5 Things to Ask Your Dentist About Dental Implants
Things to Ask Your
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Dental implants are an advanced teeth
restoration option. They are those friendly
titanium components which are installed in
a person’s jaw to rectify teeth problems.
The implants get merged with the jawbone
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5 Things to Ask
Your Dentist About
What is the procedure?
What are the types of dental implants?
Is it suitable for me?
How long does it take to get installed?
How long do dental implants last?
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• Scanning the actual position of the
tooth to be replaced by X-ray, CT
• Removal of the infected or damaged
• Correction of sinus or bones.
• Measuring the crown size.
• Inserting the dental implants to
support the prosthesis.
• Healing and Osseointegration.
• Fixing overlay dentures on the
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1) What is the Procedure?
2) What Are the
There are two parameters which
decide the types of dental implants.
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Depending upon the position of the implants, there are
Endosteal Implants: directly placed into a patient’s jawbone. It is
for patients who have strong jawbone.
Subperiosteal Implants: placed into the gums, above the
jawbones. It is preferred when a patient’s jawbone doesn’t have
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Types of Dental Implants
Depending upon the number of teeth to be operated, there are
Single tooth: It is used when a single tooth needs to be replaced. It may also
include grafting to support the implant.
All-on-4: all the teeth are removed, and dentures are supported by 4
strategically positioned implants. When a patient has a strong jawbone and all
the teeth need to be replaced, all-on-4 dental implants are preferred.
All-on-6: when the overlay dentures need more support, they are fixed on 6
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Types of Dental Implants
It is suitable for anyone who has healthy gums and jawbone. However,
some people need to avoid opting dental implants. They are:
History of chemotherapy or other radiations
Excessive alcohol intake
People with the above conditions should not be advised dental implants.
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3) Is it Suitable for Me?
It usually takes 1-2 hours to insert one dental
implant. If multiple teeth are to be operated
and it is a complex procedure, the time taken
may rise to 3-4 hours. Implying that the time
taken to install an implant depends upon the
complexity of the procedure.
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4) How Long does it Take to Get Installed?
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5) How Long do Dental Implants Last?
The longevity of dental implants depends on
Overall health conditions
If cared for properly, they may last up to 7 to 13 years.
Dental implants treatment is a way to permanently remove any
disparities or damages to your teeth. They function much like natural
teeth and hardly fail you in times of need, unlike temporary dentures.
Cleaning them is also easy. Our expert Claremont dentist provide
dental implants treatment in Perth. And we also provide dental
payment plans for you to choose from. Feel free to contact us.
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Dr. Nishant Vaishnav
08 6183 3800
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