Is your smile and self-confidence suffering because of poor dental health and tooth loss? The consequences can be far-reaching ranging from impacting speech, making it hard to chew, causing chronic pain and even resulting in facial sagging. That’s why Dr. Alan Meltzer, our esteemed periodontist in Voorhees, NJ, is passionate about full mouth rehabilitations where our goal is to restore your overall oral health as well as the aesthetics of your smile. No case is too tough for us to take on – even if you think your dental health is too far gone, it’s never too late to rehabilitate your smile.
Full arch restoration, often known as full mouth dental implants, is a revolutionary procedure designed to completely rehabilitate your oral health and aesthetics. It involves replacing an entire arch of teeth, providing a long-lasting and natural-looking solution to extensive tooth loss. We understand the impact a healthy smile can have on your overall well-being and are committed to delivering exceptional results through a combination of restorative procedures.
Full arch restorations at Advanced Oral Specialty Group not only restore the functionality and appearance of your teeth but also contribute significantly to your overall quality of life. Here are some key benefits:
The first step to a complete smile begins with a comprehensive consultation with Dr. Meltzer. During this consult, he will assess your oral health, discuss your expectations, and formulate a personalized treatment plan.
Prior to the full mouth rehabilitation, Dr. Meltzer may perform preparatory procedures to ensure the best outcomes. This could include:
Laser Gum Disease Treatment: If gum disease is present, it must be treated to create a healthy foundation for the implants. Laser gum treatment is a minimally invasive option that effectively addresses gum disease, promoting better oral health.
Bone Grafting or Sinus Lifts: For patients with insufficient bone density, bone grafting or sinus lifts may be necessary. These procedures help to create a stable base for the implants by augmenting the jawbone, ensuring the implants have enough support.
A full arch restoration typically involves placing 4 to 6 dental implants per arch. This approach, often referred to as the “All-on-Four” technique, provides a secure and stable foundation for the prosthetic teeth. By strategically placing these implants in areas of the jaw with the most bone density, Dr. Meltzer ensures maximum support for the full arch of prosthetic teeth.
Guided implant surgery is a state-of-the-art technique used during the procedure. This method involves pre-surgical planning with advanced imaging technology to map out the precise placement of the implants. Benefits of guided implant surgery include:
Increased Precision: By using detailed 3D images of your jaw, guided surgery allows for extremely accurate implant placement.
Minimized Risk: This precision reduces the risk of damaging critical structures such as nerves and sinuses.
Shorter Surgery Time: The pre-planned approach means less time in the chair and a faster overall procedure.
Improved Outcomes: Accurate placement often results in better aesthetic and functional results for the patient.
Contrary to popular belief, when you get your dental implant surgery done by an expert like Dr. Meltzer, you won’t have to wait months for your restoration to be fitted! We offer our patients same day dental implant restorations, meaning we can fit your prosthetic arch of teeth the very same day as your implant surgery. This is because the all on four technique provides a stable base that can take the immediate load of an arch of teeth. This is often called “teeth in a day” because you’ll walk in toothless and leave our office with a brand new smile the very same day! This can give you immediate functionality and a confidence boost by giving you a beautiful smile to show off without the usual long wait.
Post-procedure, Dr. Meltzer and our team will provide detailed aftercare instructions and support you through your recovery. Regular follow-up appointments will ensure your implants are functioning correctly and you are comfortable with your new smile.
Full arch restorations are designed to be a long-term solution. With proper care and maintenance, they can last many years, often decades.
We prioritize patient comfort. The procedure is performed under anesthesia, ensuring a pain-free experience. Post-procedure discomfort is typically minimal and manageable with medication.
Same day dental implants allow for the placement of the prosthetic teeth on the same day as the implant surgery, significantly reducing treatment time.
Dr. Alan Meltzer is a board certified periodontist in New Jersey with decades of experience in not only implant placement but full mouth rehabilitations. He has perfected the all on four and all on six techniques, giving patients peace of mind they are in the best hands. Dr. Meltzer is also skilled in advanced gum disease treatment and uses the latest dental technology to give patients life-changing outcomes.
You should treat your full arch restoration the same way you would natural teeth – daily brushing, flossing and regular check-ups with the dentist. Just because you don’t have natural teeth does not make you immune against gum disease. You must still brush and floss to remove disease-causing bacteria from the mouth. This will ensure the longevity of your implants as well.
Identifying the ideal candidate for full mouth dental implants is a crucial aspect of the treatment process. At Advanced Oral Specialty Group, we evaluate each patient’s unique situation to determine their suitability for this procedure. Here are key factors that make someone a good candidate:
If Dr. Meltzer find you an unsuitable candidate for a full arch restoration, it’s not the end of the road for you! If you’re lacking sufficient jaw bone or don’t want to undergo bone grafting surgery, you may be eligible for zygomatic implants. There is ALWAYS a solution!
At Advanced Oral Specialty Group, we are committed to restoring your smile and confidence with our full mouth dental implant services. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Alan Meltzer and take the first step towards a rejuvenated smile.