One of the more pressing questions that many patients who are considering dental implants have is how long the process will take. There are many factors that contribute to the timeline for dental implants. One important thing to consider is dental implants versus All-on-4® treatment. Not every patient may qualify for dental implants or All-on-4®, but here is a general timeline for either option.
Dental implants are artificial teeth attached to a titanium post that is surgically placed into the jawbone. The timeline for treatment generally goes as follows:
All-on-4® is another type of dental implant solution for people who may require multiple implants. Rather than implanting each individual tooth, All-on-4® replaces more teeth at once by resting a set of high-quality permanent dentures onto four titanium posts embedded in the jawbone. The timeline for this treatment usually goes as follows:
While dental implants are an ideal solution for some, All-on-4® may be ideal for others. To find out which treatment option might be best for you, schedule a consultation with Belle Meade Fmaily Dentistry through our office today.