The dental implant is an artificial tooth root, made of appropriate materials and placed in the jawbone so as to provide the function and aesthethic of the missing teeth.
Implant treatment is comfortable, steady and safe application. The dentures made on the implants form a natural structure, replacing the real teeth. While the missing teeth are completed, the healthy teeth are not touched. They are more durable than all dentures.
The works done so as to form a safe implant has been done for the beginning of 1800s. Nowadays, there are approximately perfect implants with 35-40 year clinical pursuits in the market. You can receive the detailed information from your dentist.
The implant screws are structures with specific thickness and width. Hence, in the area to take the implant screw for the jawbone in terms of height and width. The quality of the available bone is one of the factors affecting the success of the implant. Also, before the treatment and during the implant’s staying in the mouth, the gingivas should be completely healthy. There is not any upper limit age as long as the patient is fine in terms of general health condition. The implant could be applied to any person who is fine in terms of general heath conditions. It may not be preferred that the very young patients not having completed their bone development.
It is possible to make implant applications even in 10 minutes nowadays. The total duration ranges as per the operation type set out in accordance with your tooth and bone structure. In general, the proceeding is done in the second month after the first operation. You can go on your daily life with the temporary dental dentures within this period.
In order to provide full merge of the implants with the bone (osteointegration), the burdens on the inplants should be minimized for the first 2-3 months. Your doctor will not leave you without teeth, providing a temporary denture for you. Then, the permanent teeth will be installed on your implants and the treatment will be completed.
Yes, it is very important. Considering the fact that the implants are the foreign bodies in the mouth, we need to specify that their cleaning is as important as and even more important than your teeth. The cleaning of the implants are not so different from the cleaning of normal teeth; your doctor will recommend about the cleaning methods. What you need to remember is that the most important factor of the success of such treatment is the regular oral care.
No, in case the appropriate anaesthesia methods are carried out. During the operation general or local anaesthesia could be used as per the patient’s needs. After the operation, there may a pain like a the pain after you had your tooth out. This pain could be felt in the evening of the installation of the implant and could be relieved with simple pain killers. In the incidents without problem, you will be so comfortable that you will not feel the implants. We want you to ask to our other patients about how they feel after implant treatment. Our doctors and office team are always here for you to be comfortable.
It is almost impossible in case the the appropriate implant and method are used. This kind of surgical failure comes up in the first 3 months following the surgical operation in general. In this case, the implant should be deinstalled with an easy proceeding like taking out the tooth. A new implant will be installed following the healing of the bone in this area, the classical dentures may be preferred also.
The implants are made of materials with no side effects for the organism, are subject to dense researches for years. These materials are not the part of a living thing. It is not possible for the body to produce antigen and to reject like in the heart and kidney transplants.