It’s widely known that dental implants are the best method of replacing a missing tooth, offering a permanent, aesthetic fixed solution to tooth loss. But did you know there’s a way to use as little as 4 implants to replace a whole arch (or both arches) of missing teeth? Enter All-on-4: the cost-effective implants treatment that’s ideal for patients missing several or even all of their natural teeth.
All-on-4 – how does treatment bring implants and dentures together?
All-on-4 uses 4 (or 6) strategically placed implants to secure dentures in a fixed position. Placing them at a 30-45 degree angle means they are able to support a whole denture and renders them suitable for patients who have low bone density and who may otherwise have needed a bone graft if they were getting single implants.
What are the advantages of All-on-4 vs Dentures?
As well as being a replacement solution for those with several missing teeth, All-on-4 is also a great option for patients who have worn dentures for a while and are looking for a more permanent solution. Some of the benefits of All-on-4 over dentures include:
- No need to remove them.
- No risk of the dentures slipping.
- Superior comfort as they don’t put pressure on your gums.
- Care for them in the same way as you would your natural teeth.
- Your palette isn’t covered with your denture so you’ll be able to taste the food you love.
- Restores the health of your jawbone and maintains your facial structure.
Replacing missing teeth: how it benefits your confidence
Gaps in your smile can seriously affect your confidence and wellbeing and replacing missing teeth can be life-changing. Many people stop smiling altogether as they feel embarrassed about their lack of teeth, which can affect relationships with friends, family and colleagues. Confidence and wellbeing are something everyone deserves and here at Corner House we take great pride in helping patients to feel better on the inside as well as on the outside.
If you would like more information about All-on-4 or other implant treatments here at Corner House, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team.