All-on-Four & General questions


All on Four treatments are one of the most requested dental procedures nowadays, minimally invasive which allows to attach a denture or a full arch bridge over 4 implants. It is suitable for patient who wants to stabilize their denture or patient who lost all their teeth. Technique was described and successful performed by Dr. Paulo Malo in 1998. Since then, hundreds of thousands of patients around the world had the same technique performed.


All-on-Four concept its the best treatment for people of all ages providing same day full arch treatment solution using angled implants on remaining bone avoiding use of bone grafting or complicated surgery.


All-on-4 implants are a fantastic option for people of all ages who have lost their full set of teeth, and most patients are fully satisfied with their results. :


Why would a patient recommend All-on-Four

Instant gain on Self-confidence

Same day full arch bridge, providing high level of functionality, speech, esthetics and self-steem.

Shorter healing time.

Lower cost comparing to conventional implant procedures

You can replace your entire set of missing teeth in just one day with only one surgery.

The implants permanently secure to your mouth, so they won’t loosen or shift like dentures.

The procedure restores your entire set of teeth with only four implants.

All-on-4 implants cost less than replacing each tooth individually.

You won’t typically need any bone grafting.


General Questions

General Questions

For dental implants surgery we usually need a Panoramic X-ray, Periapical X-rays and a blood tests, and in some cases a CT-Scan. On a regular basis, all this can be done in less than 1 day. If you have any health condition you only need to have that condition controlled and authorization from your doctor to have a dental implant procedure (usually for people with cardiovascular or coagulation problems).The cost of all this Preoperatory tests are less than 100 USD.


How many days i have to be in Dominican Republic to have this procedure done?

Usually 5 days are enough for the first step, the first day after the inicial consultation, impressions are taken and surgical guides created for your surgery on the next appointment. After 2 or 3 days, temporary crowns, bridges or dentures are delivered to the patient including a follow up appointment before you leave the country.


Are dental implants placed inmediately?

By American Dental Association Standards (ADA) dental implants procedure are made in two stages. Step stage, dental implant placement and a temporary prosthetic device its placed meanwhile in the "healing" process which usually lasts 3 to 6 months depending the case and patient, where the implant its fused to the bone.

The second step its the cosmetic restoration of the implant where the final implant crown, implant bridge or fixed implant retained dentures are placed into your mouth.


What about the dental implant post operatory, what special care is needed, which medications i have to take?

Postoperatory its simple, theres a minor pain or disconfort as any surgery, not only dental, but in this case you only need anti-inflammatory medication and antibiotic therapy for 5 days, also a medicated mouth wash. Avoid any hot foods or liquids, eat hard/sticky foods, alcohol, cigarettes, or direct sunbath on your face.


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