dr hammondTEETH-IN-AN-HOUR™ is a revolutionary concept providing patients with fully functioning teeth on dental implants in one single procedure that lasts about an hour.  This recently developed technology allows for the collaboration between Dr. Hammond and the restorative dentist.

This merging of knowledge and experience achieves not only increased safety, but also more precise implant placement.  In addition, the fabrication of a prosthesis can be completed prior to the surgery.

The computer guided implant surgery is done in arthroscopic fashion often times without requiring any flap reflection.  This benefits the patient in that there is less postoperative discomfort, less swelling and less bruising.  Patient can often resume their normal activities the next day.


The process starts when a CAT scan is taken of the patient’s jawbone.  This CAT scan allows for the generation of a three-dimensional model of the jawbone that can then be used in virtual reality software to plan the implant placement without the presence of the patient.  The results are more accurate implant placement, and less chair time for the patient at the surgery office.

dr hammond and patient on icat machine
a denture

Bridge placed on 4 implants – “Bar Attachment Denture”

Dr Hammond with a patient
Step #1 – Examination
This 1st step is to visit us for an examination and to discuss your options.

Dr Hammond checking a patients teeth
Step #2 – Implantation
This is the step where we will place the dental implants in your jaw.

An illustration of the teeth-in-an-hour procedure
Step #3 – Bridge Placement
The same day or the next day temporary bridges are screwed in place over the dental implants.

Happy patient
Step #4 – Final Bridge
After 4 months the temporary bridge is replace by a final bridge.

before and after teeth in an hour
Before & After

Eat anything you want with confidence. The Bar Attachment Denture procedure can change your life!

photo of different people eating