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Not enough bone density for All on 4 using normal length implants? No problem, we do All on 4 using Zygomatic implants which are longer and ideal for securing the All on 4 bridge to denser stronger bone.

Take the first step towards your new smile and new life today.

Call 01242 655554 now to book your FREE OF CHARGE ALL-ON-4 WITH ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS CONSULTATION with one of the region’s most experienced implantologists Dr Ellie Ledger dental implant dentist (pictured)

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Zygomatic implants dentist Dr Ellie Ledger

Dr Ellie Ledger with patient

Zygomatic dental implants surgery

With zygomatic implants you get natural smile again, even if you don’t have enough bone density

The All on 4 procedure with zygomatic implants gives you back your natural smile, restoring your confidence and self-esteem, and it can be done in a little as a single day. We secure a full set of permanent replacement teeth to your upper and/or lower jaw which look and feel completely natural.

Zygomatic implants location of implants in jaw

All on 4 requires strong, dense bone

The All on 4 dental implant procedure is so successful because we place implants into the stronger, denser bone at the front of your jaw, allowing a permanent bridge to be securely supported on just four implants. However, some people do not have strong and dense enough bone for the normal length implants. For example, if you have been wearing dentures for a long time, the bone may have deteriorated.

Zygomatic dental implants give your bridge better stability

We may still be able to give you back your natural looking smile in just one day with the All on 4 procedure using zygomatic implants. We place extra-long rear implants into the cheekbone – the zygomatic arch. Here they can reach additional, stronger bone to provide a more secure foundation, giving your replacement teeth better stability.

Near 100% success rate with Zygomatic implants

Dr. Ellie Ledge and her talented team have achieved a near 100% success rate with zygomatic  implants, helping patients regain the ability and confidence to do everything they could with their own natural teeth.

How do zygomatic dental implants make a difference?

Zygomatic implants surgery provides a real benefit to patients with insufficient bone density for the normal All on 4 dental implants procedure. We may be able to give you back your natural smile even if you have been told your jawbone isn’t strong enough.

Just like your own natural teeth

Your replacement teeth will be firmly secured, durable and long-lasting. They won’t move or ever fall out and they will look and feel like your natural teeth. So, you can eat the food you want to, talk, smile, sing and exercise without worry. Maintaining a healthy oral hygiene routine is also as easy as if they were your own natural teeth.

Improved facial appearance 

If the bone in your jaw has deteriorated you may have experienced some ‘collapsing’, which can result in a change in the appearance of your face. The zygomatic implants procedure will help improve the structure of your jaw and your facial appearance.  

No need for other complex surgeries, such as bone grafting 

Bone grafting and other surgeries that are more invasive, costly and lengthy are not required. Rather than several procedures and up to six months to heal, the zygomatic implants procedures can be done in just one stage – placing the implants and attaching the bridge of natural-looking replacement teeth. If you look after them and maintain them properly, they can last you a lifetime.

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How do Zygomatic dental implants work?

Zygomatic implants are longer than normal and are placed into your cheekbone, which is called the zygomatic arch. This provides a stronger and more secure foundation for the All-on-4 procedure if you have insufficient bone density at the front of your jaw. The procedure was first developed by Professor Branemark and Nobel Biocare in Sweden, a company with over 60 years of pioneering scientific research and innovation.

Nobel Biocare zygomatic implants

Extra-long zygomatic dental implants reaching into your cheekbone. 

Two front implants of normal length are placed at an angle into the stronger, denser bone at the front of your jaw. Two extra-long rear implants are surgically anchored into your cheekbone – the zygomatic arch – where the bone is even stronger.

A stronger, more secure foundation

Depending on the extent of bone deterioration, up to four zygomatic implants can be used to support up to eight ordinary implants. The implants provide a secure foundation, onto which crowns, dentures and bridges of replacement teeth can be attached. In the All on 4 procedure, this will be a bridge containing a whole row of new teeth.

Award-winning, natural looking teeth

The dental bridge is designed manufactured and fitted by our award-winning dental technician. It is sculpted and crafted to look and feel like natural, healthy teeth and gums.

Minimising discomfort and anxiety

We’ll do our best to make sure your treatment is as painless as possible. To ensure your comfort throughout the zygomatic procedure, the treatment is carried out under intravenous sedation. Our specialist anaesthetists will ensure that any pain and discomfort are minimised during all of your treatment.

Full assessment and detailed treatment plan

Patients from all over the UK choose Arnica Dental Care for the all on 4 with zygomatic implants procedure. If you have travelled some distance for your initial consultation, to save you having to return, you have the option of a full assessment including a detailed treatment plan and prices. This will involve a CBCT 3D digital scan to assess the existing bone, how suitable you are for zygomatic implants and the extent of your treatment.

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Zygomatic dental implants FAQs

What are zygomatic dental implants?
Zygomatic dental implants are used in the all on 4 procedure in place of normal posterior dental implants. Zygomatic dental implants are the same as normal length dental implants but longer, so that they engage with the denser bone of the zygoma region of the skull (cheek bone)

Why would I need zygomatic dental implants?
You may not have enough bone density in your upper jaw to use normal posterior dental implants in the all on 4 procedure. So instead of undertaking time consuming and expensive bone grafting zygomatic dental implants are used in pretty much the same way as normal dental implants but requiring extensive surgical experience and skill to place correctly and safely.

There are only a handful of dental surgeons in the UK capable of this procedure.

What are zygomatic dental implants made of?
Zygomatic dental implants are made of the same material as normal dental implants. Arnica uses exceptional-quality Nobel Biocare titanium dental implants.

Am I suitable for zygomatic dental implants?
Suitability for all on 4 with zygomatic dental implants will depend on several factors including your general and oral health. Our implant dentists will be able to identify any potential issues during your initial consultation and detailed implant assessment.

What does the zygomatic dental implants procedure involve?
The procedure is the same as the all on 4 procedure. An initial consultation followed by a detailed implant assessment which includes an extended oral examination, X-rays, study models, and preparation of detailed treatment plan.

Your zygomatic dental implant placement appointment will take a little longer maybe as much as a day during which time you will be sedated.

We will place the implants and fit your temporary low-pressure bridge that allows your implants to properly fuse with the bone of your jaw. This process takes between six and eight months.

You will return for an assessment and a further impression of your gums may be taken to design and manufacture your final bridge so it looks, feels and functions like real teeth.

How long does the zygomatic dental implants procedure take?
Depending upon appointment times and availability the all on 4 procedure with zygomatic dental implants takes between 6 and 8 months.

Does the zygomatic dental implants procedure hurt?
Arnica Dental Care is the region’s most experienced sedation practice minimising anxiety and discomfort using a combination of gentle dentistry and dental sedation.

Arnica won Best Treatment of Nervous Patients at the Private Dentistry Awards in 2021 because of our exemplary patient care and ability to minimise anxiety and pain.
Patients undergoing the zygomatic dental implants procedure have IV (Intravenous sedation) which puts the patient in a relaxed dream-like state but still able to communicate with their dentist.

How long do zygomatic dental implants last?
Zygomatic dental implants have been placed since the early 2000’s and evidence shows that if placed correctly with healthy patients they are long-lasting with majority still fully functional.

What is the success rate of zygomatic dental implants procedure?
The success rate of zygomatic dental implants at Arnica Dental Care is currently 94%.

Patients considering the procedure should bear in mind that, as with all surgical procedures, there is a chance that something might not go to plan due to unforeseen circumstances

How much do zygomatic dental implants cost?
All on 4 with zygomatic dental implants start at £15,000 for a fixed (temporary) acrylic bridge using a minimum of 4 implants to support 10-12 teeth (inclusive of extractions and implant placement). A final acrylic bridge will cost £5,115 alternatively a zirconia bridge will cost £7,315.

Your zygomatic dental implants team

Arnica Dental Care’s All on 4 with zygomatic implants team comprises Dr Ellie Ledger (dental implant dentist) and Guy McLennan (dental implant surgeon)

Dr. Eleanor Ledger (Ellie) qualified from Cardiff University in 1991 and gained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994.  Ellie’s GDC registration number is 66099 which can be found on the General Dental Council website.  Ellie is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) and the British Association of Oral Surgeons

Guy McLellan is Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England with over 28 years’ experience placing dental implants and an Honorary Consultant in Oral Implantology at the Charing Cross Hospital and is as a member of the Cranio-Facial team at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.  He is a mentor for Nobel Biocare and a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), the European Association of Osseointegration and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Zygomatic implants dentist Dr Ellie Ledger 2
Zygomatic implants dentist Guy McLellan

Take the first step towards your life change today with the All on 4 procedure using zygomatic dental implants

Call 01242 655554 now to book your FREE OF CHARGE ALL-ON-4 WITH ZYGOMATIC DENTAL IMPLANTS CONSULTATION with one of the region’s most experienced implantologists Dr Ellie Ledger dental implant dentist

Alternatively click ‘Request Call Back’ and we’ll call you.

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All on 4 dental Implants Dentist Dr Ellie Ledger

Further information about our range of dental implant procedures, treatment and care

For a general overview of dental implants and our range of procedures, treatment and care take a look at our dental implants page.

If you do have enough bone density for the normal All on 4 dental implants procedure then find out more about them in our All on 4 dental implants page

Heard about ‘Teeth in a day’ ? ‘teeth in a day’ relates to the all on 4 procedure and It’s true, in many circumstances you’ll arrive in the morning with no healthy permanent teeth and leave in the afternoon with a permanenlty fixed row, or rows of natural-looking, feeling and functioning teeth.  This is known as Teeth in a Day.

Single dental implants are now the defacto solution for replacing missing, damaged or badly mishapen teeth. Find our more about single dental implants

Would you like to find out a little more about how dental implants work? Then find the answers you’re looking in our How dental implants work page

How much do dental impants cost and how to finance them can be found in our dental implant costs page

Still undecided about which dental implant dentist to trust with your implant/s discover why you should choose Arnica Dental Care Why arnica for dental implants

If you would like further information or a friendly no-obligation chat with a member of the team please call 01242 655554