Taking care of All on 4 Hattiesburg MS
The All-on-4® Treatment Concept is a full arch bridge that is permanently held in place with dental implants for patients who are missing all of their teeth on one or both arches. This is a great option for endentulous patients who want a long term solution that feels much more like their own natural teeth. Our team at Pine Belt Periodontics, PLLC is happy to walk you through the steps of wearing and caring for your prosthetic during your appointments along with some general ideas below.
When discussing the care of your All on 4 prosthetic, it includes two ideas: immediate care before the bone has healed, and long term care after osseointegration has occurred.
Immediate Care of Your All on 4
It is always best to follow the directions provided at our office that were given specific to you for your individual needs. Additionally, there is some general guidance information on caring for your All on 4 device immediately following placement and for the next several months while the bone is healing. This information includes:
Long Term Care of Your All on 4
Caring for your All on 4 denture is something that you can do, without fears of multiple added steps. One of the benefits of all on 4 is that once your All on 4 bridge is firmly integrated, you can use it in much the same way you used your natural teeth. This includes eating your regular diet without concern of your denture rocking or coming loose. Caring for your denture will also be very similar to caring for your natural teeth, including: