What are dental implants?
They are screws in the shape of the root of the tooth, all are Titanium which is a biocompatible material with the teeth without causing damage. Dental implants are surgically placed in your jawbone, where they serve as the roots of missing teeth. Because the titanium in the implants fuses with your jawbone, the implants won't slip, make noise or cause bone damage the way fixed bridgework or dentures might.
How is the dental implant attached to the bone?
The Implants, due to their technological characteristics, can be fixed to the bone by anchoring to the bone, initially by means of mechanical retention and in addition to the placement technique, later on, the Osseointegration process begins, which is the recognition and union of the bone to the implant.
What are dental implants for?
Dental implant in Cosmo Laser Dental Clinic is done to replace the root of one or more teeth that have been lost and thereby achieve the support to sustain the final Crown(s), besides that with the implants the sacrifice or wear of other natural teeth is omitted to replace one or more lost teeth when performing fixed prostheses.
Implants are also an invaluable support to total, partial dentures, etc. when you no longer have any single tooth and feel these fixed, strong and firm dentures such as Natural teeth. Never again will the Dentures fall again.
How can I restore the lack of several teeth in a row?
If the roots have already been lost and/or are not healthy, the best alternative is the placement of Implants with their respective Fixed Prostheses, even if it is treated from 1 or more to all teeth lost in continuity or discontinuity. Implants as the first and best option, although there are also other Implant Prosthetics options that will solve the problem.
Is the treatment and / or placement annoying?
Definitely NO, in fact, the procedure of dental implant by Dr. Vikalp Rastogi is quite benevolent and even more if they are placed Advanced Technology Implants that allow to smoothly enter your body (in this case bone) without hurting.
Prior to dental implants what is the initial phase?
First, it is necessary to take Radiographic Studies, Computed Tomography to assess the quality and quantity of the patient’s bone, from there onwards we will plan where will be the best place to place the Implants. This also allows us to plan properly where the teeth will be placed in the patient’s mouth.
Is it possible to place the implants just when a tooth is extracted?
It is always the best choice to place them at the same time we perform the extractions as long as there is NO infectious process.
How is the surgical phase?
This is what is called the placement of implants as such, submerging them in the bone.
In this phase the area is anesthetized, the incision is made on the gum or not, depending on the planned procedure, the niches or cavities are made with drills where the implants of the size and diameter that were previously planned will be immersed and finally submerged. The implants are fixed in the bone, the gum is closed or sutured and the provisional teeth are placed.
What is post-operative care during the Integration process?
They are practically the same care that any Surgical procedure requires, for example:
- Sports should not be done,
- We should not be exposed to the Sun and / or fire when cooking,
- avoid consuming some foods among them spicy, fruits that have small seed-like strawberry because it can go to the wound,
- keep the wound as clean as possible, etc.
How long will they last in my mouth, become loose or fall over time?
While they are given the normal and adequate care with periodic visits to the Specialist every 5 months, they will last a long time even for a lifetime.