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All-On-Four®, Teeth in a Day


What is All-On-Four®?

All-On-Four teeth in a day is a trademark name coined by Nobel Biocare, one of several large Implant Companies. The All-on-Four Method of teeth replacement is designed to replace an entire arch of teeth with at least four dental implants. The implants are specifically placed to each be able to support multiple teeth in the arch. A full arch prosthesis is fixed to the dental implants on the day of surgery. It stays in and can only be removed by your dentist. The temporary prosthesis is replaced with a permanent one after the implants have integrated with the bone.

Am I a candidate for the All-On-Four® treatment?

Some people who have multiple missing or decayed teeth face an uphill battle when it comes to getting their smile back.  Oftentimes patients are faced with the choice between removable dentures or thousands of dollars to restore and replace teeth that may end up needing repair again in just a few years. If you are looking at replacing multiple teeth or currently have dentures and want a permanent option that is not removable, you are probably a candidate for the All-on-Four full arch replacement.

How long will it take to restore my smile?

Conventionally, implants take 6-8 months before teeth can be secured to them. Another name for the All-On-Four treatment is Teeth-in-a-Day because the entire process can be completed in one procedure. The legwork is done in advance through coordination between your dentist and your surgeon. On the day of surgery, you can have teeth fixed directly onto the implants. You will come to the office with your current smile and you can leave the same day with your new one!

What If I’ve been told I don’t have enough bone for dental implants?

The All-On-Four concept was created specifically for patients that have significant bone loss or atrophy. Because of the way the implants are placed, major bone grafting is usually not necessary. Sinus lifts and ridge augmentations are often avoidable with the All-On-Four solution.

How do I get started?

Call our office for a consultation to see if you are a candidate for dental implants. During that visit we will discuss all the risks benefits and alternatives of treatment. Our treatment coordinators will contact your insurance company to develop with a treatment estimate and work with you to provide financing if necessary.

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Dr. Loveless was wonderful, kind, professional, and really made me feel comfortable. He is the kind of man you would want as your regular dentist for not only yourself, but for also your family, neighbors, former roommates twice removed (you get the picture lol). I was completely and utterly scared when I went in and he and the staff helped ease my fears. I didn’t feel anything, he worked quickly, and I left feeling really confident in his work. I hope I never need oral surgery again but if I do, I’m going to [him], hands down. I would absolutely recommend [him] to anyone. 🙂

Jenny C.
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Excellent oral surgeon. I had to have my wisdom teeth removed and was terrified. The staff at Archway were very professional and took care of me. Painless proceedure and I was in and out in a hour. highly recommended thank you very much!

Patrick H.
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“You are an awesome doctor! Also, your assistants were great and made everything so much easier. Thank you for being such a caring doctor.”

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Best oral surgery place! Everyone is so friendly & caring! They did a great job of making sure I was comfortable & the surgeon did an excellent job-they even gave me some Ted Drewes to bring home!

Deb M.
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“…we were happy to find somoeone that was caring…we will never forget the care and concern you showed to our mother”

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We were headed to Florida when my son came down with an abscessed tooth. Dr. Loveless was able to get us in and remove his tooth before our flight. I can’t thank Laurie enough for making what could be a scary experience for my 7 year old, a fun, pleasant one. I can’t express how thankful I am for her treating him like her own and making sure he was comfortable. She went above and beyond in my eyes and made this nervous mom rest a little easier. Thank you both!!!

5 of 5 stars of 167

My experience with the ladies and Doctor Loveless was great. I had never been put under by anesthesia before and they made me comfortable and very relaxed. They took care of me from the beginning consultation to leaving minus 4 teeth. Thankfully Dr. Loveless is a younger man so he will hopefully be around to treat my children with the same care, someday.

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Very friendly staff. Doctor spent time to explain and answer questions. Easy to make an appointment. Easy to get a recheck. Staff and Doctor made themselves readily available for questions after surgery even during holidays.

Laurie M.
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Dr. Loveless is amazing. I will continue to use and refer people to him.

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“For the gentle care on my three extractions–you’re the best!”

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