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How long do dental implants last?

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 How long do dental implants last?

What are dental implants?

A titanium screw placed in the jawbone which is a biocompatible material for the replacement of decayed or missing teeth that cannot be saved with the restorative procedure.

Are Implants safe?  

Implants integrated into bone following a treatment plan carried out by a  qualified trained specialist or implantologist is recommended. 

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Does the implant procedure hurt?

Implants are placed under Local Anesthesia which is a painless procedure. We at Dental Aesthetics provide dental implant care with professional supervision under strict cross infection control.

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Dental implants are similar to our natural teeth as the crown placed over the screw is similar in function and aesthetics. The patient regains their confidence after having their teeth back and are able to communicate and eat properly.

Why not a Denture and Implant?

Dentures have been a replacement option for years. With new technology and bone grafting procedure, we can now offer dental implants to a larger population who have lost their teeth. Dentures are not fixed so do not offer good chewing ability. It may make you feel older and not an aesthetically driven option.

Implants Better than a Bridge?

In case of bridges, the neighboring teeth need to be assessed and they should be root treated before the replacement and If you have got healthy bone go for an implant that saves time and you will be able to function normally 

Are Dental Implants Permanent?

 If you take good care of your implant it may last for more than 15 years for that you should

  • Go see your dentist every 6 months for evaluation and scaling
  • proper brushing 
  • using water flosser
  • Social habits like smoking 

How Long Do Teeth Implants Last If I Need a Bone Graft?

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Your dentist might need to increase the density of the bone which might be compromised due to tissue trauma, tooth loss for a long time period or infection

There are two kinds of bone grafts for dental implants:

  • Autogenous Grafts: This is the most popular type of bone grafting technique which relies on your own body 
  • Alloplastic Bone Grafts/ Synthetic Grafts: alloplastic grafts are synthetic calcium phosphate grafts

Are Dental Implants Successful?

Before considering a dental implant proper treatment planning plays a vital role in this replacement therapy to decide whether your bone is a good candidate for an implant

We provide all the facilities here at  Dental Aesthetics your diagnosis and treatment plan is discussed amongst our implantologist and dental surgeon reviewing your 3D image and set of Xrays to assess the bone

The patient is asked to visit for a checkup where we assess the healing of tissues.

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Dental Implants can be a ONE stage loading or a TWO stage loading procedure depending upon the integration of the bone with the implant 

If its a TWO stage loading we give a time period of 4-6 months otherwise in ONE stage loading a temporary crown can be placed until we get the permanent crown in 10 days span

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IF YOU GOT MISSING TOOTH OR YOU NEED A TOOTH REPLACEMENT DONT DELAY AND BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR PICK UP YOUR PHONE AND CONTACT US AT DENTAL AESTHETICS.

 

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