Dental implants have revolutionised restorative dentistry. They are the most advanced technological treatment option available. They offer permanent replacements to missing teeth and can be an alternative to wearing dentures.A dental implant is a false tooth root made from titanium in the form of a small post. The titanium post is surgically fitted into the jawbone so that it fuses with the bone matter, offering a strong foundation to a false tooth or teeth. They can also be used to support a crown, dentures or a dental bridge.
What are the advantages of dental implants?
• A secure and permanent solution to missing teeth normally lasting a lifetime
• Can prevent jawbone shrinkage which can cause your face to look older
• Dental implants can eliminate the need to modify other healthy teeth
•Renewed ability to chew and speak properly
The Dental Implant Process
Your dentist will evaluate your case and create an individual treatment plan informing you of the treatments and costs involved.
Your dentist will carefully insert your implants in to the jaw bone. The initial implant normally takes approximately 45 minutes and is under local anaesthetic.The dental implant integrates with your jawbone over a period of three to six months. The jawbone grows around implant and holds the implant firmly in place.
After Complete osteointegration of implant in bone, teeth are fixed on it.After which looks,feel and function like natural teeth