All-on-4 FAQ

Q. What is the All on 4 procedure?

A. The All on Four dental implant procedure uses four implants that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw and the new teeth are then attached to these implants. Some patients may require additional implants, but most adult patients can be treated with only four. 

Q. Why should I choose your office for this procedure instead of other providers, or corporate dental centers.

A. Having completed numerous successful All-on-4 procedure Dr. Mazaheri has extensive experience and strives to use the best of the best implants, parts, and quality laboratory to ensure your procedure is smoothly completed and every single patient is happily satisfied with their investment. While we are not the most expensive, we do strive to keep the cost competitive for the quality we provide. Besides, there may be several occasions where Dr. Mazaheri is able to offer other solutions as an option based on the patient’s budget, needs, clinical dental condition, or if the patient’s dentition is salvageable. Corporate dental centers that offer this procedure will only offer one option as this is all that they do. Dr. Mazaheri is a cosmetic and restorative dentist that will look at all options, or he will combine different solutions before recommending this procedure. 

Q. How long does it take for the All on 4 procedure?

A. The surgical placement of the dental implants and the attachment of the prosthetic teeth are completed in one day while you are comfortably sedated. There will be a period of three to six months for the healing and integration of the implants where a soft diet is required. 

Q. How long does it take to recover from surgery?

Most of our patients are able to resume mild to moderate daily activities the day following the surgery. Some patients may anticipate bruising, swelling, and discomfort after the procedure, however, you will be given pain medication to help you through the recovery process before we check in with you at our office after one week and again after two weeks post-surgery.

Q. What are the different materials that are used with this procedure?

A. Once the dental implants are healed there are two material options that can be selected as the final prosthesis. The first type of prosthesis is called “resin/titanium” where the teeth and the base are made out of resin where they are reinforced by a titanium metal bar internally. The alternative material is called  “Zirconia” where the teeth and the substructure is milled out of a Zirconia single diamond block and is baked, sintered, and finished.  

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