Dental implant is made of Titanium alloy. It can be inserted inside the jaw bones in upper and lower jaws; then, dental prosthesis is fixed. Dental implant alloy (Titanium) is resistant against oxygen, acid and corrosion. Dental implant is considered as a stable mainstay for dentures. Bridges on dental implant and dentures are motionless. Dental implant stable mainstays help the dentures, bridges and crown function.
Dental implant is one of the best solutions for toothless problem. Patients who have lost one or some teeth but using dentures is very hard for them can choose dental implant treatment.
Dental implant is a very suitable alternative for lost teeth. Dental implants are divided in several groups based on the shape, type of insertion and surface specification, each of them has several types.
Dental implant is the best alternative for lost teeth. Nowadays, dental implants are widespread. In fact, dental implants are used to hold dental crowns instead of natural dental root. It takes several months to create a stable connection between patient’s jaw bone and the implant. Dental crown is inserted on the implant in second stage. In screw implants, the bone will make connection with the screw.
Duration of dental implant treatment depends on many factors. Lack of bone in implant site in terms of height and diameter will lead to bone graft to compensate bone deficiencies. In some cases, bone graft is performed along with dental implant treatment processes. It is necessary to ensure enough bone volume before dental implant treatment.
Nowadays, dental implant can solve some problems such as toothless or bad appearance of the teeth. These problems are so bothering and have negative effects on patient’s self-confidence. Patients with dentures also face many problems such as inadequate appearance, lack of comfort, problem while talking and poor hygiene. Dental implant introduced to the market to solve such problems. Dentists use dental implants to help patients to get rid of such problems.
Any small movement in dental implant process will increase the risk of immediate implant breaks. Immediate crown connection should be done very carefully. The dentist should observe all the necessary cautions to make the implant stable for a time period until implant connects to the jaw bone.
It is much better to keep and restore your teeth (if possible) even if it is time consuming by using several methods of treatments. This is much better than pulling teeth and inserting dental implants. If the tooth is damaged severely; sometimes it is needed to perform several treatments such as root canal, increasing crown length, using veneers or sometimes all of them.