The process starts with an initial consultation to evaluate your oral health and possible treatment options. A 3-D image of your mouth is then created which will help the dentist to design a full arch with plans to place dental implants in the most supportive areas of your mouth. This process may require that teeth be removed to accommodate the arch and for bone shaping. The healing process takes six to eight weeks and requires that a specific diet is followed to keep the tooth implants from being disturbed before the fusion and the healing process has completed because, once complete, the implants are strong and stable.
Although there are many different approaches to rectifying the loss of teeth, some options are better than others. Traditionally, full and partial bridges have been a common choice, both permanent and temporary. However, a bridge doesn’t support the maintenance of healthy bone tissue like All on 4 dental implants do. Furthermore, dental implants are durable and require far less maintenance than a bridge and other non-implant options. Perhaps what distinguishes All on Four dental implants from other implants and the traditional bridge is the fact that a full 16 tooth arch can be effectively secured with just four implants as opposed to eight. This fact makes them an attractive choice for those looking to replace multiple missing teeth quickly and effectively, without having to endure the process of having multiple implants surgically installed. This gives the recipient a full set of strong stable prosthetic teeth.