The Truth About Teeth In A Day or All-on-4®


You have probably heard terms like “Teeth in a Day”, “New Teeth Now” etc., etc. They are all based on the All-on-4® Protocol. In a nutshell, this is the use of immediate loading implants and a prosthetic of some fashion. The concept “Teeth in one Appointment” is misleading. Most people hear the term and think they can get teeth in one visit to the Dentist. This is not the case. Often times there may be as many as 5 prior visits to an office before any procedure is performed. If you leave with teeth on the 6th visit, well then, you got new “Teeth in one Appointment” (one of many, actually).

Visit 1- Depending on whether you are at an All-in-one facility, a Specialist or a general Dentist, your first visit will be to evaluate your situation, and your ability to pay. Whether any treatment planning will actually take place will probably depend on who will actually perform the surgery, how many Dentists will be involved, lab fees, whether the Dentist has a CT scan or not, and what they believe they can charge you. There are many variants as to what exactly may happen, but one thing for sure is you will not leave with new teeth!

Visit 2 – This visit could be for the try-in for a scanning jig, a surgical guide, or extractions. This can vary also, but generally this is the appointment you will accept treatment. It will be days’ to weeks following your first appointment if a scanning jig or surgical guide was ordered from a lab. It may be at the original office or clear across town. In rare cases this will be the appointment where impressions are taken to fabricate your new converted denture. Yes denture! 99% of practitioners that perform this procedure will use the converted denture technique. This is because they do not have the facilities to fabricate a hybrid bridge (more on this later). If they have an in-house lab it is simply a denture lab. They will fabricate a denture using denture teeth and acrylic, just as it has been done for 40+ years. One thing is for sure, you will not leave with new teeth.

Visit3 – This visit can vary drastically also depending on your circumstances. Could be more impressions, more planning, or if you’re lucky the actual surgery. Again this varies by the facility, the Dentist and/or Dentists etc

The Golpa All-on-4® protocol is vastly improved. Because of our proprietary protocols, experience, expertise, and investment into the most advanced milling machines in the world, we are able to fabricate your bar, and embed it into our custom-milled PMMA hybrid bridges in less than 4 hours. We are the only facility world-wide that has this technology and expertise. This allows us to give you a permanent bridge in just 1 visit, and allows you to enjoy the foods you love immediately following surgery!

This is the first concept of the Golpa All-on-4® Protocol; being highly skilled and experienced in all areas of the All-on-4 Treatment Concept. From planning, extraction, placement, and restoration. From the consult room to the laboratory, one Dentist dedicated to the Patient.
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