Dental implants are widely considered to be the best way to replace missing teeth and offer a permanent, fixed solution. All-on-4 dental implants is a state-of-the-art treatment that harnesses the power of only 4-6 implants, to give a fixed full-arch restoration. It’s an ideal treatment for patients who are missing several, or even all of their teeth. This cost-effective treatment has treated hundreds of thousands of patients around the world since being introduced to the market in 1998 – in 2016, All-on-4 treated its 100,000th patient!
How is it possible to use only 4-6 implants?
One of the most commonly asked questions is how can only 4 or 6 implants provide a solution to a full arch of missing teeth? We’re glad you asked…! Each of the 4 implants are strategically placed at 30-45 degree angles so that they are able to support a bridge. This means treatment is ideal for patients who may have low jawbone density – there’s no need for a bone graft as can often be the case with conventional implants. Replacing a missing teeth using dental implants can restore functionality and aesthetic to 100%, in addition to helping patients feel confident about their smile again.
It’s often possible to fit a full arch prosthesis on the day of implant surgery. By contrast, single implants require additional visits. All-on-4 really can be a life-changing treatment for many patients and here at Lander, we feel passionately about seeing you feel great about your smile when you leave the practice.
How does All-on-4 differ from dentures?
All-on-4 replace your teeth like dentures, except for the dentures sit on the implants. This means your jawbone health stays in tact and you don’t risk resorption (jawbone shrinkage) which is a common occurrence with long-term dentures wearers. All-on-4 implants will:
- Provide a permanent solution to missing teeth.
- Eradicate the risk of slipping dentures when you chew and talk.
- Are a fixed solution.
- Offer a high level of comfort.
- Support your facial features and structure.
Dr Nick Coley has many years experience placing implants. Nick has a tailored and holistic approach to implantology and continues to attend advanced courses to build on his already extensive knowledge, in order to offer patients the most state-of-the-art treatment planning methods and practices.
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