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To put it simply; dental implant is made of Titanium and is inserted within the patient’s gum to play the role of lost or pulled tooth. Dental implant is a part that remains forever. Dental implant consisted of a base and a body. implant body is inserted in the jaw bone by a surgery and then, after a while; implant base is put in its place.
Dental implant can create stability for dentures and people have no problem with them while talking or eating.
Dental implant is recommended for people with oral health. Having healthy gum without any infection and bone with high quality and observing all oral health conditions are among influencing factors on implant treatment success.
People with the following conditions are not good candidate for dental implant: patients who have suffered a stroke months ago or severe infections; patients addicted to alcohol or drugs; patients with weak immune system and also peoples with mental disorder.
Dental implant methods In dental implant treatment plan; it is necessary to consider several factors such as relationship between the team members and their collaboration, choosing the right patient, precise planning for implant treatment, implant quantity, implant location, implant diameter and height, necessity of surgery, preparation of bone and oral soft tissue before main surgery, determining the best prosthesis for implant and coordinating all the above mentioned steps with technicians.
Needed time for fusion of the dental implant in lower jaw is about 3 months and in upper jaw is about 5 months but this is varied for different people. For example; in some cases when sinus lift is done for upper jaw; it is recommended to wait for 30 days and be sure about the bone density to provide a better condition for dental implant.
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.
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.