Teeth in a Day (One Day Smile)
The Teeth in a Day (One Day Smile) dental implant procedure uses four implants, and is also known as the All on 4® Treatment Concept. This treatment is attractive to those with dentures or those in need of full upper and/or lower restorations. Qualified candidates receive four implants and a full set of new replacement teeth in just one appointment. With no bone grafts!
Who is Teeth in a Day (One Day Smile) For?
Teeth in a Day is a system that has been developed for patients having a full denture permanently retained on one or both arches. At Rockwall Oral Surgery, our doctors can help your fixed denture device feel and function like your natural teeth by securing your prosthesis to the bone.
Patients with this system will not experience dentures that shift, rock, come loose, or have the potential for embarrassment, because they stay where they belong, in your mouth. Working with our team, we can evaluate your oral cavity, review digital x-ray images and design a treatment plan that is specific to your needs. Depending on several factors, your denture can be permanently secured using four to six implants on each arch.
How do Dental Implants Work with Teeth in a Day?
A dental implant is a titanium metal medical grade dental screw. We use it to serve as a permanent post in your mouth. Once the post is stabilized into the bone, it can be used to attach dental prosthetics to. In some implant procedures, there are some preparatory steps, such as a bone graft, followed by a period of healing of the bone tissue. For patients having a fixed denture stabilized, we offer a system known as Teeth in a Day, meaning that the entire placement of implants and the prosthetic denture is done all in one procedure in one day. This is also known as immediate load dentures, implant anchored dentures, or fixed dentures. Following surgery, the patient will still need to use caution in the foods they eat while the bone heals, but the difference between retained dentures and loose dentures will be significant.
Before and Afters
How do Dentures Compare to Teeth in a Day?
Am I a Candidate for Teeth in a Day or Dental Implants?
Teeth in a Day may not be the right option for everyone. Success for this treatment relies on the patient's ability to heal properly. Though treatment can be very successful for medically delicate patients; they do need to be able to heal. Patients who smoke tobacco, suffer from uncontrolled diabetes, are receiving cancer treatment and take certain medications may be suffering from difficulty in healing. Working with your physician, we may be able to work out a plan to increase healing and then proceed. The more medical information you share with us, the increased chance of successful implantation.
Ready to Learn More About Teeth in a Day and get Your One Day Smile?
Our team, including Dr. Kevin Pollock, are excited to help you feel more confident and increase your overall function with your teeth. We can help. For more information on permanent dentures, contact the front office at Rockwall Oral Surgery. (469)757-4433
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