As we get older, many of us experience a decrease in our dental health. Although our instinct is to keep repairing each tooth as it becomes damaged, these teeth can gradually become weaker over time. When several of our teeth have decayed or become otherwise compromised, it is often more beneficial to replace the full arch. Traditionally, removable dentures have been used for this purpose, but by using dental implant technology, our board-certified periodontist, Dr. Daniel Lauer, is able to provide the more natural alternative of implant-supported dentures
During the procedure, Dr. Lauer will carefully place the designated number of implants into their optimal locations and positions. Depending on the patient’s treatment plan, this may involve one of the following All-on-4® techniques:
In some cases, the entire All-on-4® process can be completed within a 24-hour period. Patients will wear a temporary restoration as their implants fuse with their jawbone over the course of four to six months. After this time, the final restoration that has been tailored to look like their natural, healthy teeth will be placed.
“I had lots of anxiety due to previous dental experiences. Dr. Lauer and his amazing team made me feel comfortable through the entire process. I love the results and highly recommend this office. They are THE BEST!”
Since the details of the All-on-4® procedure are customized to each patient’s needs, the total cost will vary from case to case. Factors that may influence the cost include:
Implant dentures, such as the All-on-4® system, are a more cost-efficient solution for patients needing to replace the majority of teeth within an arch. Although it may seem unnecessary to replace a full arch when teeth are still present, repeatedly fixing these remaining teeth ultimately costs more over time. With All-on-4® dental implants, patients can significantly improve their oral function and aesthetic with long-lasting results.
During the initial consultation, Dr. Lauer will provide a comprehensive view of the All-on-4® system, going over the benefits of choosing the solution as well as potential side effects. After determining the specifics of the patient’s treatment plan, he can provide a personalized cost quote.
To learn if All-on-4® is the best solution for your needs, please contact Precision Periodontics & Implant Dentistry to schedule your appointment with Dr. Lauer at our Jupiter office.