If you are missing one or more teeth and wish to enjoy the confidence of beautiful teeth then you are a candidate for a dental implant. For decades dentists have been offering patients the benefits of dental implants. Unlike traditional treatments of crowns, bridges , root canals and dentures dental implants offer a permanent solution for your missing teeth actually mimicking your natural teeth.
What are Implants?
Dental Implant is performed using a screw made of Titanium. Surface of screw is roughened so it can grip well in jaw bone. Implant dentist drill hole in jaw bone where Titanium screw is fitted. Drilling procedure is done in several steps as per requirement of implant. During drilling lot of heat is generated and saline is sprayed to bring temperature down. Temperature should be ideally less than forty seven degree Celsius.
Gum is applied over the area and time is given to get it healed and integrated in jaw bone. In second procedure implant dentist places temporary crown on implant. And after some time when gums grows as per requirement final crowns are placed.
Dental Implant is lengthy procedure and takes different time case to case. After completion of treatment patient can chew normally and strength of his / her oral structure is increased.
The implant procedure is the same whether one or all teeth are missing. In this example, there is only one missing lower tooth. For the purpose of demonstration we will assume the patient is healthy and is a candidate for this procedure.
Are Implants Costly?
Dental implants are an investment in your quality of life and health!
In the initial many patients feel that dental implant treatment is expensive compared to other dental procedures. However, Dental Implants represent a more permanent and natural solution than other dentistry treatments, for instance complete Dentures or Partials. Dental Implants are therefore a greater initial investment. Dental Implants should last for years, even a lifetime if they are properly fitted and cared for. It's a lifetime investment!
In terms of cost, each case is different and it is determined upon your individual needs. Your age as well as the quality and quantity of bone in the Implant site , are all assessed. After consultation we will provide best treatment alternatives for you.
Who is a Candidate?
If you have lost one or more teeth or currently wearing Dentures, Dental implants may be the solution for you.
It is a perfect treatment or anyone who has experienced tooth loss. The only specific requirement for Dental Implant treatment is that the patient has enough bone in the area of the missing tooth / teeth to anchor the Implant. However, if this is not the case bone grafts may be placed.
Dental Implants are perfect for those patients who have had to endure the loose, unstable and uncomfortable nature of Dentures. Permanently inserted into the jawbone; Dental Implants offer exceptional strength and stability within the mouth.
Are Dental Implants Painful?
Sedation Dentistry is a technique that uses medication to produce a calming and relaxed effect over your central nervous system. Because you will be completely at ease, we can perform Dental Implant treatment quickly, easily and with minimal discomfort.
Statistics show that while you may be conscious for the dental procedure, there is virtually no pain, discomfort, and more importantly there is no fear while you undertake Sedation Dentistry. When you awake you will feel refreshed and have no memory of the procedure or experiencing any pain.
Sedation Dentistry is a safe technique that has helped thousands of people around the world receive the dental care they require.
What are the benefits?
Dental implants enable you to recapture your lifestyle after tooth loss and achieve overall well being.
After undergoing treatment, the majority of patients experience a significant enhancement in their chewing, dental hygiene and speaking ability.
Some of the exceptional benefits Dental Implants provide include: