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What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a titanium root that is positioned into the jaw bone to support a crown to form an artificial tooth. Titanium is a biocompatible material and does not cause allergic reactions. The implant is usually inserted into the jawbone under local anesthetics, and the bone grows into the implant and integrate with the surface. implants supported teeth look, feel and function like natural teeth.
What if all my teeth are missing?
If all your lower and upper teeth are missing, a permanent bridge may be attached directly to the implants the number of implants is determined by the specific requirements of each case.
You will be fitted for a custom bridge that screws directly into the implants. The screw holes will be covered after the insertion.
Your new teeth are firmly supported by the jaws, stimulating it and halting bone loss. The dentist will be able to remove the prosthesis when necessary for cleaning and maintenance.
When can dental implants be used?
It does not matter whether teeth, whether lost through accident, disease or caries, dental implants are an excellent tooth replacement of missing teeth.
Dental implants can be used when:
A single tooth Is missing –Crowns
Several teeth are missing – bridges
All teeth are missing – bridges or dentures
How long can oral implant last?
High standards of treatment, meticulous daily cleaning of the patient, regular professional maintenance, avoidance of smoking and overloading (like chewing bones, shells, hard nuts and candies), can contribute to the durability of the oral implant. In view of the high success of modern oral implant can be considered a long lasting medical treatment that does not need to be changed.
Is the procedure safe?
Whereas no medical treatment can be guaranteed 100 percent without risk and failure, implant operation can be considered very safe. The prosthetic phase of treatment is basically noninvasive & non-surgical in nature.
What are the advantages of dental implants?
Your teeth are strong and stable. They look like your own teeth and they feel like your own teeth,too. You know that you have chosen the best solution and can smile a confident smile.