Damaged or missing teeth can be a serious problem, especially in terms of confidence and self-esteem. However, as dental implant surgery becomes a more common technique to deal with the issue, the number of patients who can afford to take advantage of the procedure is increasing. Discover the treatment process in our Hertfordshire clinic.
But what is dental implant surgery? The implants are made of two parts – the titanium insert, which is put through the jaw bone and holds the implant in place, which is followed by a dental crown. Read more.
The simple process of dental implants
The implant functions and looks the same as a natural tooth. Having a dental implant is the most effective solution for missing teeth, as well as teeth that are damaged beyond repair, World Dental website reported.
But how is the surgery treatment carried out? Initially, the damaged tooth will be extracted and the jaw bone will be prepared for the procedure. Care is required before the placement of the implant. Click here.
The titanium screw will then be inserted in the bone through a hole drilled by the dentist. About two to three months will be necessary for everything to heal completely.
The dentist will then check if the titanium implant has fused well with the bone and is able to support the implant. Then the dental crown is attached. All of this procedure is comfortable and our dentists will ensure you aren’t in pain at any time. See: Comfortable Treatment.
A permanent solution by expert dentists
Although it takes a few months for the whole procedure to be completed, a dental implant is in fact a permanent solution. However, if the dental implant is not properly inserted it can cause problems or even fall out, so finding a skilled professional to carry out the procedure is essential. View our successes.
Anytime you are considering an implant surgery to replace missing teeth, you should take the time to gather the facts so that you have a clear understanding of the procedure, your options, and any potential risks.
You should also feel comfortable with the dental team who is treating you. Perfect Smile Cosmetic Dentists are all highly qualified and experienced in cosmetic dentistry procedures.
Will dental implants last a lifetime? Once the implant has fused with your jawbone and tissues, the artificial titanium implant acts as an ordinary root.
The longevity of your implant depends on how you improve and maintain your oral health.