5 In 1 Technique

Dental Implant Institute

Board Certified Periodontist & Dental Implant Expert located in Las Vegas, NV

Treatment with dental implants can take anywhere from several months to several years. If you’re missing some or all of your permanent teeth and want to restore your smile more quickly, the 5-in-1 technique can help. Jennifer Cha, DMD, MS, developed the 5-in-1 technique more than a decade ago – a method that can place several dental implants in under 30 minutes. It requires only one appointment and boasts a 99% success rate. To schedule an appointment at Dental Implant Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada, book online, or call the office today.

5 in 1 Technique Q & A

What is the 5-in-1 technique?

The 5-in-1 technique is an in-office procedure used to place dental implants. Unlike traditional implant surgery, which can take hours, the 5-in-1 technique can restore your entire smile in just 30 minutes. 

The fast and effective nature of the 5-in-1 technique allows for less bleeding, less downtime, and overall quicker recovery times. Following your appointment, your dentist provides you with a list of instructions that make it possible to return almost immediately to routine activities like biting and chewing. 

Am I a good candidate for the 5-in-1 technique?

Anyone who’s missing one, several, or all of their permanent teeth can benefit from the 5-in-1 technique. Your provider’s patented tools can eliminate unnecessary trauma and the risk of infection.

Before moving forward with treatment, your provider conducts an oral exam, reviews your oral health history, and asks about your treatment goals. Then, they take digital X-rays to observe your jawbones, tooth roots, and gums. 

If your dentist detects gum disease or low bone volume, they might recommend a sinus lift or periodontics first. These procedures ensure you have enough healthy bone to support your implants. 

How does the 5-in-1 technique work?

The 5-in-1 technique is an in-office procedure that takes less than 60 minutes from start to finish.

On the day of your appointment, your provider administers a local anesthetic to numb your remaining tooth roots and gums. Once the anesthesia sets in, they use three patented instruments and two surgical techniques –– hydraulic sinus condensing and vertical cosmetic gum translation –– to place your implants and attach several fixed temporary crowns.

Though the crowns are only temporary, they provide esthetics and function, allowing you to bite and chew comfortably while your mouth heals. Three to six months later, you return to the Dental Implant Institute, and your dentist replaces your temporary crowns with permanent prosthetics.

Is the 5-in-1 technique safe?

The 5-in-1 technique is safe and usually well-tolerated. Following your procedure, it’s normal to experience some sensitivity and discomfort, but this should subside within a few days. Follow your provider’s recovery instructions and take any medications as prescribed.

What is full mouth reconstruction?

If you’re missing all of your permanent teeth, your provider might recommend a full mouth reconstruction. This procedure combines prosthetics, like dental implants, and advanced tools, like laser dentistry, to restore your smile to its healthy, near-original condition. 

Sometimes full mouth reconstruction involves the 5-in-1 technique. Other times it utilizes several different surgical procedures.

To see if you’re a candidate for the 5-in-1 technique, schedule an appointment at Dental Implant Institute. Book a consultation online, or call the office today.