What is a Dental Implant ?

A dental implant is a screw-like metal post made of titanium, which is surgically inserted in the jawbone to replace the missing tooth. After a healing period of a few months, during which the titanium fuses with the jawbone, the crown is finally screw returned/ cemented over the implant. 

An implant includes the implant screw, the abutment, and the crown. The implant is the screw that is placed inside the jawbone. The abutment is the connector that supports the crown.

Benefits of Dental Implants

  • Give you a longer-lasting result.
  • Suitable for all adult ages.
  • Prevent loss of bone as a consequence of tooth loss.
  • Look and feel like natural teeth.
  • Maintain the bone that supports the tooth after it is lost.
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How Dental Implants Work?

A minor surgical procedure enables your dentist to insert the dental implant, made of titanium, into the jawbone, where a tooth is missing. A few months are needed for healing to occur before the final crown is attached. During this time, the implant fuses to the bone surrounding it.

The Procedure:

Dental implant surgery is usually an outpatient surgery that requires healing time. Placing a dental implant involves the following:

  • Removal of the damaged tooth (if applicable).
  • In some cases, jawbone preparation (grafting) is needed.
  • Surgical placement of dental implant.
  • Fusing of the implant with the bone (osseointegration) and healing.
  • Placing abutment.
  • Fixing of artificial tooth (crown).

The procedure can take up to a few months for completion. During that time, the bone heals, grows, and becomes ready for the final crown restoration.

All-on-4 Dental Implants

All-on-4 dental implants are a full set of implants intended to replace either the entire upper or lower set of teeth or both. They are a more permanent alternative to dentures, and they look natural. With our All-on-4 dental implants you can replace your entire set of missing teeth in just one day with only one surgery.

It is an option suitable for people of all ages who either have damaged teeth or have lost their full set of teeth.

How Are They Different From Single Implants?

While each dental implant needs one small titanium screw that a surgeon inserts into the gums, which then has a single crown screwed to it, an All-on-4 implant treatment means that 4 titanium posts are surgically inserted in the jawbone. A temporary denture or bridge is then attached, providing a natural seamless look. After a healing period of approximately 3 months, a permanent fixed implant bridge will replace the temporary bridge.

All-on-4 dental implants are a permanent dental solution. With proper care, they can last for many years.

Benefits of All-on-4 Dental Implants

Prevent Bone Loss

Same Day Treatment

Immediate Result

Reduce Healing Time

Natural Smile Look

Long Lasting Solution

Why Choose Us?

Our team of highly qualified and trained dentists have extensive experience in treating patients with dental implant needs.

3D CT scan provides accurate placement of tooth implant.

Same-Day implants using the Cerec, 3D printer, which supports the fast printing and immediate placement of crown.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Teeth or Dental implants are considered to be the best options to replace missing or damaged teeth. The procedure s not painful because it is performed under general or local anesthesia, which completely numbs the mouth. After dental implantation, once the numbness wears off, mild pain may be noticed by the patient.

In the case of same-day dental implants, the implant placement is planned in advance, and a set of new teeth is designed to cover them. Surgically, we place the dental implant, and then immediately we attach the artificial teeth. Depending on the type of tooth implant you’re getting, same-day implants may be an option.

When you have dental implant surgery, a titanium post replaces your tooth's root. A small hole is drilled into your jawbone so that the implant can be inserted deep into it.

After a while, the jawbone integrates with the implant and it grows over it. Once the implant has been connected with a connector called “abutment”, the artificial tooth can then be attached.. The implant is permanent as it is fixed in the jawbone, and the artificial tooth is looks almost like a natural tooth.

Treatment time for dental implants varies from case to case, but it is generally between three and six months. The implant needs to fuse with the bone after it is inserted, and you may have to wait a short while for this to happen. For patients who require jaw surgery and bone grafting, the procedure may take longer.

To achieve the best results from your dental implants, you need to maintain good oral hygiene. The required dental care is similar to how you would care for your natural teeth – regular brushing, flossing and dental check ups.

An interdental brush may be recommended by your dentist to clean around the implant. In addition, it is advisable to avoid eating foods that are very hard with your artificial tooth, as this may damage its crown.

Just like your natural teeth, dental implants can last a lifetime if cared for properly. However, on average, they are known to last anywhere between 10 and 20 years. A failure may be the result of an underlying condition, such as gum disease caused by poor oral hygiene. Sometimes, the location of the implant also determines its lifespan.

People who avoid or delay getting dental implants either because of the fear of the surgery or financial consideration, can suffer further dental problems and complications in the future. Having no tooth will cause the jaw to shrink, which will make implanting later more difficult.