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All-On-4 Dental Implants

All-on-4 dental implants, also known as “teeth in a day” or “full arch dental implants,” are a revolutionary solution for individuals with multiple missing teeth or those who are looking to replace a full arch of teeth. This innovative dental technique allows patients to receive a fully restored smile in just one day.
The All-on-4 technique involves securing a custom-made prosthetic arch (denture) onto four strategically placed dental implants per arch, effectively replacing an entire upper or lower set of teeth. These implants serve as stable anchors for the denture, providing exceptional strength and stability.

The Procedure

Step 1: Comprehensive Examination and Treatment Planning

The journey to a new smile with All-on-4 dental implants begins with a comprehensive examination at Dulwich Dental Office. Our experienced implant surgeon will assess your oral health, discuss your treatment goals, and take X-rays and impressions where needed to create a personalized treatment plan.

Step 2: Implant Placement

Preparation and Assessment:

On the day of the procedure, you will be provided with local anesthesia to numb the surgical area, ensuring that you experience minimal discomfort during the surgery. If you have chosen sedation dentistry options, such as intravenous (IV) sedation or oral sedation, these will be administered to keep you relaxed and anxiety-free throughout the procedure.
The key to the All-on-4 procedure is the strategic placement of four dental implants for each arch (either upper or lower). These implants are made of biocompatible materials, usually titanium. The surgical team at Dulwich Dental Office will precisely place these implants in the jawbone.

  • Anterior Implants: Two implants are placed towards the front of the arch, where the bone density is typically higher. This positioning provides immediate stability and support for the front teeth.
  • Posterior Implants: The remaining two implants are positioned at an angle towards the rear of the arch. This angulation maximizes contact with the available bone, allowing for secure anchoring of the entire prosthesis.

Following implant placement, you’ll receive a temporary set of teeth that will allow you to smile and eat with confidence while your implants integrate with your jawbone. This temporary restoration is designed to look and function like natural teeth.

Healing and Osseointegration

Over the next few months, the implants will naturally fuse with your jawbone through a process called osseointegration. This ensures the stability and longevity of your All-on-4 dental implants.
Once the integration process is complete, you’ll return to Dulwich Dental Office to receive your final, custom-crafted set of teeth. These permanent restorations are designed to fit comfortably and provide the appearance and functionality of natural teeth.

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Why Choose Dulwich Dental Office for All-on-4 Dental Implants?

  1. Experienced Team: Our skilled dental implant surgeons are some of the best In the country with an unmatched success rate.
  2. State-of-the-Art Facility: We use the latest technology and techniques to ensure the highest quality of care.
  3. Personalized Treatment: Each patient receives a tailored treatment plan to address their unique needs and goals.
  4. Comfortable Environment: We prioritize your comfort and well-being throughout every step of the treatment process.
  5. Affordable Financing Options: We offer flexible payment plans to make All-on-4 dental implants accessible to everyone.

Advantages of All-on-4 Dental Implants

  1. Immediate Results: You can leave our clinic with a brand-new smile on the same day as your surgery.
  2. Minimal Recovery Time: The All-on-4 procedure typically involves less downtime compared to traditional implant treatments.
  3. Improved Quality of Life: Enjoy the ability to eat, speak, and smile with confidence, just like you did with your natural teeth.
  4. Long-Lasting Solution: With proper care, All-on-4 dental implants can last a lifetime.
  5. Preservation of Jawbone: Implants stimulate the jawbone, preventing further bone loss and maintaining facial aesthetics.
  6. Easy Maintenance: Caring for All-on-4 implants is similar to caring for natural teeth, with regular brushing and flossing.

FAQs

Unlike traditional dentures, All-on-4 implants are securely anchored in your jawbone, providing greater stability and eliminating the need for adhesives. They feel and function more like natural teeth, allowing you to eat, speak, and smile with confidence.

The All-on-4 procedure is suitable for many individuals, even those with low bone density. However, a thorough evaluation by our dental team at Dulwich Dental Office is necessary to determine your eligibility. Bone grafting may be recommended in cases of severe bone loss.

While the precise duration can vary depending on individual cases, the All-on-4 procedure typically allows you to leave our office with a temporary set of teeth on the same day as implant placement. The entire process, from initial consultation to receiving your final restoration, can take a few months.

Recovery from the All-on-4 procedure is generally quicker and less uncomfortable compared to traditional implant surgeries. Any post-operative discomfort can often be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers. Most patients can resume their normal activities within a few days.

With proper care and regular check-ups at Dulwich Dental Office, All-on-4 dental implants can last a lifetime. They are known for their durability and longevity, making them an excellent investment in your oral health.

Yes, the final prosthetic arch attached to your All-on-4 implants is custom-crafted to match the appearance of your natural teeth, ensuring a seamless and natural-looking smile that enhances your facial aesthetics.

Our All On Four Expert Dr Javier Perez

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Dr Javier Perez

Dental Implant and Oral Surgeon
Lic Odont, PG Cert (Implant), MClinDent (Implant), Dip Oral Surg RCS (Eng), PG Cert Cons Sed
GDC No: 225487
Special interest in Oral Surgery & Dental Implants

Dr Javier Perez graduated in dental surgery in 2010.

His clinical practice is focused on dental implants and oral surgery, from simple single tooth replacements to complex reconstructions involving both soft and hard tissues.

Dr Javier has completed a Masters in Implant Dentistry MClinDent (Implant) in London over three years and was awarded a diploma in Oral Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, one of the most prestigious colleges in UK.
Dr Perez has trained in Oral Surgery at the Maxillofacial Unit in the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in South England. He is at the forefront of dental implants and oral surgery regularly attending National and International conferences to develop his skills and learn about the latest trends in Implantology.

At Dulwich Dental our implant team have placed over 5000 implants, often undertaking and being referred cases from other practioners. We also consult and treat cases where you may have been told that you are unsuitable for dental implants. Having assembled one of the countries leading dental implant teams we can treat the most advanced and complex cases here at Dulwich Dental Office.

Outside of work Dr Javier spends the majority of his time with his young family, recently welcoming a new son (October, 2021). He enjoys spending weekends exploring London, especially going to local food markets.

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I lost my two front teeth whilst at school and had complications for years. Unfortunately I ended up needing an implant – which I had been avoiding! I wish I had done it sooner. Dr Patel was fantastic and guided me through each stage. He was always contactable to answer any queries or concerns. Very happy with the end result and would reccomend.

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