A necessary and reliable technique for those suffering from the inconvenience and confidence issues of missing tooth, dental implants is an advanced alternative for conventional dentures. A dental implant involves an artificial root structure for tooth, which is implanted into the jawbones to support an artificial tooth or crown.
Dental implants are God send alternatives to wipe off the woes of people who have lost their teeth due to injury, decay, periodontal diseases and so on. They offer a natural look, feel and a sturdy base to the replacement teeth and aides in better and comfortable chewing as well.
Types of Dental Implants
Dental implants are available in two types, namely endosteal and subperiosteal. Endosteal implants are shaped as cylinders or screws and are implanted surgically into the jaw bone while subperiosteal is placed on top of jaw and include frameworks in the form of posts to place the artificial teeth.
Are you eligible for Dental Implants?
Dental implants are done on patients with missing tooth, who have good overall physical and oral health. These implants require good bone health as well, to support the implant structures. People with periodontal issues affecting their gum tissues are not usually recommended for getting dental implants.
Dental Implant procedure
Dental implants can be done for replacing a tooth, or a group of teeth. The procedure of dental implant is customised to suit the requirements of the patient. It is done after numbing the area with the help of local anaesthesia.
The implantation procedure involves the placement of the implant structure in place of the tooth root of the missing tooth. This is then allowed to heal and fuse into bone structure. An artificial teeth or crown is then placed on the structure to resemble natural teeth. The dental implant material is made out of titanium, which is known to be non-reactive to body cells and hence do not cause any infection.
Benefits of Dental Implant
The benefits of dental implants are as follows: –
- Improved appearance, speech and comfort
- Improved confidence
- Improved oral health
- Enables easier chewing
- Natural in strength, look and feel
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