What are all on four dentures?
The All-on-4 prosthesis is an implant supported denture system that offer patients great advantages over standard complete dentures allowing us to create also attractive smiles.
The name comes from the formula of a complete denture attached to four implants on a maxillary bone.
he all on four denture system is a very efficient way to indicate a complete denture over implants, with the need of only four implants placed in the maxillary or mandibular bone, and will be the pillars to support the denture.
These implants are given time to fuse into the surrounding jawbone via a process called osseointegration. This process typically takes four to six months.
Once the implant areas have healed and the implants are stable, the final dentures or bridges can then be installed, using different attachement systems like special screws on the abutments locked to the implants.
Advantages of All on four prosthesis
The all on four denture will help patients improve their chewing function, retention and confidence when compared to standard complete dentures.
All on four prosthesis system is less ccostly than other types of prosthesis or dentures over implants, since it only needs four implants for the denture to be supported.
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