What is the All-On-Four Procedure?
The All-On-Four™ procedure is a great way to rehabilitate a full arch of teeth. Suitable for people who have lost or are about to lose most (if not all) of their teeth, the All-On-Four™ protocol allows dentists to install a full set of functioning and permanently fixed teeth in your mouth in just 1-3 days. It is an outcome-based treatment planning philosophy that focuses on patients’ desire for an uncomplicated treatment process with optimal immediate results that are aesthetic and longevity focused.
This is revolutionary technique is achieved with only four implants that together support a whole arch of teeth. You have the option of treating either your upper, lower jaw both with All-On-Four™.
At the end of treatment, you will have a full set of teeth that will allow you to smile and function with confidence. For so many cases, this is the best treatment for a full mouth rehabilitation.
With the option of having fixed functioning teeth in a short treatment time frame, it is not difficult to see why more and more patients are enjoying this more permanent option to dentures and implants every day.
Why choose All-On-4 at The Melbourne Smile Centre?
For a full mouth rehabilitation, All-On-Four™ is the most permanent and comprehensive option to replace an upper or lower jaw of teeth. With only four implants, All-On-Four™ delivers optimal results. It is suitable for most candidates and provides a full set of teeth within only 1-3 days. Your new teeth will stay fixed in your mouth providing you the kind of functionality that dentures cannot, such as the ability to enjoy the function of a full mouth of teeth 24/7.
An aspect that our patients love about All-On-Four™ at The Melbourne Smile Centre is that you can preview and determine the design of your new teeth before having them installed. We design, create and put a mock-up in your mouth, making adjustments as required to achieve teeth that helps you smile your very best.
At The Melbourne Smile Centre, our team is highly experienced and qualified to perform the All-On-Four™ procedure. Dr. Jaclyn Wong is a surgeon with the Malo Australia team. The Malo team has performed All-on-4™ surgery now for over 10 years with excellent success and outcomes. Association with the Malo name ensures worldwide support for our patients. Dr. George Paltoglou has the training and experience to plan and coordinate All-on-4™ Dentistry, and has been responsible for the restorative phase of dental implants for over 20 years, with impressive results.
As with every procedure performed at The Melbourne Smile Centre, we use the best possible materials, technologies and equipment available for every particular service. We have successfully treated many patient’s cases with All-On-Four™ achieving wonderful results for a working smile that’s designed to last. With us, you will be in capable certified hands to receive the most optimum result possible for All-On-Four™.
Your All-On-Four™ Journey at The Melbourne Smile Centre.
We understand that dental surgery is a big commitment that requires deep consideration. That’s why we’re here to provide you all the information you need about your All-On-Four journey with us. Our practitioners have extensive knowledge experience in this protocol and are more than happy to answer any of your questions.
One of the most common queries we get about All-On-Four™ is what the treatment process looks like. So we thought we’d highlight your journey below.
The unbelievable fact is that it is a three day journey to a beautiful, full smile!
In this consultation, we sit down with you to assess your particular dental concerns and outline a treatment plan to address them. In this appointment, we will look at your medical and dental history in great detail to develop a full understanding of your unique requirements. In this appointment we may take photographs, scans, impressions and diagnostic radiographs to form a thorough picture of your case. Digital Smile Design comes into play here as an integral phase in your treatment, to optimise the outcome of your result.
DAY 1 ‘IMPLANTS’:
Once we’ve agreed on your dental plan, we proceed with the first day: the surgical appointment. In this appointment, we place your implants and take impressions for where your teeth will be placed. This procedure is performed under local anaesthetic with the option to be under sedation or general anaesthetic also.
DAY 2 ‘TRY-IN’:
In your 2nd session we trial your new teeth. The teeth are set in wax and we try them in your mouth within 1-2 days of the implant placement. During this phase, we assess the design and position of your new teeth and making amendments as required to achieve the end result you wish for. We look over factors such as the size of the teeth, their placement and colour. Once you’re happy with how your new smile will look and feel, we proceed to creating your final set.
DAY 3 ‘SMILE’:
On the final day of treatment, we insert your new teeth and fix them to your dental implants. From here, you can go back out in the world enjoying the confidence that your new teeth brings you.
If you’d like to know more about All-On-Four™, please feel free to email us at any time, or book in a consult with our team today. We pride ourselves on our dedication to providing the best result under the highest quality, expert care possible.