Multi-teeth implants are, as you might expect, are implants for multiple missing teeth.There are several dental treatment options available for multiple teeth, including
The latter being the gold standard and superior choice for replacement of multiple missing teeth
What if we could make you love your smile again? It’s possible, with multi-teeth implants. Speak to Dentists & Doctors about whether multi-teeth implants could be the perfect solution for you.
If you’re missing multiple teeth in a row, you may have a set of dentures or a traditional bridge to support your teeth. But what if there was a better solution to dentures or bridges?
One that you wouldn’t need to take out and clean at night?
One that was comfortable and stable, with no fear of developing ulcers?
Introducing multi-teeth implants. This high-tech solution relies on the natural structures of your jawbone and gums for support - and provides rewarding results. Do you wish to try it for yourself?
If you’re missing multiple teeth, you may have a set of dentures or a traditional bridge to support your teeth.
Dentures can be inserted during the day to support your missing teeth and the gums which surround it. However, they must be taken out at night and cleaned regularly, or else further complications might develop, such as cavities, stomatitis and infection. Dentures also vary in their comfort and stability, and it is not uncommon for people to develop ulcers as a result.
A traditional bridge replaces a missing tooth by using support from its two neighbouring teeth. These two neighbours are reshaped to be able to support one crown each, while the missing tooth is replaced by an artificial tooth known as a pontic. The pontic is supported by an abutment and the two crowns on either side of it, creating a firm trio. While bridges are strong, the healthy bone and gum underneath it remains vulnerable to deterioration. If left unchecked, the deteriorated structures might allow the growth of bacteria, which is a risk to both the replaced tooth and its neighbours.
The entire process may take between 3-12 months, depending on your unique medical conditions and the operation you require.
With the use of digital smile design, we tailor a specific, unique smile for you.
We begin the surgical procedure to place your implants.
Finally, after your mouth has healed (around three months), we place the final custom porcelain tooth.
The end result? A stronger solution, which looks better, feels better, and is less prone to further tooth decay.
We understand your concerns. That’s why Dentists & Doctors offers dental implant surgery under sedation or general anaesthetic to ensure you are comfortable throughout the entire procedure.
When you need to go to the dentist, but don’t want to go to the dentist. We can change that.
At Dentists & Doctors, we make getting an implant surprisingly comfortable, with our top-rated team servicing you in our relaxing studio.
Whether you want to receive single or multiple dental implants, implant supported dentures or All-On-4® dental implant surgery, we can assist. As one of the most trusted dental clinics servicing Geelong, we have built a reputation on providing the care and respect that you deserve.
In an All-On-4® dental implant procedure, a patient’s set of upper and lower teeth are restored with only four implants. These implants provide the support required to place a set of permanent teeth.
The All-On-4® dental implants procedure usually requires the patient to be under general anaesthesia as it is a surgical procedure. However, when the anaesthesia wears off, the patient might experience discomfort such as swelling and minor aches for a few days.
Special painkiller medications can be prescribed to patients to alleviate pain.
The All-On-4® treatment can be recommended for anyone that needs a permanent dental restoration for multiple sets of teeth.
The candidate is required to have healthy gums and bone mass to hold the implants. These may include patients that have endured tremendous tooth loss or who want a permanent, long-lasting solution to removable dentures.
For such patients, an All-On-4® treatment can help restore vital facial features, align jaw position and bite force, as well as enhance speech.
With good dental hygiene, maintenance, and care, standard All-On-4® restorations can last indefinitely. However, this is very much dependant on the maintenance of the implants and prosthetics.
Since the All-On-4® implants are tilted within the jaw, the requirement for bone grafting is minimised. The positioning on both the lower and upper jaws is adjusted to ensure maximum functionality and to prevent any dental concerns like cavities from forming.
For this reason, it’s necessary for the dentist to analyse the bone structure to see if they are a fit for the procedure.
Initially, the dentist starts with an examination of the patient’s overall oral health to determine whether they are the right fit for the procedure. Once the patient qualifies, the dentist proceeds with the surgery.
During a standard All-On-4® procedure, the dentist fixes a set of four implants and provisional teeth on top for a period of 3 months as the gum and bones heal. After the surgery, the mouth is left to recover while the implants integrate firmly with the jawbone.
Following the recovery, the dentist creates the permanent teeth made of either zirconia, acrylic or ceramic. These are then fixed permanently over the frame resulting in a complete restoration of the patient’s teeth.
Patients can also opt for sleep dentistry as a part of their treatment to help manage their fear or anxiety.
Undergoing a treatment under sleep dentistry means the sedation is supervised by a medical professional who can monitor their condition till the procedure is complete. This is to ensure the overall safety and comfort of the patient.
It’s not usually necessary to remove both upper and lower arches in an All-On-4® treatment if one of them are in good shape. However, if both arches are badly damaged, it’s advisable to get them both replaced in a single treatment. This helps reduce cost of the whole treatment.
The completion time for an All-On-4® treatment can vary on certain factors. Ideally, the patient can expect to get a full restoration of their implants within 24 hours with their temporary teeth.
Within the said time period, the patient will have their All-On-4® teeth permanently fitted into the implants. The treatment duration might, however, increase if the patient requires any add-ons to be done.
Compared to regular implants where having a firm jawbone is necessary, All-On-4® implants can be placed strategically to manage a single dental arch. This means a dentist can find an ideal foundation in the jawbone to insert the All-On-4® implants.
We invite you to book your appointment today at Dentists & Doctors. We can’t wait to see you smiling again in no time!
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