Generally minimum 4 implants needed to replace single jaw, up to 12 teeth. If anatomy of jaw bone allows we can place full missing teeth with 6 or 8 implants.
In maxilla or upper jaw maxillary sinus need to take in consideration while replacing back teeth. In large and lower maxillary sinus case, alternative is sinus lift and bone graft, tuberosity or zygoma implant, all on 4 dental implant procedure.
In mandible or lower jaw level of mental foramen and inferior alveolar canal defines implant placement. Good options are six implant or All on 4.
Full mouth implantation is possible in single visit, depending upon other health issue. Procedure is painless, can be done under local anesthesia with or without sedation or general anesthesia.
Treatment protocol is diagnosis, treatment planning, fixture placement, temporary fix prosthesis and last stage is definite fix prosthesis. This treatment replaces all chewing and visible teeth, and need hygiene maintenance.
Total duration of treatment depends vary case to case depending upon bone quality, screw/implant stability. In most of cases we can give immediate temporary teeth.
Cost of full mouth dental implant start from 1.2 Lac per jaw, though many other factors determine final treatment cost. Dental Implant Surgery is very technique sensitive, need proper sterilization and fumigation of dental clinic area.