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What Do I need To Know About Dental Implants?

By June 11, 2018 No Comments

Dental Implants are the best way to replace missing teeth and restore a beautiful smile.

A tooth implant is a special screw that provides root replacement which is secured in the jawbone via surgical procedure.

 

TYPES OF IMPLANTS

There are many types of dental implants including plates and screw shaped with the latter is the most common. Regarding used materials, titanium is the most commonly used and researched. Moe recently, ceramic implants has been introduced into clinical use.

 

USE OF DENTAL IMPLANTS

  • Single tooth replacements: This is where one missing tooth is replaced by one tooth implant with its single crown.
  • Multiple teeth replacements: Multiple teeth can be replaced with multiple dental implants or with a bridgework. To replace a full arch it usually requires 4-8 implants. To replace a full jaw of teeth, 10 or more crowns are needed with a fixed bridgework. You can also have the all on four or all on 6 dental implants same day teeth with this approach
  • Cosmetic semi-fixed dentures: Two to four dental implants are placed to provide a stable foundation for the dentures. Whereas most traditional full dentures press directly on the gum and bone causing bone loss by resorption, implant supported over dentures protect the bone and provides more secure anchor. There is no need for the denture glue with those prostheses.

Please feel free to contact us with any question about the use of dental implants or dental implant cost.  Dr Firas Daoudi specialist dentist will help you to choose the right type of implant and tooth replacement for your own case.

 

Thank you for reading this blog and we look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

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We are proud to provide the widest possible choice of private dentistry to our clients including: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Hygienist services / treating gum disease, Root Canal Treatments (Endodontics), Conventional and invisible Braces (Orthodontics), Occlusion / TMJ disorders, Sedation for the anxious patients

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