Dental Implants

Dental Implants
Dental Implants

Dental Implants

What is Dental Implant

dental-crown-implantDental implants is one of the best substitutes to your natural teeth. It offer you a permanent solution for replacing one or more teeth as well as supporting and securing a dental crown, dental bridge or dentures. Many of our patients will tell you that dental implants have changed not only their smiles, their overall appearances but also their lives

Why do I need a Dental Implant

  • Aesthetically, dental implants support artificial teeth that look like real teeth. Functionally, dental implants feel and act like real teeth.
  • Smile with confidence. Tooth discolouration or extraction that leaves a gap can affect your smile and appearance. Restorations supported by the insertion of dental implants will help to increase your self-esteem.
  • Eat and chew again without pain or irritation. Foods that were forbidden are now back in the diet.
  • Dental implants can improve your taste of food. Unlike dentures, with less plastic covering the roof of your mouth, you can enjoy natural flavors and sensation again.
  • Dental implants increase the retention and stability of your natural teeth.
  • Dental implants eliminate the need for distasteful adhesives. Unlike dentures, there is no need to use “glue” when your artificial tooth is anchored to a dental implant.
  • Dental implants reinforce and maintain the structural integrity of your jaw and support your facial tissues. They also minimize or eliminate the loss of bone tissue, which causes “shrinkage” or cosmetic changes to the face.

Procedures of Dental Implant

The list below shows an overview of the process of getting a dental implant and usually, the preparation of a dental implant takes longer than the implant procedure itself: 

1. Initial Consultation

During the consultation, a dentist will access your oral health by taking an X-Ray of your mouth and evaluate your eligibility of having dental implant.

If you're eligble for dental implant and have good oral health, you can schedule a second appointment for procedure. However, if you have periodontal disease, the dentist will have to treat the problems before doing the dental implant. 

2. Dental Implant and Healing Procedure

The dentist will have make a small incision on your gum to place the implant in your tooth socket.

After the dental implantation, you are required to let it heal for about 3 months and proceed with the second part of the dental implant procedure. The dentist will then place a healing abutment to induce the healing of the surrounding gum tissue. After a few weeks, it will be remove and replaced with an abutment which is necessary to support the dental crown.

3. Dental Crown   

After the dental implant is done, the dentist will take a dental crown impression and sent to the lab for manufacturing. After the dental crown is manufactured, the dentist will issue the crown on your dental implant. You can now walk out of our clinic and smile confidently!  

Is Dental Implant safe

Dental Implant is a safe procedure when done professionally by a dentist. It is advisable to consult a dentist to assess your suitability on dental implants. Dental implants have been the preferred teeth replacements option in our practice. G Dental has selected one of the best systems, the Straumann dental implant system (ITI) from Switzerland for our patients. It is selected because of its well-documented high success rate and reliability in the reputable dental research literature.

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