04 Aug All-On-Four Expands Implant Candidacy
If you’ve lost the majority of your teeth and years have passed since this happened, then your jawbone could lose mass and density. Your now weakened jaw could be unable to support traditional dental implant dentures. But with All-On-Four, we have an option that maximizes your remaining jawbone structure! At our Oklahoma City, OK, dental office, we can offer a full smile All-On-Four implant dentures.
The Impact of Weakened Jawbone Structure
Our jaws weaken once we lose our natural teeth because the body will suspend or divert the regular flow of key nutrients to the jaw. Without calcium and phosphates, the jaw loses mass and density, breaking down to cause further tooth loss and an older appearance. Which means you don’t have enough structure to support the multiple dental implants necessary to secure a full set of dentures. Typically, this could mean you require bone grafting or sinus lift to fortify the jaw and support new tooth roots. But with All-On-Four, our team can offer a fixed set in one visit without the need or prior surgery.
The Benefits of the All-On-Four Placement
The process involves placing four posts into the jaw at specific angles and positions, usually toward the front of the jaw where the jaw is thicker and less likely to degrade as quickly as the rear portions. These posts are smaller than traditional ones, and can still stimulate the growth of bone tissue and support a set of dentures. The procedure doesn’t require lengthy time between the place of the implants and the attachment of your denture. Instead, you can leave after one visit with a complete smile!
The Placement Process
Our team will carefully examine the smile with digital x-rays and choose the best placement areas. We then use digital technology to guide these into position. In the same visit, our team will connect abutments to each post. We then attach a temporary denture, one that fits comfortably and looks natural. You leave with a full smile, and later we can remove the temporary and attach the final one that is custom-made for your smile. You can enjoy a full set of teeth in one day, and never go without. If you have any questions about how we replace missing teeth with dental implants, or about the All-On-Four procedure in particular, then contact our team today to learn more.
SPEAK WITH YOUR OKLAHOMA CITY, OK DENTIST ABOUT TEETH-IN-A-DAY!
With our Teeth-In-A-Day, our team can secure durable tooth replacement in only one sitting, so you never go without a full and beautiful smile. To find out more about securing fixed implant dentures with this advanced treatment option, call our Oklahoma City, OK office at (405) 624-1300 or (800) 352-8685.