree of exaggeration involved when you hear the words ‘overnight transformation’, but this treatment really can change your smile and your life in just one day. If you’ve struggled with dentures in the past or you hate smiling in public because you have a large number of missing or severely damaged teeth, All-on-4 could be the treatment you’ve been dreaming of.
What is All-on-4?
All-on-4 is an advanced implant treatment that literally transforms your smile in a day. This treatment uses a set of four implants to anchor an entire arch of new teeth, offering a swift and simple alternative to traditional implant treatment. Two of the implants are placed at the back of the mouth, with the other two positioned at the front of the jaw. The front implants sit at 90 degree angles, like traditional implants, while the back implants are placed at 45 degree angles. The angle and location of the four implants increases stability, which enables an entire arch to be supported by just four implants. Usually, around 6-10 implants are needed for a full set of new teeth.
Traditionally, implant treatment takes several months, as the implants are left to integrate into the bone tissue before the prosthetic tooth or teeth are attached. With All-on-4, the new teeth are placed at the same time as the implants, so you can enjoy the benefits immediately.
Who can benefit from All-on-4?
All-on-4 may be beneficial for patients who have experienced issues with traditional dentures in the past, as well as those who are looking for a rapid tooth replacement solution for a large number of teeth. In order to ascertain whether you are a good match for this treatment, your dentist will carry out some tests, including X-rays, during your consultation. They will also explain the ins and outs of treatment and answer any questions you have to make sure that you have all the information you need to decide whether or not to press on with treatment. To find out more or to book your consultation, simply call the clinic and speak to one of the friendly reception team members.