What Is All-On-Four?

Has tooth loss restricted your diet to just soft foods? Do you want to get proper oral function back after teeth loss? If you answered yes to these questions, All-on-four implants in West Jordan, UT, from your dentist, Dr. Darrell Osterhoudt of Salt Lake Smiles, may be your perfect fit.

What Is All-On-Four?

The All-on-four implant is a type of dental implant placed on four dental metal posts implanted into your jawbone to replace your complete teeth arch. All-on-four is slightly different from regular implant-supported bridges or conventional dental implants because the posterior end of the implant is tilted about 45° backward.

One of the benefits of All-on-four in West Jordan, UT, is that it doesn't require as much bone density as regular dental implants. That's why it's a great option for people with bone density problems and jaw bone loss.

Benefits of All-On-Four

  • Speedy Recovery - The installation process for All-on-four dental implants is less invasive than that of conventional dental implants. Therefore, healing and recovery take a shorter time. You'll be back to using your teeth pretty soon.
  • Eliminates Need for Bone Grafting - Patients with osteoporosis or other conditions that affect jaw bone density may need to get a bone graft before installation of conventional dental implants is possible. With All-on-four dental implants, you won't be needing a bone graft anymore. Tilting the dental implant root places it in the area of your jaw one with better bone density to support your dental implant. Your dentist will determine if your jaw bone can support All-on-four dental implants without a bone graft before installation.
  • Eat What You Want - Unlike dentures that restrict what you can and can't eat, All-on-four dental implants let you eat what you like. It's sturdy enough to bite through your favorite foods.
  • Prevents Further Jaw Bone Loss - Once surgically implanted into your jaw bone, your All-on-four dental implants can help stimulate jaw bone growth and prevent further jaw bone degeneration.

If you're interested in learning more about All-on-four dental implants in West Jordan, UT, your dentist, Dr. Osterhoudt of Salt Lake Smiles, will answer all your questions. Call (801) 568-0172 to schedule your consultation.

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