Patients who had radiotherapy are not suitable candidates for dental implant. They have to refer to special dentistry centers with enough experiments in such cases. It has been recommended for these patients to have dental implant with 1 year delay but there are some earlier methods in some private centers with good results. The expected success for these patients is about 10% less than the patients without any history of radiotherapy. On the other hand, it is not necessary for patients with dental implant to remove the implant before radiotherapy if osteo-integration process is completed.
Dental implant in one stage or immediate implant It is not exaggerated if we claim planting dental implants is a revolutionary phenomenon in dentistry. Dental implants can change the life of toothless people completely. It is the best solution for them to have a more comfortable life, more proper nutrition and more psychological security in comparison with patients with dentures.
Dental implant Fortunately, dental implants are considered as one of the best solutions for toothless problem. People who have lost one or some teeth and have difficulties for using dentures can use dental implants.
The best implant brand is the one which its components are made from the best materials with long life span. There are lots of dental implant brands in Iran market and the dentist should select the best ones in accordance with the treatment plan. The dental implant components include fixture, abatement, cover screw, connection pin, healing abatement and plastic abatement. At first, the fixture is inserted in the patient’s jaw and then the abatement and the crown are put on it.
The following points should be considered by the dentist for bone grafting in lost tooth hole; 1) the space should be considered for inserting the bone graft so; the volume of the bone graft should be exactly the same as the main bone; 2) the bone should be dense enough to support dental implant in a stable way and bone graft should have the specifications of ossification to produce bone cells, and 3) the materials should be relatively cheap and available and free of pathological conditions.
In this method, the gum is not cut so; there is no need to have it sutured. For this method, it is necessary to have enough bones so that the dentist has direct view to insert the dental implant. This surgery is implemented by using surgical guide without any bleeding and pain.
Many patients fear from dentist’s office and this fear is not related to a specific age group. In fact, all the patients, male or female, old or young, adult or child, fear a bit from dentist’s office and its environment; especially when they have an unpleasant memory of their dentist or dentist’s office.
Dental implant is a special and metal base that is made of Titanium. It is compatible with all human body cells. It can be a permanent and fix substitution for lost tooth. Titanium doesn’t cause allergic reactions and it has biological adaption with human body.