Bone resorption may occur in the upper and lower jaw of patients with long-term tooth deficiency. Implant treatments require a certain size of the jawbone for a healthy application. Otherwise, advanced surgical techniques are needed for implant placement. This increases the duration of treatment for the patient and increases the cost.
The All on 4 implant technique is most proper way for the complete toothless patients with jaw dissection. In this technique, temporary dental prosthesis is fixed on four implants placed at certain angles. After 3-4 months of healing, permanent prostheses are made.
Advantages of All On 4
- Implants and prostheses can be performed on the same day with a single surgical procedure.
- Operation time is shorter.
- It provides aesthetic and natural appearance since it can be designed individually.
- Easy to clean, maintain and use.
- It is more economical than traditional implant treatments.
Who can be treated with All on Four?
Anyone who does not have a disease that can interfere with treatment, has sufficient bone structure, wants to use a fixed prosthesis and without full tooth is the right candidate for All On 4 treatment.
All On 4 treatment process
Before All On 4 treatment, temporary prostheses of the patient are prepared by measuring with computer aided measuring devices. If there are teeth that need to be extracted, they are extracted under local anesthesia. The implants are placed in the designated areas and temporary prostheses are applied to the implants. The procedure is terminated with the application of the temporary prosthesis. After 3-4 months of healing, permanent prostheses are applied to the patient.
Things to consider after All On 4 treatment
After the temporary prosthesis is fitted, the medicines prescribed by the dentist should be used regularly. Excessive heat, extreme cold food and drink should not be consumed. During the period of temporary prosthesis, hard foods should not be consumed and light and medium hard foods should be fed.During permanent prosthesis, normal feeding routine can be continued.