Patient Journey

Here you can find your customer healthcare journey map, right from when you start developing symptoms, through to receiving the right treatment, up till the post-surgery stage of full recovery.

The Treatment Stages 

 

1. Consultation

  • A complimentary consultation is arranged at one of our clinics with an implantology dentist.

  • We initially assess your availability of bone for case suitability using an X-ray and we discuss your main concerns.

  • A CT scan is arranged or appropriate X-ray are taken to assess your bone quality and quantity. The implantology dentist is then able to confirm the final treatment plan.

2. Pre-Operative Stage

  • A Nuffield treatment coordinator will then speak to you and counsel you on the entire procedure and financial costs. After which, a deposit is paid.

  • Moulds of your mouth and shade of your current and planned teeth are taken.

3. Day of Surgery

  • You should eat up to 4 hours before the surgery.

  • Existing teeth in the required jaw are removed in a single surgical visit in the morning. A minimum of 4 dental implants are then placed immediately.

4. After Surgery

  • A full arch acrylic bridge is then attached in the afternoon to the 4 implants.

  • Your smile is restored on the same day.

5. Review Visits

  • You will be reviewed at the 1st week, 2nd week following surgery and then monthly till 8 weeks have elapsed especially to ascertain how you keep the All on 4 bridge clean.

  • An X-ray will be taken to assess the healing of your implants at 8 weeks following the surgery.

  • You will then be able to resume normal dietary habits.

  • We advise all patients to have 3-4 monthly regular visits to the hygienist and see your dentist 6 monthly.

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