A dental implant is an artificial tooth that works like a real tooth. When a natural tooth is extracted, an implant is inserted in the space left by the extracted tooth. It is the best solution for a missing teeth but is more expensive than a dental bridge and removable dentures.
The implant is made of Titanium metal which is the strongest metal and gives maximum strength. Implant has a life of 20+ years.
An implant surgery is done in two parts. In first part, implants are placed and in second part, tooth crown is placed over the implant.
First Visit: The first visit is of 4-5 days. In this visit, implants are placed. It takes 45-60 minutes to insert each implant. After the surgery, you can resume your daily work after 2-3 days. The crown is not yet placed in this surgery because the bone needs time to heal completely.
Healing / Waiting Time: The healing / waiting time is of 2 months. During this period, you will wear a removable partial denture as a temporary replacement.
Second Visit: The second visit is of 2-3 days. In this a tooth crown is placed over the implant that was placed in the first visit. No healing time is required after this.
CBCT helps doctor to view the surgical area in 3 dimensional images. thus, helping in precise placement of implants. It leads to minimum complications and least trauma and pain to patient. it gives faster results. it leads to mnimimal invasive surgery because the implant is placed in the best location judged by computer software.
it is a surgery using a stent prepared by CBCT report. it helps in exact and fast placement of implants. the stent is made up of acrylic and titanium rings to guide implant placements at exact points.
This technique helps replace a tooth as soon as it is extracted. that means you walk in with a faulty tooth and walk out with an implant and a tooth
With recent improvements and better bone grafting materials, it is possible to place implants even in patients with very less bone support. sinus lift is a very imprtatnt procedure when when it comes to repalcing upper posterior teeth. In sinus lift procedure, the membrane of maxillary sinus is displaced upwards to provide adequate support for the implants.
A dental implant is a small post, usually made of titanium, that serves as a substitute for the root of the tooth. A connector, known as abutment is placed between implant and crown.
Your jawbone begins to shrink from lack of stimulation. Losing your teeth will affect your smile and change the shape of your face, causing you to look prematurely aged.
Home care for your implants consists of brushing and flossing.Regular dental visits are required for long-term health and success.