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5 Things to Ask Your Dentist About Dental Implants

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Are you going to opt for dental implants treatment? Here, we have listed 5 things that you should ask your dentist about dental implants before getting treatment.

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5 Things to Ask Your Dentist About Dental Implants

  1. 1. Things to Ask Your Dentist About Dental Implants 5 By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice | www.ashtonavenuedental.com.au
  2. 2. What are Dental Implants? 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 over time. 2 For more info: www.ashtonavenuedental.com.au/dental-service/dental-implants
  3. 3. FR 5 Things to Ask Your Dentist About Dental Implants  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? By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 3
  4. 4. FR • Scanning the actual position of the tooth to be replaced by X-ray, CT scan. • Removal of the infected or damaged part. • 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 implants. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 4 1) What is the Procedure?
  5. 5. 2) What Are the Types of Dental Implants? There are two parameters which decide the types of dental implants. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 5
  6. 6. FR Depending upon the position of the implants, there are two types:  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 enough density. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 6 Types of Dental Implants
  7. 7. FR Depending upon the number of teeth to be operated, there are three types:  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 dental implants. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 7 Types of Dental Implants
  8. 8. FR It is suitable for anyone who has healthy gums and jawbone. However, some people need to avoid opting dental implants. They are:  Leukemia  Diabetes  History of chemotherapy or other radiations  Smoking habits  Excessive alcohol intake People with the above conditions should not be advised dental implants. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 8 3) Is it Suitable for Me?
  9. 9. FR 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. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 9 4) How Long does it Take to Get Installed?
  10. 10. FR By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 10 5) How Long do Dental Implants Last? The longevity of dental implants depends on  Lifestyle habits  Oral hygiene  Overall health conditions If cared for properly, they may last up to 7 to 13 years.
  11. 11. FR 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. By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 11 Conclusion
  12. 12. Get in Touch with us Dr. Nishant Vaishnav 08 6183 3800 info@ashtonavenuedental.com.au www.ashtonavenuedental.com.au By: Ashton Avenue Dental Practice 12

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