About Dental Implants
Dental Implants can be defined as small-sized titanium posts capable of replacing the roots of your missing teeth. These are inserted inside the jawbone through a small surgical process. Once the implant is in place inside the jaw bone, it is topped with a porcelain crown that matches rest of your natural denture. There are a few cases where implants need to be fused with jawbone for many months before permanent frowning. Usually, these are crowned with natural looking teeth the very same day when surgery takes place.
How Do Dental Implants Work?
Why Are Dental Implants the Best Solution?
The main reason why dental implants are the ideal solution is that they are permanent. Once they’re installed, they’re no different than any of your other teeth in terms of function and appearance. They also help keep the bone tissue healthy and strong. When you get dentures or bridges, the bone tissue can degrade over time.
Who Can Get Dental Implants?
Only patients who have generally good dental health can get dental implants. Viable bone tissue is needed to ensure that the implants will stay rooted. That’s why it’s important to see a dentist for a tooth implant as early as possible. In some cases, a bone grafting procedure can help improve a patient’s chances of having a dental implant integrate successfully.
Is The Surgery Painful?
A number of dental implants patients that come to us in Waterloo often ask us about the pain related to surgery. You should know that it is a small surgery and any and every kind of postoperative discomfort is usually manageable through over-the-counter pain relievers and other anti-inflammatory medication.
Can A Dental Implant Be Rejected By My Body?
To be precise, implants cannot be rejected by a human body since these have no living cells or any kind of genetically coded material. Titanium present in these is completely biocompatible while allergies are completely rare. However, the implant might fail to fuse to jawbone if some infection comes up in absence of good oral hygiene or it is subjected to biting actions sooner than required. But it is a very rare condition, the normal success rate is 95%.
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