Dental Implants:All you WouldLike to KnowWhat is a Dental implant?It is an artificial root device (generally made upof tit...
Advantages of Dental ImplantsThey have an aesthetic look and feel like the natural toothTooth saving – Don’t rely on nei...
2 Main Types of Dental ImplantsEndosteal – the implant is placed inside the boneSubperiosteal – the implant is placed on...
What implants do?Replaces fallen tooth/teeth without disturbing the bordering teethMakes dentures and bridges safe and s...
Steps involved in the DentalImplants Treatment1. Dentist(for say, Dentist Glasgow) develops a treatment   plan depending u...
Can anyone get a dental implant?Only for the patients with healthy gums and minimum bone required for the surgeryPatient...
Are Dental Implants Successful?The success rate of dental implants depends upon thefollowing factors Operator’s skill Qu...
Are Dental Implants painful?The pain is much lesser as compared to tooth-extractionJust a mild soreness after the surger...
How to take care of dentalimplants?Just follow the basic guidelines that corresponds to the dailyroutine dental care – Br...
Does your medical insurancecover the cost of Dental Implants?It depends on your medical insurance policy and cause of the...
You can learn more and seek dentalservices including implants fromhttp://www.glasgowsmileclinic.com/
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It is an artificial root device (generally made up of titanium) used to support the replacement tooth/teeth. It is placed into the jaw to hold the artificial tooth or bridge. It is more often used in modern day dentistry as a healthier alternative to dentures and bridgework.

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  1. 1. Dental Implants:All you WouldLike to KnowWhat is a Dental implant?It is an artificial root device (generally made upof titanium) used to support the replacementtooth/teeth. It is placed into the jaw to hold theartificial tooth or bridge. It is more often used inmodern day dentistry as a healthier alternative todentures and bridgework.
  2. 2. Advantages of Dental ImplantsThey have an aesthetic look and feel like the natural toothTooth saving – Don’t rely on neighboring teeth for support Improvement in speech Eating becomes comfortable Builds self-esteem – no embarrassment as in case of a fallen tooth
  3. 3. 2 Main Types of Dental ImplantsEndosteal – the implant is placed inside the boneSubperiosteal – the implant is placed on the bone
  4. 4. What implants do?Replaces fallen tooth/teeth without disturbing the bordering teethMakes dentures and bridges safe and secure by providing them supportDoesn’t require partial/removable denturesGiving patients original looking teeth and thereby instilling the lost confidence over a fallen/decayed one
  5. 5. Steps involved in the DentalImplants Treatment1. Dentist(for say, Dentist Glasgow) develops a treatment plan depending upon the case (varies with different individuals)2. The implant is placed into the bone structure3. A connector post aka ‘abutment’ is placed to hold the implant4. Color of the implant is matched with natural teeth5. Left for healing
  6. 6. Can anyone get a dental implant?Only for the patients with healthy gums and minimum bone required for the surgeryPatient has to meet the basic oral health parametersOne needs to be diligent towards post-surgical carePatients with any uncontrolled chronic disease (diabetes, heart disease, etc.) should consult with the dentist regarding the same
  7. 7. Are Dental Implants Successful?The success rate of dental implants depends upon thefollowing factors Operator’s skill Quantity and quality of the bone at concerned area Patient’s oral hygiene and post-surgical care  According to the general consensus, the success rate for implants can vary between 75-98%
  8. 8. Are Dental Implants painful?The pain is much lesser as compared to tooth-extractionJust a mild soreness after the surgery which can be easily treated with some medication
  9. 9. How to take care of dentalimplants?Just follow the basic guidelines that corresponds to the dailyroutine dental care – Brushing the teeth regularly Flossing Periodical dental check-ups
  10. 10. Does your medical insurancecover the cost of Dental Implants?It depends on your medical insurance policy and cause of the tooth loss.You need to check out with the insurance provider and consult with your dentist for the same.
  11. 11. You can learn more and seek dentalservices including implants fromhttp://www.glasgowsmileclinic.com/

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