Six implants are placed to provide permanent strength and protect from bone loss.
With no acrylic mouthpiece, eating and speaking feels just like using your natural teeth.
The Better Alternative to Dentures
Dentures are uncomfortable, high maintenance, and affect how people eat and live. Our 3 on 6™ procedure is a permanent solution for missing teeth which only requires standard brushing and flossing.
Restoring someone's beautiful smile has the effect of changing how they interact with people, and more importantly how they feel about themselves. Restore beauty and confidence that will improve your life for the better. Your only regret will be that you hadn't done it sooner.
3 ON 6
The 3 on 6™ is a dental treatment procedure used to replace all of the teeth on the upper or lower arches of the mouth. It was pioneered by Dr. Randy Roberts, DDS in 2015 when trying to find a solution for patients who didn’t want the inconvenience, expense, or discomfort of other treatments. The procedure includes placing six implants on an arch of the mouth with three bridges attached directly to those implants. The result is a full smile that is beautiful, strong, natural feeling, can be used to eat and speak normally, and requires only brushing and flossing to maintain it.
Step 1: Free Consultation
Everything begins with a free consultation with a 3 on 6™ certified doctor. They will take scans of your mouth which they will use to determine if you are a candidate for the 3 on 6™. At this initial consultation, they will go over payment and financing options with you and determine if and when you would like to begin treatment.
Step 2: Implant Surgery
At the following appointment, the implant surgery will take place. This can be done with local anesthesia or you can choose to be sedated. After this surgery, the implants will need to heal for anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. During this time you will receive a temporary denture so that you are not toothless while you heal. Our dental lab will use scans of your teeth or pre-designed models to design your new smile. You will have input on the design including the shade of the teeth.
Step 3: Bridges
After your implants are healed, you will have temporary bridges placed on your implants. These are made out of a cheaper material and will serve as a test drive. After trying the bridges for two weeks the doctor will meet with you again to see if you’re happy with your smile or if you would like some adjustments with the shade or fit. Based on your feedback, the Doctor may make some modifications to your bridges.
Step 4: Place Final Bridges
Your final porcelain bridges will then be made by our dental lab specialists, based on the specifications from your Doctor. A final appointment will be scheduled in which the Doctor will place your final bridges and ensure that it meets all of your expectations.
How to Offer 3 on 6™ In Your Office
The 3 on 6™ treatment is only offered by 3 on 6 licensed offices. The doctors have received extensive training on treatment planning and surgery and have access to the 3 on 6 lab. You can find the location nearest you here.
Variations in local economies, tax codes, and financing options, mean that there is not standardized pricing. For accurate pricing, please schedule a free consultation or call us at 888-877-5790.
There are multiple options for full mouth teeth restoration each with it’s on set of pros and cons. Though for some people another treatment option may be the best for them we believe that for qualified candidates the 3 on 6™ is the best option currently available. There is no other treatment that functions feels or looks as much like natural teeth as the 3 on 6™. It is also the only truly permanent solution which will never have to be removed unlike every other mouth restoration alternative.
Here you will find a chart showing the comparison of the various full mouth restoration options.
3 on 6™
Can be placed even with significant bone loss
Secured with implants and not glue
Does not fall out unexpectedly
Does not cause slurring or gagging
Does not need to be removed daily
Promotes healthy bone in jaw
Never needs to be removed by a dentist
Uses natural gum line
Functions and feels like natural teeth
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you accept insurance?
Most of our offices work with just about all dental insurance companies to help you get reimbursed for the work you receive.
How does financing work?
If you have good credit (score of 600 or higher), chances are you will qualify for financing. If you don’t have good credit, we may still be able to help you with payments, but will require a down payment and a steady income.
What if I need to travel?
Because of the high quality and low prices of our work, we have many patients who come from out of town to have work done. The office manager at your location will be happy to help you find a convenient hotel, and schedule your work so that as few trips as possible are required.
Why are your prices so low?
Our office prides itself on being able to offer the most competitive prices in the market while using the highest quality equipment, and most experienced doctors. Because implants and full mouth restorations are all that we do, we get great deals on the supplies and equipment we use, our doctors are quicker and more efficient, and the cost of our equipment is spread out over many patients, instead of a few. Also, we realize significant savings by getting all of our restorations from our own lab.
Is it painful?
Our doctors make sure that this is as pleasant an experience as possible. We also have sedation options available so you can just sleep through the entire procedure and wake up with a beautiful new smile. Similar to most trips to the dentist, you shouldn’t feel any pain during the procedure. During the next 24 hours, any pain you experience can normally be controlled with ibuprofen or Tylenol. Your doctor can help you as needed. Our patients are nearly always pleasantly surprised at how painless the process is.
Do you offer sedation or anesthesia?
Yes we do! We make sure that you are as comfortable as possible and can have a dedicated anesthesiologist if desired. Your doctor can discuss these options with you and help you determine what is the best option.
How do I know if I am a candidate?
During your consultation, your doctor will look at your mouth and at a 3D scan of your bones. The amount of bone you have will be very important to whether or not you are eligible for a 3 on 6. Your doctor will let you know during your consultation for which procedures you would be a candidate.
What if I don’t have enough bone?
Through the use of bone grafting and/or zygomatic implants we usually find a solution where other offices may not, but there are rarely some cases where there is insufficient bone, and another solution like an all on 4 might be necessary.
What is the difference between the 3 on 6 and the All on 4?
The All on 4 is a large bulky restoration that can feel unnatural in your mouth secured with 4 implants. It is sometimes the best option when there is significant bone loss. It also usually requires removal of some bone. The 3 on 6 uses 3 bridges and are attached using 6 implants in an arch. Only the teeth are replaced so there are no fake gums, and bone doesn’t have to be removed, making it feel just like having your natural teeth in your mouth again. Instead of removing bone bone grafting is done to maintain all of your natural healthy bone levels. The all on 4 will need to be removed regularly for professional cleanings while the 3 on 6 does not need to be removed.
Why is the 3 on 6 better than dentures?
Dentures are uncomfortable, painful, unhealthy, and inconvenient. Since dentures don’t provide any bone support, the bone in your jaw slowly deteriorates when you wear a denture making it so that you’ll need to replace your dentures every few years. Implants support good bone health so that your restorations last forever. Dentures should be the last option.
Is there a recovery period?
Most patients are able to go back to work within a day or two of the surgery. After implants are placed, you will generally require a 3 month healing period for the implants before we place your final restorations.
Will I leave the office without teeth?
Absolutely not! You will leave our office the day of surgery with a beautiful new smile. We have options where the restorations are fixed to the implants, as well as removable options such as a denture depending on bone levels and pricing.
How do I maintain my new teeth?
Maintaining your new teeth will be similar to taking care of regular teeth. If you keep them clean they should last the rest of your life. You’ll still need to brush, floss, and we highly recommend the use of a waterpic or waterflosser to help keep your implants and gums very clean. We also recommend regular professional cleanings every 6 months. We also recommend you avoid smoking, drugs, and maintain a healthy diet and exercise. These things can affect your bone density and increase the likelihood of implant longevity.