All On X Dental Implants

What Are All on X Dental Implants / Teeth In A Day?

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All on X Dental Implants (sometimes referred to as Teeth In A Day) use 4 permanent metal posts to attach full dentures. These dentures can be snap-on dentures which can be removed or your dentist can permanently attach them to the implants. This remarkable procedure gives patients more cosmetic benefits than standard dentures as well as the added benefits of implants

With All on X implants/dentures, patients can enjoy the full functionality and appearance of natural teeth.

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What are The Benefits of All on X Implants?

All on X is Quick and Safe

Due to the nature of the procedure, it enables your dentist to plan for and complete in an afternoon what used to take months using individual implant procedures. This “get back to your life” ease couple with the fact that studies have proven the relative safety of these cases make them a great option for patients in need of multiple teeth.

All on X is a Cost Savings

While the cost of All on X procedures can produce “sticker shock”, we have found that the cost of this single day procedure is actually much cheaper than a long effort to tackle individual implants and crowns. This fact coupled with the quality of life improvements make All on X an ideal option for patients requiring many new teeth or a full restoration.

All on X Cases Do Not Require Bone Grafting

In traditional implant cases, due to insufficient bone density, a bone graft is often required. A graft is achieved by your dentist placing bone in your jaw that fuses over time creating a more stable foundation upon which to place your implant. Because All on X provides your clinician with greater flexibility over placement, the likelihood of a patient requiring a bone graft is greatly reduced.

Maintenance Is Very Easy

Unlike traditional dentures for instance, an All on X does not need to be removed to clean and maintain. This enables the patient to get back to a regimin of brushing and flossing alongside routine dental cleanings to maintain them

Permanent Solution

Modern implants are a highly successful solution for missing teeth. Studies show that well-cared for implants can last decades and be a beneficial part of your life-long smile.

Implants Can Restore the Appearance of Your Natural Smile

Dental implants are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. Your dentist will work with you to match the color, size, and shape of your surrounding teeth so that your implant will fit perfectly and look amazing!

Implants Can Prevent Bone Loss in Your Jaw

When a tooth is missing, the jaw bone in the empty space often deteriorates over time due to lack of stimulation. Studies indicate that as much as 25% or more of the bone volume can be lost during the first year a tooth is missing and then continues over the years.

Additionally, dentures frequently accelerate the bone loss by becoming loose over time and eroding the bone by the constant movement. Because an implant replaces the tooth root, chewing and bone stimulation is restored and natural bone growth continues.

Implants Can Prevent Changes to the Shape of Your Face

Your teeth and surrounding jaw-bone support the natural shape and structure of your face. When you lose a tooth, you additionally lose that support. The effect grows more pronounced over time as you additionally lose bone mass in the surrounding areas. This deterioration will eventually affect the natural shape of your face, which often presents as somewhat of a ‘sunken’ appearance.

By replacing the tooth and the root with an implant, you not only fill the empty space created by the tooth loss, but you additionally stimulate the bone through the natural chewing process. This helps the bone to continue to grow naturally, preventing the changes in your face.

Implants Can Restore Your Natural Bite Force and Chewing Ability

Since dental implants are embedded into the jaw with a metal stud, typically made of titanium, they restore the natural bite force of the tooth and chewing ability. This is something that other methods of tooth replacement, such as dentures and dental bridges, are unable to provide.

Implants Can Improve Your Speech

Much of our speech function is connected to our teeth. The ability to pronounce certain sounds is affected when we lose a tooth. Even dentures can affect our natural speech. By replacing a tooth with a dental implant, we additionally restore the natural function of speech that was lost with the tooth.

Implants Can Restore and Improve Your Self-Image and Confidence

Many of our patients find renewed and even improved self-image and confidence when they receive a dental implant. If you’ve found yourself hiding your smile or trying to avoid conversations, a dental implant could be an investment in yourself that could bring you rewards for the remainder of your life.

Renewed confidence with your smile can help you feel like yourself again and improve your emotional well-being. And while there are many health related reasons to get an implant, the significant benefits to your confidence, self-image, and emotional health should certainly be considered also.

All on X is Quick and Safe

Due to the nature of the procedure, it enables your dentist to plan for and complete in an afternoon what used to take months using individual implant procedures. This “get back to your life” ease couple with the fact that studies have proven the relative safety of these cases make them a great option for patients in need of multiple teeth.

All on X is a Cost Savings

While the cost of All on X procedures can produce “sticker shock”, we have found that the cost of this single day procedure is actually much cheaper than a long effort to tackle individual implants and crowns. This fact coupled with the quality of life improvements make All on X an ideal option for patients requiring many new teeth or a full restoration.

All on X Cases Do Not Require Bone Grafting

In traditional implant cases, due to insufficient bone density, a bone graft is often required. A graft is achieved by your dentist placing bone in your jaw that fuses over time creating a more stable foundation upon which to place your implant. Because All on X provides your clinician with greater flexibility over placement, the likelihood of a patient requiring a bone graft is greatly reduced.

Maintenance Is Very Easy

Unlike traditional dentures for instance, an All on X does not need to be removed to clean and maintain. This enables the patient to get back to a regimin of brushing and flossing alongside routine dental cleanings to maintain them

Permanent Solution

Modern implants are a highly successful solution for missing teeth. Studies show that well-cared for implants can last decades and be a beneficial part of your life-long smile.

Implants Can Restore the Appearance of Your Natural Smile

Dental implants are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. Your dentist will work with you to match the color, size, and shape of your surrounding teeth so that your implant will fit perfectly and look amazing!

Implants Can Prevent Bone Loss in Your Jaw

When a tooth is missing, the jaw bone in the empty space often deteriorates over time due to lack of stimulation. Studies indicate that as much as 25% or more of the bone volume can be lost during the first year a tooth is missing and then continues over the years.

Additionally, dentures frequently accelerate the bone loss by becoming loose over time and eroding the bone by the constant movement. Because an implant replaces the tooth root, chewing and bone stimulation is restored and natural bone growth continues.

Implants Can Prevent Changes to the Shape of Your Face

Your teeth and surrounding jaw-bone support the natural shape and structure of your face. When you lose a tooth, you additionally lose that support. The effect grows more pronounced over time as you additionally lose bone mass in the surrounding areas. This deterioration will eventually affect the natural shape of your face, which often presents as somewhat of a ‘sunken’ appearance.

By replacing the tooth and the root with an implant, you not only fill the empty space created by the tooth loss, but you additionally stimulate the bone through the natural chewing process. This helps the bone to continue to grow naturally, preventing the changes in your face.

Implants Can Restore Your Natural Bite Force and Chewing Ability

Since dental implants are embedded into the jaw with a metal stud, typically made of titanium, they restore the natural bite force of the tooth and chewing ability. This is something that other methods of tooth replacement, such as dentures and dental bridges, are unable to provide.

Implants Can Improve Your Speech

Much of our speech function is connected to our teeth. The ability to pronounce certain sounds is affected when we lose a tooth. Even dentures can affect our natural speech. By replacing a tooth with a dental implant, we additionally restore the natural function of speech that was lost with the tooth.

Implants Can Restore and Improve Your Self-Image and Confidence

Many of our patients find renewed and even improved self-image and confidence when they receive a dental implant. If you’ve found yourself hiding your smile or trying to avoid conversations, a dental implant could be an investment in yourself that could bring you rewards for the remainder of your life.

Renewed confidence with your smile can help you feel like yourself again and improve your emotional well-being. And while there are many health related reasons to get an implant, the significant benefits to your confidence, self-image, and emotional health should certainly be considered also.

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All on X FAQ’s

How Long Does This Procedure Take to Complete?

As an average, all-on-4 cases take between 4 to six hours done as an outpatient procedure and patients usually return to their daily lives quickly. 

 

What Level of Pain or Discomfort Can I Expect?

Everyone is different. However, this is a case where the experience of your doctor matters. There is a recovery period but for most patients that period is managed with the use of simple over the counter pain medications. Symptoms might include swelling and a dull ache but these often resolve quickly. However your unique treatment needs may require a prolonged recovery.

How Long Does My New Smile Last?

Studies suggest that these restorations last 20 or more years when coupled with the right dental care and attention. However,  you should think of an all-on-4 procedure as two elements. The first element are the implants themselves. The implants should last a lifetime with appropriate dental hygiene and care. The second element are the dentures.  These will wear in the same way that teeth wear. Ultimately, your lifestyle and individual habits will influence their longevity. In many cases though, these too can last for 20 years or more.

How Long Does This Procedure Take to Complete?

As an average, all-on-4 cases take between 4 to six hours done as an outpatient procedure and patients usually return to their daily lives quickly. 

 

What Level of Pain or Discomfort Can I Expect?

Everyone is different. However, this is a case where the experience of your doctor matters. There is a recovery period but for most patients that period is managed with the use of simple over the counter pain medications. Symptoms might include swelling and a dull ache but these often resolve quickly. However your unique treatment needs may require a prolonged recovery.

How Long Does My New Smile Last?

Studies suggest that these restorations last 20 or more years when coupled with the right dental care and attention. However,  you should think of an all-on-4 procedure as two elements. The first element are the implants themselves. The implants should last a lifetime with appropriate dental hygiene and care. The second element are the dentures.  These will wear in the same way that teeth wear. Ultimately, your lifestyle and individual habits will influence their longevity. In many cases though, these too can last for 20 years or more.

What are the cost of dental implants?

How Much Do Single Implants Cost?

Our aim to provide the best quality dental care at prices that are fair. In single implant cases, depending on your individual treatment plan, you can expect to pay between $1500 and $3500. However, we cannot supply a price until we meet you, understand your goals and have the opportunity to do a full consultation of your unique needs. Are you ready to sit down with us and talk about restoring your healthy smile?

How Much Does the All-on-4’s/Teeth-in-a-Day Procedure Cost?

While we always offer a free consultation to determine your cost with certainty, full arch restorations can vary widely based upon your individual needs and the severity of your individual case. However, as a guide, we can say that cases rarely cost less than ($12,500) and rarely more than ($23,500). Yes. That is a large investment. However, we often tell our patients that an important additional question to ask is “ What would the value of a fully restored smile be” or “ what’s the value of eating without pain”. The cost of this treatment is best weighed against the value of your quality of life, health and confidence.

Do You Have Payment Plans and Options Available?

We understand that the cost of some restorative dental procedures must be carefully weighed against your individual economic circumstances. We always aim to work with our patients and do what we can to provide access to the care they need. To that end, we have financing available as well as payment plans in select situations. Your health is important to us, our aim is to do everything we can to help you achieve it.

How Much Do Single Implants Cost?

Our aim to provide the best quality dental care at prices that are fair. In single implant cases, depending on your individual treatment plan, you can expect to pay between $1500 and $3500. However, we cannot supply a price until we meet you, understand your goals and have the opportunity to do a full consultation of your unique needs. Are you ready to sit down with us and talk about restoring your healthy smile?

How Much Does the All-on-4’s/Teeth-in-a-Day Procedure Cost?

While we always offer a free consultation to determine your cost with certainty, full arch restorations can vary widely based upon your individual needs and the severity of your individual case. However, as a guide, we can say that cases rarely cost less than ($12,500) and rarely more than ($23,500). Yes. That is a large investment. However, we often tell our patients that an important additional question to ask is “ What would the value of a fully restored smile be” or “ what’s the value of eating without pain”. The cost of this treatment is best weighed against the value of your quality of life, health and confidence.

Do You Have Payment Plans and Options Available?

We understand that the cost of some restorative dental procedures must be carefully weighed against your individual economic circumstances. We always aim to work with our patients and do what we can to provide access to the care they need. To that end, we have financing available as well as payment plans in select situations. Your health is important to us, our aim is to do everything we can to help you achieve it.

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