People who need to replace several teeth or the entire denture find this to be the best option. This technique was developed in the 1990s and has changed the lives of millions of people throughout the world.
What is all on 4 dental implants?
The all-on-4 dental implant technique is a prosthesis placed in a fixed way during a surgical intervention on the patient. This prosthesis can be either of the lower part or the upper part of the tooth. And if the patient requires it, both parts can be placed. This technique is very safe and it works just fine.
At Rubio Dental Group we offer the best materials and the best professionals to confirm the patient a successful outcome. Our dentists have experience and academic endorsed specializations. We are renowned for providing an excellent service and making our patients feel more self-confident with their new teeth.
How do I know if these dental implants are right for me?
Before making the decision to use all on 4 dental implants, it’s necessary to talk it over with your dentist. The specialist will do a study about your teeth, radiological plates, photos, and a face-to-face review of the oral area. After finishing the study of your case, the dentist will determine if this surgery is what you really need and how to prepare for the intervention.
What’s the surgery like for the placement of this type of implant?
Before surgery, the patient, together with his dentist, should study the option of removing some teeth, if necessary. In case of needing extractions, they can be done during the same surgery.
At the start of the surgery, they anesthetize the patient, then they proceed to extract the remaining teeth from the patient’s denture, if there is any. All tissues are thoroughly cleaned, given that the mouth must be completely free of bacteria for an operation.
Next, they start drilling two or more holes in the anterior area of the jawbone. Two holes are also made in the posterior area of the jawbone. The greatest support of the implant will be located in them.
After having fixed the implant, the dentist begins to cautiously clean the oral area and suture the incisions. These sutures are made of a resorbable material which does not require of any visits to the dentist to remove them. In just a couple of weeks they will go away on their own.
How is the post-operative of this dental implant?
Post operative all on 4 dental implants can make patients feel some inflammation. This often happens within the first postoperative week, but the help of medications prescribed by the dentist helps with the healing process.
The dentist also gives the patient the appropriate indications for a diet consisting of soft foods and a lot of fluids. Smokers will be forbidden from smoking for some time so as not to affect the healing of the oral area. With regard to cleaning the teeth, the dentist will teach the patient the best techniques to do so.
What are the materials used in these implants?
All on 4 dental implants can be made of the following materials that we will mention below:
- 100% composite material
- Composite material finishes with ceramic
- Crown finishes with metal and ceramic materials.
- Resin finishes
Modalities of this type of implants
There are three types of modalities for this operation. These are the following:
This modality is aimed at those patients who have enough bone in the upper jaw area.
This type of modality is applied to patients who have lost a large part of the bone located in the posterior maxillary area.
This last modality is for those people who do not have jawbone. It is the surgical operation for more advanced cases. This is normally applied to elderly people.
Who can use this type of implant?
This type of dental prosthesis is perfect for those patients who have removable prostheses. Also for patients who have teeth that can’t be saved. Seniors are also ideal patients for this modality of dental implants.
What are the advantages of all on 4 dental implants?
The option of all on 4 dental implants furnishes greater benefits than the rest of the implants. Some of these advantages are:
- Postoperative recovery in a shorter period of time.
- They remain fixed, therefore, losses or breakage is avoided.
- Teeth can be extracted in the same implant placement surgery.
- The patient regains self-confidence by improving his aesthetics.
- It saves patients time and money because it is a practical solution.
- The surgical procedure is short-lived and without any pain.
- The patient will not need to remove them at bedtime . They are comfortable implants.
- The patient can speak and chew in just a few hours after the operation.
All on 4 dental implants, the solution for a complete and perfect denture
At Rubio Dental Group we are willing to enhance your aesthetics and that of your family members. We know that teeth are one of our letters of introduction to others and taking care of them is our responsibility. We are located in Mexico, we offer the public the best prices in the country and excellent service.
We have a wide range of dental services, including all-in-4 dental prosthetics. You can make a free consultation through our website, our team is ready to answer all your questions immediately.
We have more than 35 years of experience helping Mexican and foreign patients. We are in the top 5 of the best clinics in the country because our commitment, values and professional staff. We treat thousands of patients every year who visit us from Canada and the United States. We want to continue to improve the lives of patients and be the solution that they’re looking for so much.