All-On-4® Treatment Concept
LTS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The All-On-4® Treatment Concept is not only one of the most versatile procedures that we offer, it also happens to change our patients’ lives! It is a terrific solution for people suffering from a variety of dental complications and it often can be done in a single day.
What Is the All-on-4® Treatment Concept?
During the All-on-4 ® treatment concept procedure (also known as teeth in a day), our surgeons will replace the entire upper and/or lower set of teeth with between four and five specially-placed implants. The replacement implants are screw-retained, permanent, and they can all be done on the same day.
Who Is the All-on-4® Treatment For?
The patients who benefit most from the All-on-4® procedure are those who have experienced a lot of tooth decay or people who are unable to get dental implants because of bone loss in their jaw.
What Happens During the All-on-4® Treatment?
A consultation is the first step in the process for us to examine the patient’s teeth, dental arch, jaw, and smile. This often involves taking x-rays and even impressions of your teeth. Our surgeons will use this information to create a plan for your surgery.
After that, you will schedule your procedure with the surgeons. The surgery will last about an hour-and-a-half. It can be completed using an intravenous sedation method or just local anesthesia. Our surgeons can complete the surgery in an outpatient surgery center if you prefer.
During the procedure, the surgeon will replace the teeth with implants. Understand that these implants are not actual teeth, but simply a base or foundation onto which the restorative dentist can attach the new teeth. The restorative dentist will attach the new teeth only a few hours after the implant surgery is completed. The new teeth will form a very strong and sturdy bond with the implants.
Another thing to note is that these new teeth are what are called “transitional” teeth. They will need to be replaced within 4 to 5 months. This is due to the fact that over those months, your implants (the base) will grow stronger. Once they are strong enough, the restorative dentist will replace the transitional teeth with permanent, hybrid teeth that appear and act just like normal teeth. They will last you for many years!
All-on-4® treatment concept’s Benefits
The All-on-4® treatment concept delivers some important benefits to our patients over other procedures:
- You get new teeth within a few hours! Imagine walking out with a brand new smile.
- The All-on-4® treatment concept doesn’t require bone grafts so this is a great option for patients who don’t have enough bone.
- The lack of bone grafting greatly reduces both the cost and healing time compared to other procedures.
- In order to get the same type of results with other procedures, patients would need more implants. Because the All-on-4® requires fewer implants, it is actually much cheaper.
The All-On-4® treatment concept gives our patients a great smile and a new lease on life the same day that they walk into our offices for the surgery.
Lytle, Tate & Stamper is a proud, long-standing member of the oral surgery community in Southern California. Our facilities feature state-of-the-art technology and have been home to some of the most prestigious surgeons in the region since 1927. We pride ourselves in offering our patients the most advanced equipment and procedures as well as an inviting, professional, and kind atmosphere for them to feel comfortable and safe.
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