Restore Your Teeth In One Day
Missing teeth can not only have detrimental effects on your ability to eat, speak, and socialize, but also on your overall well-being. Dr. Alfano highly recommends dental implants as your restoration solution to help restore your smile to full function and protect your oral health. The dental implant process can span across a few months depending on your unique healing process and your oral health. For those who are short on time, we offer All-on-4 dental implants so you can leave our office with a brand new, same-day smile.
What is All-on-4®?
All-on-4® is a revolutionary way to restore one or both arches with attractive prosthetic teeth that you’ll never have to remove for cleaning or any other reason. Your All-on-4® prosthetic is secured using just four strategically-placed dental implants. This means that there’s never any need for bone grafting.
Convenience is another advantage you get with All-on-4®. All of your surgical procedures, including implant placement and any necessary extractions, are completed in just one day. In fact, you’ll leave our office wearing an attractive and fully-functional temporary prosthetic.
The All-on-4® Advantage
When you choose All-on-4®, you’ll get immediate results — natural-looking permanent teeth that you care for the same way you take care of your natural teeth, with regular brushing and flossing.
Benefits of All-on-4® include:
- No bone grafting required
- It stimulates healthy jawbone growth
- No adhesives or special cleaning regimen required
- Eat your favorite foods again
- Easier and more economical than using individual dental implants
How it Works
During your free consultation with Dr. Alfano, he’ll review your treatment options. If you and Dr. Alfano decide that All-on-4® is the restoration for you, we can go ahead and schedule the procedure. Dental sedation is available for your implant surgery.
During this procedure, Dr. Alfano will use just four dental implants to secure your temporary prosthetic teeth. This allows your body to fully adjust to your implant before we place your permanent prosthetic.
Your body becomes accustomed to your new smile by forming a secure attachment to the dental implants. This process is called Osseointegration. It enables the bones in your jaw to develop a bond with the implants, just like the roots of your natural teeth do. The osseointegration process provides the extra stability that’s vital to the success of the dental implant process.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do All-on-4 dental implants last?
With the right care, All-on-4 dental implants can last for 20 years or even longer. This means brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing daily, and rinsing in between meals. If you maintain excellent oral hygiene, your implants may never need to be replaced.
Dr. Alfano recommends using a soft-bristled toothbrush and non-abrasive toothpaste to prevent damaging your new restoration. It’s also important to schedule routine dental exams and teeth cleanings at least twice a year at our Newport Beach dental practice.
Are All-on-4 dental implants removable?
All-on-4 dental implants are a permanent solution for replacing one or both arches of missing teeth. They’re surgically secured to your jawbone to restore the look and function of your smile. Through a process called osseointegration, the titanium fixtures integrate into your jaw so they function like natural teeth. This stimulates healthy bone growth while also protecting your gums from bacteria and possible infection.
Contact Balboa Island Dentistry
Investing in a new smile from All-on-4 is a quick and effective way to permanently fix your smile and eliminate the complications that arise from wearing dentures or living with missing teeth. If you’d like to learn more about All-on-4 or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Alfano at our Newport Beach practice, give us a call at (949) 630-0972 or fill out the form at the bottom of this page to schedule your free consultation today. We can’t wait to meet you.