All-on-4® Treatment Concept
Restore Your Smile
People with many missing or failing teeth often feel they are losing an uphill battle when it comes to restoring their smile. At Utah Surgical Arts, we proudly offer the All-on-4 treatment concept to help patients in need of a completely new smile achieve a better quality of life—and a happier smile. Dental implants are a revolutionary tooth replacement solution, and this treatment uses dental implants to secure new arches of teeth.
Do you have many missing teeth? Have you been using dentures and would like a healthier, more long-term solution? Our oral surgeons can help. Contact any of our offices in Provo, Payson, South Jordan, and Lehi, Utah, to schedule your appointment with Dr. Harris, Dr. Park, Dr. Brown, and Dr. Wood.
Benefits of All-on-4 Treatment Concept
This life-changing procedure provides confidence and the ability to eat and smile with a complete set of teeth.
There are several options to consider when replacing multiple teeth. These include removable dentures, bridges, or partial. These treatments usually require numerous appointments, extended healing periods, and often additional procedures such as bone grafting or sinus lifts. Dentures must be replaced every few years due to wear and tear, and patients often find them embarrassing.
Using the All-on-4 treatment concept technique, sometimes called Teeth-in-an-Hour, our skilled surgical team can permanently replace all of the teeth in one or both arches. This treatment provides all the health benefits of dental implants while providing you with a completely new smile. Not only will you experience less post-surgical discomfort, swelling, and bruising, this procedure can be performed at a fraction of the cost of other treatment methods. Other benefits of undergoing a full-arch restoration with All-on-4 treatment concept include:
- Prevent Bone Loss. The new arches of teeth are secured with dental implants, which anchor into the jaw bone. This anchorage stimulates the jaw bone and prevents the bone from deteriorating. Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that fuse to the jaw bone, unlike dentures and bridges, which only sit on top of the ridge in the mouth.
- Immediate Results. Your replacement teeth will be attached to your new implants immediately after your surgery. Unlike other implant procedures that delay the placement of the replacement tooth or teeth, you can begin experiencing the functional and aesthetic benefit of your new smile right away.
- Less Recovery Time. Your implants and replacement teeth can be placed with just one surgical procedure. This minimizes recovery time and mitigates post-surgical side effects such as pain and swelling.
- Increased Confidence. You can feel like you again with a complete smile. There is no need for special rinses, removing dentures during meals, or dealing with the inefficiency of traditional dentures. You can enjoy eating, laugh without hiding your smile, and live your life with complete confidence in your new, fully functioning smile.
Candidacy for All-on-4 Treatment Concept
If you have many missing or failing teeth, you are likely a candidate for the All-on-4 treatment concept.
If you are currently wearing dentures or are about to lose many or all of your teeth, you are a great candidate for this procedure. Patients who have been told that they are not a candidate for a fixed bridge or an implant due to bone loss are still able to undergo the All-on-4 treatment concept thanks to bone grafting techniques. Our skilled surgical team will complete a full oral and medical evaluation to determine the most appropriate plan of treatment to address your individual dental needs.
If you are in Provo, Payson, South Jordan, or Lehi, UT, and would like to learn about your tooth replacement options, we invite you to contact Utah Surgical Arts. Our trusted experts have been serving Utah’s patients for decades, and we look forward to caring for your smile.
The Surgical Procedure
Prior to surgery, our team will take CBCT scans of your mouth and face. This helps create a surgical guide for implant placement, and will allow our experts to assess your jaw bone health. We will discuss your options for anesthesia and sedation, then determine the right option for your surgery. As oral surgeons, we are qualified to administer all forms of anesthesia.
During the procedure, your oral surgeon will extract any remaining teeth and place four dental implants in each arch. Your custom, fixed denture is fabricated beforehand; once the implants are in place, the prosthesis is attached. You will walk out of our office with a brand new smile that you can enjoy immediately.
Utah Surgical Arts is approved by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This accreditation is difficult to obtain and allows our office to function as a hospital and/or surgical center. Since extensive surgeries must be performed in a surgical center, there are many instances where the patient may be unable to undergo surgery due to the high cost of the hospital or surgical center. If your surgery can be performed at Utah Surgical Arts, the cost savings may be significant. Many patients who were unable to have the procedure due to the high cost involved were able to have the procedure performed at Utah Surgical Arts. Learn More.
Types of Anesthesia
Our surgeons at Utah Surgical Arts offer many anesthesia and sedation options for patients to choose from.
Hear From All-on-4 Treatment Concept Patients
These patients can tell you about the firsthand experience undergoing All-on-4 treatment concept at our office.
Reviews From Our All-on-4 Treatment Concept Patients
Michelle Reviews Her All-on-4 Treatment Concept Procedure
"I'm Michelle from Orem, UT, and I came to Utah Surgical Arts because at 7 years old, I was involved in a playground accident that I broke all of my upper anterior teeth. After that happened, I went through crowns and appliances and different procedures, and as I had permanent teeth and baby teeth still coming in, it was hard to know with my growth what would be applicable to my situation. I had a great relationship with my dentist for over 25 years, and he suggested that I come to Utah Surgical Arts for a consultation with Dr. Park. I was especially impressed that Dr. Park was an MD because it's such a dramatic procedure for myself, and the minute I met him, I felt comfortable with the staff, with the financials, the consultation. Everything went excellent. My recovery was right on schedule. I went back to work, and then we scheduled to do the All-on-4. I felt like we worked with the laboratory, with Dr. Park, and with all of the staff that I felt comfortable. I wasn't inhibited, embarrassed at all about the situation. The All-on-4, after I had it, I healed right on target, how I was supposed to. Less than a month later, I was at my son's wedding and smiling big and brightly. I definitely suggest that you go to Dr. Park, that you have the consultation, feel comfortable with your decision, that you can definitely be confident in Utah Surgical Arts."
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