Losing teeth is an unfortunate event . There can be multiple reasons for the condition to happen to a person. The cause can be accidental, or due to multiple decayed teeth that needed to be removed or a chronic periodontal illness. Regardless of the underlying cause of tooth loss, it is a serious problem that needs to be dealt with appropriately in order to cure dental disability. In recent times the most exhilarating and advanced methods of achieving this is a procedure widely known as All-on-4.
What is All on 4?
The first question that arises in our mind is what is All On 4?
It is a dental implant technique where the teeth of upper or lower arch are replaced with just four implants. All the four Implants act as a support mechanism for the placement of a complete set of fixed teeth in the oral cavity.
Are you the candidate for All on four procedure?
A person with good oral health as well as who is physically fit is eligible for implant treatment. It doesn’t mean that if you have poor oral health you will not be able to undergo this procedure, it simply means that you have to undergo the necessary treatment before proceeding to the actual procedure.
Who needs this?
☑️ Patient who want to prevent further bone loss and get a permanent solution ☑️ Patient whose diet is restricted or facing problems with speech because of traditional dentures.
☑️Want a fixed solution for the dental disability
☑️A complete edentulous patient.
The procedure for All on 4
Consultation & Examination
All on 4 treatment begin with a comprehensive oral examination . This includes a thorough examination of the patient’s dental health,past medical history, investigations i.e. x-rays, 3D
scanning etc . This is done to gain a complete understanding of the state of the patient’s dental health and identify the underlying issues that may need to be addressed prior to the commencement of the procedure.
After sedation, the procedure begins. The placement of the dental implants begins with marking insertion point on the surface of the bone. Once the implants are inserted and tightened the dental surgeon replaces the gingival tissue surrounding the implants and sutures it. The bite patterns and impressions are taken later on.
Once the procedure is finished, the patient needs to follow the guideline of post-surgery oral care and medication prescribed. After the healing of the site is achieved, the final impressions are taken.
Later on the final prosthesis is attached, the procedure is officially completed. A word from Umut Dental Clinic Antalya..
Imagine the difference the procedure can make in the life of a person dealing with dental disability. You suddenly start smiling wider. A range of delicious cuisines options reopens for them. They finally get back to full mouth function they had lost. It’s a big change. If you or someone you love might be a candidate for this life-changing procedure, contact us today.