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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.
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.