55-64 year old man treated with All-on-4 Dental Implants

*Treatment results may vary

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When I first met this patient, he had already been treated with implant dentures twice but was having really bad luck with them. His bridges kept breaking and he had 6 implants placed in his upper jaw and four in his lower jaw. The first set of implant dentures he received was an Acrylic Titanium Hybrid—this one began to break after just a few years. This one was replaced by an all-new set of implant dentures of the same design—but this one started breaking just after one year.

The dentures that were made were not defective or of a poor design. They were well constructed Acrylic Hybrid Bridges made by competent clinicians. However, they were just not working for him. The pictures below show just how severe the situation was.

What Renee needed was a completely new approach. After careful evaluation and study of his case, a new type of implant bridge design was used to replace his failing prosthesis. This new design is called the Veneered Procera Implant Bridge which consists of an ultra hard foundation made of Zirconium with a highly esthetic layer of porcelain veneered over the front of it. With proper follow-ups every 6 months and the use of a mouth guard at night, these implant dentures should last the patient a long, long time.