Everything You Should Know About All-on-4 Implants

Everything You Should Know About All-on-4 Implants

Posted by PICACHO FAMILY DENTAL on Jul 12 2021, 05:28 AM

Everything You Should Know About All-on-4 Implants

All-on-4 implants are dental prosthetics that replace a row of teeth with the help of only four dental implants. The titanium implants are screwed into the upper and lower jawbone and then fixed with a denture on top. 

Dr. Lemmon at Picacho Family Dental in Yuma, Arizona, specializes in a wide array of dental procedures, ranging from general to restorative and cosmetic ones, including All-on-4 dental implants. 

In this blog, we’re going to explain all the things you should know about All-on-4 implants and their benefits.

How Do All-on-4 Implants Work?

All-on-4 implants are four precisely placed implants on the upper and lower jaw of your mouth. Their main purpose is to support fixed dentures and eliminate the need to get an implant for every one of your missing teeth. 

Because the implants are made of titanium, they easily fuse with your jawbone and are very durable. 

What Are the Main Advantages of All-on-4 Implants?

All-on-4 implants offer a variety of benefits. The most notable are:

  • All-on-4 implants cost less than individual replacements for all of your teeth.
  • All-on-4 implants make it easier and faster to replace all your missing teeth as they can be placed in just a single day of surgery.
  • All-on-4 implants are a permanent solution for restoring missing teeth.
  • Because they fuse with your jawbone, dentures supported by All-on-4 implants don’t become loose or shift position.

How Long Does It Take To Recover From an All-On-4 Implant Procedure?

The recovery time after an All-on-4 surgery is a few days. However, it will take three to eight months for the gums to heal and the implants to fuse with the jawbone. 

How Do I Maintain All-on-4 Implants?

To help the area heal, you should rinse your mouth with salt water after the procedure. 

After that, you can care for your dental implants as you would your natural teeth. Brush twice a day, floss once a day, and make sure to visit your dentist at least once a year.


Schedule a consultation with Dr. Lemmon at Picacho Family Dental to have all your queries on All-on-4 implants resolved. To get in touch, call (928) 344-3177, schedule a consultation online, or visit us at 3325 S Ave 8 E Suite 4, Yuma, AZ 85365.

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