The process of placing 8 dental implants at certain angles to toothless patients and fixing dental prostheses on these implants is called all on 8 implant application. In this treatment, a titanium screw system is used. During the application, 8 implants are placed, 4 in the back and 4 in the place where the jawbone is thickest.
With this application, only 8 implants are used on a toothless jaw and thus fixed prostheses can be placed in place of the lost teeth. Implants placed in the front part are placed in their places in such a way that they are the most stable with 90 degrees and 45 degrees on the back. In this treatment, fixed prostheses prepared after implant placement are permanently inserted into the mouth after 3 months. Recovery after All-on-8 Dental Implants may be slightly longer than other implant treatments. This period is usually between 2 and 3 months.
How long does the pain last after All-on-8 Dental Implants?
Since the treatment is carried out with local anesthesia, there is no pain during application. However, pain after All-on-8 Dental Implants, there may be little, and this will pass in a few days. If the pain persists, you can use painkillers that the doctor recommends. Patients do not feel pain during the application of dental implants. Dental implants are simpler and more painless for the patient than tooth extraction. The first 2 days after the dental implant is applied, there is a pain that is spent with painkillers. Usually, after the first 3 days, the patient continues his life without feeling any pain in his daily life. No pain is felt during the implant operation under the appropriate anesthesia.
The pain that is also felt after the operation is no different from a normal tooth extraction pain and can be easily overcome with commonly used painkillers. The use of painkillers and antibiotics may vary for each patient depending on the conditions of the operation. Depending on the number of implants to be placed and the bone condition, the procedure take between 30 minutes and 3 hours. But according to your specific situation, your doctor will give you the most accurate information about this issue in advance. It should be considered normal to have a slight swelling after the operation, which sometimes lasts for several days.
How is the recovery process after All-on-8 Dental Implants?
At the beginning of treatment, a jaw tomography is taken from the patient and its suitability for implants is evaluated. In appropriate patients, implants are planned in the implant simulation program, jaw measurements are taken from the patient and treatment is started with the prosthesis stage. After 1 week, after checking the shape compliance and function of the new prostheses, the patient is taken to the implant operation.
After the implants are inserted, the implants are measured with the prostheses that have been prepared and sent to the laboratory. Within 2 days, the implant slots are prepared in the prosthesis and ready to be fixed to the mouth. A prosthesis is a prosthesis that is installed and removed only by a doctor and is attached to the implants with screws. After 4 months, when the patient undergoing all on 8 dental implant treatment is called back for fixed veneer treatment, the screwed prosthesis is removed and the treatment is completed with the final fixed restoration of the patient within 1 week
How long does it take to recover after All-on-8 Dental Implants?
If advanced surgical techniques have not been applied during the implant operation after the dental implant has been applied, 2 months for the lower jaw and 4 months for the upper jaw in a healthy patient are enough. If advanced surgical techniques have been applied, the duration requires waiting around 3 months for the lower jaw and 6 months for the upper jaw. If the person’s bone is suitable, in some cases, dental prosthesis treatment can be started as soon as possible after the application.
In short; you should wait about 4-5 months to recover after All-on-8 Dental Implants. Dental implants will show a boil within 3 months, during this period it is necessary to be fed according to the doctor’s recommendations and the diet that he will recommend. After permanent dentures that will be placed at the end of 3 months, the patient becomes able to consume the desired food.
Hatice Şahin, a dentist, was born in Istanbul in 1996. In 2012, she attended English language classes in Canada. She received a certificate of honour from Istanbul Medipol University International School of Dentistry that same year.