All on – 4 is a technique is a concept where fixed full arch prosthesis is given on just 4 implants. 4 implants are placed on the upper jaw and 4 implants placed in the lower jaw and fixed full arch prosthesis delivered within 2 days.
The implants are angulated and placed in such a way that they can support 12 teeth in the upper jaw and 12 teeth in lower jaw ..
Why All on 4 ?
- Immediate full set of teeth in just 2 days
- Patient satisfaction in relation to chewing efficiency, speech, appearance(esthetics), self confidence and improved quality of life.
- Immediate loading of teeth, therefore shortening the treatment duration.
- They are screw retained, so they can be easily removed by the dentists and fitted back for any corrections in future.
- Posterior angulation of implants avoids the need for bone grafting .
- Cost effective when compared to convenctional implants
Prosthetic Options :
Initially, for first 6 months, provisional bridge will be fixed – cobalt chromium metal acrylic bridge.
After 6 months to 1 year, you can upgrade to any of the following permanent bridge options :
PIB – Procera Implant Bridge from Nobel biocare.
Procera Implant Bridge with acrylic teeth :
This bridge has got titanium framework with ivoclair acrylic teeth.
2) Procera implant bridge with ceramic teeth
This bridghas got titanium framework with ceramic teeth.
3) Procera implant bridge with zirconia teeth :
This bridge has got titanium framework with zirconia teeth.
Titanium Framework gives more strength and is very biocompatable to soft tissues.
The bridges are screw retained and they can be easily removed by dentists without any difficulty.
Life time warranty is given for the Nobel Biocare Implants and the titanium framework.