All-on-X implants refer to a full-arch dental prosthetic solution where an entire row of teeth is supported by a minimum number of dental implants. The “X” in “All-on-X” represents the number of implants used, often four or six, but this can vary based on individual needs and the specific situation.
The benefits of All-on-X implants include:
- Restored Function and Aesthetics: All-on-X implants provide a full set of prosthetic teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. They restore the patient’s ability to chew and speak properly, and also offer a natural-looking smile, enhancing overall aesthetics and confidence.
- Bone Preservation: Because the implants are inserted directly into the jawbone, they help to maintain bone health and prevent bone loss, a common issue following tooth loss.
- Durability and Stability: All-on-X implants are made from durable materials designed to withstand the forces of biting and chewing. Once the implants have integrated with the bone, they offer a stable foundation for the prosthetic teeth.
- Convenience and Comfort: Unlike traditional dentures, All-on-X implants are fixed in place and do not need to be removed for cleaning. They also eliminate the discomfort and inconvenience of ill-fitting dentures.
- Efficiency: The All-on-X procedure can often be completed in a single day, providing immediate results, especially when using the “Teeth in a Day” approach.
It is important to have a thorough consultation with Dr. Anthony Brucci to discuss whether the All-on-X implant solution is the right choice for you. He will consider your oral health, bone density, lifestyle, and other factors when making a recommendation.