What is All-On-4 and Teeth-In-A-Day?
All-on-4 implants refers to four implants being used per arch to keep a denture securely in place. This is a more stable alternative to regular dentures that may require adhesive and gels to keep in place. For teeth-in-a-day, you will have implants placed and immediately be able to go home with a fixed set of dentures. This not only enhances your smile, but is quick and convenient for many of our patients.
Why might All-On-4 and Teeth-In-A-Day be needed?
All-on-4 implants are essential for patients who may already be wearing a denture but who are unhappy with how secure it feels. Your denture may fall our regularly or you may find that you’re always using gels and adhesives to keep it in place. Our goal is to provide you with an implant option that improves your confidence. For teeth-in-a-day, you can feel confident in that you will go home the same day with a gorgeous new smile.
What makes you a good candidate for All-On-4 and Teeth-In-A-Day?
All-on-4 as well as teeth-in-a-day aren’t for every patient. If you have an active infection in your mouth or if you have problems with bone loss, you may need other treatment first before the implants can be placed. To determine if you are a good candidate for the procedures, you will come in for an exam and consultation. We will help in determining which implant option is right for you and what you can expect.
What happens during the procedure for All-On-4 and Teeth-In-A-Day?
First, we will administer sedation of your choosing and can discuss your options during the consultation appointment. We will then create a small incision through the gums and insert the implants deep into the bone. The implants will be given time to heal before your new prosthesis is made just for you. For patients who will have the teeth-in-a-day procedure, you will have the brand new prosthesis made for you before you go home so that you can enjoy a full, healthy-looking smile.
If you are interested in all-on-4 implants as well as teeth-in-a-day, we can help answer all of your questions when you contact our office and speak with one of our friendly staff members.