VIDEO: Step-by-Step Guided Implant Placement Procedure
Your Single-tooth dental implant Procedure
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If you have lost a tooth due to a sports injury, oral health complications or gum disease, a single tooth implant could be the appropriate solution for you.
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Single-tooth dental implants can be an ideal solution for people missing one or more teeth — assisting in improving chewing and make smile better. If you reckon you might require an implant, you’ll want to understand what to anticipate along the way.
Dental implants can be utilized to replace a missing tooth forever. Initially your dentist will surgically try to put implant in your jawbone. After it joining with bone, the implant works as new root A crown, is connected to the implant to replace the missing tooth. The ideal candidate for dental implant are those who have adequate powerful bone in jaw to assist implant, and should having better health of nearby teeth. Where there is not sufficient bone to hold it, extra bone can be included via bone grafting. It’s vital for the dentist to conduct in-depth medical history and exam. Some medical problems such as diabetes, liver disease or a severe bleeding disorder does not make any candidate ideal for dental implants.
A single-tooth dental implant inclusive of several parts:
- The implant — Composed of titanium, shaped such as crew or post, putting into the jawbone.
- The abutment — composed of titanium, gold or porcelain, connected to the implant. This part attaches the implant to the crown.
- The crown — your crown will be composing to suit your other teeth and will be attached to the abutment.
The whole procedure of obtaining single-tooth implant can take months, but the ultimate outcome is valuable. If your dentist identifies that your jawbone isn’t strong adequate for the implant, the initial step will be bone grafting. Grafting includes getting bone from another source or using synthetic material, and appending it to your jaw to make it stronger. In this case, your jaw will require 4-12 months to heal before getting the implant.
Acquiring dental implant needs oral surgery, normally using local anesthesia. Your oral surgeon will cut your gum to expose the bone. Holes are drilled into the bone where the metal implant will be placed. Afterward, you even have a gap where your tooth is missing. Your dentist can fit temporary denture if required.
When the implant has appropriately joined with the bone, your dentist may need to put a healing cap. This assists the gum tissue heal properly, generally needs around two weeks. Subsequently, the cap is removed and the abutment is screwed onto the implant. You’ll obtain a temporary crown while the gums finish healing around the abutment.
Your dentist will create your crown, which will either be cemented or screwed to the abutment to permanently secure it in place. You can consider this new tooth similar any other in your mouth, with routine brushing and flossing to maintain healthy gums.
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