Dental Implants

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What are Dental Implants

What You need to know

Dental implants are prosthetic tooth roots that are surgically placed into the jawbone to provide a stable foundation for replacement teeth. Made of biocompatible materials such as titanium, these implants fuse with the bone over time through a process called osseointegration. This integration ensures strong and long-lasting support for the artificial teeth that are attached to the implants. WHen there is not enough healthy tooth for a Dental Crown, Implants are the best option for tooth replacement.

Furthermore, by mimicking the natural tooth structure, dental implants offer numerous benefits. They improve both the aesthetic appearance and the functionality of the mouth, allowing individuals to speak and chew with confidence. Additionally, dental implants help preserve the jawbone by stimulating bone growth, preventing bone loss that commonly occurs with missing teeth. With proper care and maintenance, dental implants can provide a durable and reliable solution for individuals seeking permanent tooth replacement options.

Our Implants offer several advantages. Improved appearance, enhanced speech, and chewing ability. Comfort compared to dentures, long-term durability, preservation of jawbone health, and no impact on adjacent teeth.
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Outline of Procedure

  • Assessment and Planning: The dentist evaluates the patient’s oral health, and X-rays, and creates a treatment plan for implant placement.
  • Implant Placement: A surgical procedure performed to place dental implants into the jawbone, acting as an artificial tooth root.
  • Osseointegration: Over several months, the implant fuses with the jawbone through a process called osseointegration, ensuring stability and strength.
  • Abutment Placement: Once osseointegration completes, abutment is attached to the implant, acting as a connector for  replacement tooth.
  • Placement of the Replacement Tooth: Finally, a custom-made replacement tooth, such as a crown, bridge, or denture, is securely attached to the abutment, restoring function and aesthetics.
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Different Types of Implants

Single Tooth Implant

Opting for a single tooth implant is a common choice to replace a missing tooth. This involves placing one post and one crown, effectively restoring your smile’s function and aesthetics.

Implant Supported Bridge

Consider an implant-supported bridge. When you have multiple missing teeth adjacent to each other, you may find your best option is an implant-supported bridge.

Full Arch Implant

A full-arch implant refers to a dental restoration that replaces an entire arch of teeth (either upper or lower jaw) using dental implants as the foundation.

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Benefits of Single Tooth Implant

Single dental implant is beneficial for the following reasons:

  • Boasts a remarkably lifelike appearance and texture.
  • Seamlessly integrates with the patient’s physiology, becoming an integral and indistinguishable part of their body.
  • Maintains a secure, immovable position, ensuring stability and comfort.
  • Requires no ongoing upkeep or maintenance.
  • Demonstrates remarkable longevity, serving the patient throughout their lifetime
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An implant-supported bridge offers several benefits over traditional bridges and dentures

Improved Stability and Functionality

Implant-supported bridges are anchored to the jawbone, providing a stable and secure foundation. This stability enhances chewing efficiency and allows for a more natural biting force compared to traditional dentures.

Prevention of Bone Loss

Dental implants stimulate the jawbone, preventing the bone loss that typically occurs when teeth are missing. This helps maintain the natural shape of the face and prevents the sunken appearance associated with tooth loss.

Longevity and Durability

Implant-supported bridges are designed to be long-lasting. With proper care, they can last many years, often a lifetime, making them a cost-effective solution in the long term.

Preservation of Adjacent Teeth

Unlike traditional bridges, which rely on adjacent teeth for support and require the removal of tooth structure, implant-supported bridges do not compromise the health of neighboring teeth. This preserves the natural teeth and their integrity.

Enhanced Aesthetics

Implant-supported bridges provide a natural-looking appearance. They are designed to match the color, shape, and size of your natural teeth, improving your smile and overall facial aesthetics.

Improved Oral Health

Since implant-supported bridges do not require the alteration of adjacent teeth, they help maintain better overall oral health. They also make it easier to clean around the bridge, reducing the risk of gum disease and cavities.

Comfort and Convenience

Implant-supported bridges eliminate many of the discomforts associated with removable dentures, such as slipping, irritation, and the need for adhesives. They become a permanent part of your mouth, providing greater comfort and convenience.

Speech Improvement

Missing teeth or ill-fitting dentures can affect speech. Implant-supported bridges can help improve speech clarity by providing a stable structure for the tongue and lips to articulate properly.

Better Quality of Life

With improved function, aesthetics, and comfort, implant-supported bridges can significantly enhance the overall quality of life. Patients often report increased confidence and satisfaction with their dental restoration.
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Implant-supported Dentures or Full-arch Bridges, offer several Advantages over Traditional Removable Dentures or Bridges

Stability and Functionality

Implant-supported fixed arches are securely anchored to dental implants that are integrated into the jawbone. This stability allows for better chewing efficiency and improved speech compared to removable dentures, which can shift or slip.

Bone Preservation

Dental implants stimulate the jawbone when chewing, which helps prevent bone loss. This is crucial for maintaining facial structure and preventing the sunken appearance that can occur with traditional dentures over time.

Comfort

Implant-supported fixed arches feel more like natural teeth compared to removable dentures. They eliminate the discomfort and irritation often caused by loose dentures rubbing against the gums.

Improved Confidence

Since implant-supported fixed arches are stable and look more natural, they can significantly enhance a person’s confidence and self-esteem. There’s no fear of dentures falling out or moving unexpectedly.

Durability

With proper care, implant-supported fixed arches can last a lifetime. Traditional dentures, on the other hand, may need regular adjustments and replacements due to wear and changes in the mouth’s structure over time.

No Need for Adhesives

Unlike removable dentures, which often require adhesives to stay in place, implant-supported fixed arches are securely attached to the implants. This eliminates the need for messy adhesives and the associated inconvenience.

Improved Oral Health

Implant-supported fixed arches do not require the alteration of adjacent healthy teeth, as traditional bridges sometimes do. This preserves the natural tooth structure and promotes better long-term oral health.
Overall, implant-supported fixed arches offer a permanent, stable, and natural-feeling solution for patients who have lost multiple teeth or require full-arch replacement. While they involve a more significant initial investment and require a surgical procedure, the benefits in terms of comfort, function, and oral health make them a preferred choice for many individuals seeking reliable tooth replacement options.
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