All On 4, The Life Changing Procedure Everyone’s Talking About!!!!

Full arch fixed implant bridges AKA All on 4 are taking the dental world by storm!!! These “bridges” are usually supported by 4, 6 or 8 dental implants and are fabricated from materials such as Acrylic fused to Titanium, Monolithic Zirconia, and Porcelain stacked to a cobalt-chromium frame 5 to 10 years ago patients didn’t […]

The Importance Of Follow-Up Appointments After Your All On 4 Surgery

During the All on 4 procedure, you will be sedated (if necessary) and your mouth will be completely numb. Because of this it is important to remember that it is very difficult to adjust your bite perfectly after the surgery. If the bite is not adjusted properly you could apply to much pressure on one […]

Why Is My Speech Different Then Before My All On 4 Procedure?

There are many reasons a patient may feel their speech is different than before having the All on 4 procedure, reasons are but not limited to. Space air going through the prosthesis Inadequate positioning of the anterior teeth Teeth are too high or too bulky One of the most common speech problems after an All […]

Why Is Food Getting Trapped Underneath My All On 4?

There are two reasons why you could have food trapped under your All on 4 prosthesis, both are related to the design. One could be a small gap between your All on 4 and your gums and the other could be the shape of the prosthesis being inadequate. One of the most difficult things to […]

How To Brush An All On 4 Prosthesis

There are two things that we need to focus on when we brush an All On 4 prosthesis.  The first one is the type of material used (Acrylic or Zirconia) and the second is the condition of your gum tissue. If you choose an acrylic All On 4, you have to keep in mind that […]

Use ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Go to Waste

For most patients, dental benefits renew each January, while others renew on an enrollment date or fiscal year. Studies have shown under 3% of PPO dental plan members use all of their allotted benefits each year. This could mean thousands of wasted hard-earned dollars per family. Most traditional dental benefit plans have yearly maximums and […]