Dental implants can save our smile. Mr. Panagiotis Dedes surgeon our dentist reveals everything about them.
Dental implants are metallic titanium studs or zirconia, high strength, acceptable from the bone of the jaws, they are required to incorporate it. In essence, replaces the lost tooth root of the deceased.
The Installation Procedure
It is performed under local anesthesia in the dental office. This surgical procedure where a manhole is opened in place of the deceased and there spiroketal tooth implant. Probably postoperatively will be covered with antibiotics and some painkillers entirely preventive. You can easily return to your work the next day if installed and a temporary restoration work for aesthetic reasons. Finally, after the step of osseointegration (6 weeks under normal conditions, or 3-6 months about more complicated cases) will continue the process of recovery of the implant to the crown placement, bridge or denture.
Implants placed in any tooth loss from any cause (eg periodontitis, congenital lack of teeth, trauma, aesthetics etc.). but certainly, should and your overall health can allow. For example, if you are osteoporotic or uncontrolled diabetes, heavy smoker or anatomical abnormalities in the jaw, probably not an appropriate case for treatment with dental implants. However, your dentist will evaluate this with a history, with a complete blood count, a panoramic X-ray or a CT scan.
They offer stability, retention of tissue around the tooth and confidence. wEinai the closest imitation of the deceased natural tooth. wApofefgetai grinding the adjacent teeth for restoring a tooth late (i.e., replacing the bridge), and a loss of more teeth can, replacing and mobile denture. wDiatirei bone tissue, which without the restoration with implant atrophies and in the case of loss of several teeth creates senile facies.
Relatively high cost. wApaiteitai increased oral hygiene and frequent reviews to your dentist, as the microbial agent constitutes cause emfytefmatitidas. wEpeidi placement of implants is a surgical procedure, there may be bleeding, nerve injury, swelling, inflammation, fever. But all avoided when becoming a good design by conducting diagnostic work and the use of study casts and a reliable implant system selected.
The Implants Last Forever
The competition and the experience leading companies of implant time to time to increase the longevity rate of dental implants, so that today stands at 95% for a period of 18 to 20 years, from 85% to 10 years who were previously. The solution of the implants is another weapon in the arsenal of modern dentistry and a real investment for the patient who wants to smile with confidence.