Permanent prostheses, commonly called permanent replacement teeth, are prostheses firmly fixed to implants inserted into the arch, to replace one or more missing or damaged teeth.
Advantages of permanent prostheses
A more evolved solution than dentures, permanent prostheses offer the patient greater stability and comfort.
Not having to take them out after every meal to clean them, the patient can count on greater stability without any awkwardness created by the fear that the dentures might move or come out.
Permanent dental implants, called ‘Toronto bridges’, are the modern evolution of so-called dentures. These dental prostheses in resin can replace a full arch and, unlike mobile prostheses, they offer the advantage of being firmly attached to implants inserted into and integrated with the upper or lower jawbone.
mplantology today has seen great evolution, with development of the innovative ‘All-on-four’ and ‘All-on-six’ techniques.
All-on-four and All-on-six implants are especially suitable when all the teeth are missing (edentulism) or for patients whose remaining teeth are in particularly poor condition, and guarantee maximum stability for the prostheses. With our All-on-four and All-on-six, you will be able to smile once again without any fear of long, expensive, painful operations.
– All on Four from 5.700€
– All on Six from 7.360€
The three phases of All-on-four and All-on-six
Insertion of All-on-four and All-on-six implants involves three phases.
The first so-called preliminary phase sees preparation for the jawbone implant (osseointegration) with the extraction of any remaining teeth, peeling back of the gums and cleaning of the area in question.
In the second phase are taken the impressions on the implants into the arches onto which a temporary prosthesis will be screwed during the third phase, tailor-made by our laboratories.
After about three months, this temporary prosthesis is replaced with the permanent one. We assist our patients at every stage of their treatment, including the post-op period, providing information and constant, direct support.
Permanent prostheses in 24 hours
Temporary prostheses are today increasingly applied within 24 hours after insertion of the All-on-four and All-on-six implants, using the so-called ‘immediate loading’ technique. This reduces the length of time required, the number of dental appointments and patient discomfort to a minimum and also helps with the healing and regeneration process.
Innovative techniques and materials at your service
The +HC network uses innovative, certified implantology techniques and methods for permanent prostheses.
By inserting a titanium screw into the upper or lower jawbone, to which one or more artificial teeth are fitted, we achieve a final result comparable to natural teeth.
The first phase involves an X-ray using cutting-edge technologies (panoramic radiographs and cone-beam CT) to assess the depth, width and density of the bone, indispensable factors for the success of the implant.
During the second phase, the implant is inserted into the bone under local anaesthestic. With immediate loading, a temporary prosthesis is then fitted; whereas with delayed loading, the temporary prosthesis is replaced with the permanent one after three or four months.
We assist our patients at every stage of their treatment, including the post-op period, providing information and constant, direct support.
Very few contraindications
Implantoprothesis can be carried out on anyone suffering from edentulism, in other words with one or more teeth missing, who does not have any serious health issues.
Diabetes mellitus or high blood pressure are to be considered contraindications for this kind of operation, but patients with their pathologies under control can have the operation just like any other healthy person.
It is however important to eliminate bad habits such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and poor dental hygiene as these increase the risk of infection or rejection and, as a consequence, the likelihood of ruining any work carried out.
There are, on the other hand, no age limits for this kind of operation.