The All On Four implant technique is a procedure that allows the dental prosthesis to be fixed on four dental implants placed at certain angles in patients with no teeth.
What are the advantages of the All On Four implant technique?
The advantages of the All On Four treatment are as follows:
It provides the opportunity to perform a fixed tooth prosthesis with a single surgical procedure on the same day to patients with no teeth.
The operation is easier because no further surgical procedure is performed, such as a sinus lift operation or bone addition.
The duration of dental implant surgery is shorter.
As the number of dental implants used decreases and it does not require additional surgical procedures, its cost is lower than that of conventional dental implants.
It provides an aesthetic look and a smile line, a smile aesthetics which can be planned specifically for the person.
Cleaning and maintenance are easier than fixed dental prostheses on conventional dental implant.
It is suitable for patients with nausea reflex who are unable to use a mobile dental prosthesis.
Its design differs from the complete denture. Since it does not cover the palate, it is easier to get used and use.
Since the number of treatment sessions required is low, it is suitable for patients residing outside the city.
Who can use the All On Four implant technique?
The All On Four treatment can be applied to all patients with no teeth and no systemic disease that would interfere with dental implant surgery who have adequate bone volume.
What are the stages of the All On Four treatment?
Patients who will receive the All On Four treatment should undergo a detailed clinical and radiological examination. Computed tomography (CT) measurements are made and appropriate planning is performed.
The All On Four procedure consists of two stages: surgical and dental prosthesis procedures. After 4 dental implants are placed on the treatment day according to the planning of the patient, the temporary dental prosthesis is fixed on the dental implants on the same day. After 3 months, the patient receives the permanent dental prostheses.
Will I have pain after the All On Four procedure?
As with any dental implant operation, some pain and swelling may be seen after the procedure. However, these complaints can be easily controlled with the medication you will use in accordance with your doctor’s advice.
How will my nutrition be after the All On Four procedure?
You can use your temporary dental prosthesis fixed on dental implants immediately after the procedure. However, you should use a diet that your doctor recommends to you for a 3-month period, which is the process of integration of dental implants and bone. After 3 months following the completion of the procedure, you will be able to feed as desired with your permanent prosthesis.
Is All On Four a successful procedure?
Studies have shown that the long-term follow-up of the All On Four procedure has a high success rate.