Traditionally, dental implants require a healing period of a few months to integrate with the jaw bone before your final new teeth can be attached. However, thanks to advances in technology and techniques, at Aesthetic Smiles in Leicester it is now sometimes possible for your dentist to place your implants and your new teeth at the same appointment.
This treatment is not suitable in every case – when you come into our Leicester dental practice for your initial implant consultation, your dentist will discuss whether same-day dental implants are suitable for you, and will explain the pros and cons of this treatment option.
Known as Same Day Teeth or All-on-4 dental implants, this option uses the latest cutting-edge technology to enable your dentist to attach artificial tooth restorations that look and act just like natural teeth in a single appointment. It’s the quickest way to get your smile back after tooth loss.
When standard dental implants are used to replace a full arch (jaw) of missing teeth, between six and ten implants are usually required to support a full set of new teeth. However, with Same Day Teeth you only need four implants, which are placed at carefully-planned angles to enable them to support a full arch of teeth.
Two implants are placed at the front of the mouth at 90 degree angles, and two are placed at angles of between 35 and 40 degrees at the back of the mouth. This way, you have maximum support for your new teeth using just four dental implants, and the chewing forces generated by attached bridges or dentures is distributed evenly.
If you are interested in treatment with All-on-4 dental implants, you should book a consultation with an implant dentist here at our Leicester practice. They will use x-rays to help ascertain whether you are suitable for this treatment.Back to Latest News
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