What you need to know about dental implants

September 16, 2022


Losing one or more multiple teeth can be a traumatic experience; this not only changes the physical appearance of the individual but also affects their ability to speak and eat properly. While some people may opt for dental implants West Bridgford, others may choose to get dentures or a dental bridge. Let's explore the different options available for those who have lost multiple teeth!What are oral implants, and how do they work?Dental implants West Bridgford are titanium posts that can be surgically placed into the jawbone. Once in place, the implants act as anchors for replacement teeth. An abutment is then attached to the implant to hold the replacement tooth (or teeth) in place. Implants can be used to replace a single tooth, several teeth, or a complete set of teeth.The implant process begins with a consultation with our dentist at Hilton Dental Clinic. Our dentist will evaluate your oral health and determine whether you are a good candidate for oral implants. If you are, the dentist will take x-rays and create a treatment plan, which will include the placement of the implants and the fabrication of the replacement teeth.The actual implant surgery is typically performed in two stages. In the first stage, we will place the implants into your jawbone. You will then need to wait several months for the implants to fuse with the jawbone. In the second stage, the abutment and replacement teeth will be attached to the implants.Implants are a safe and effective way to replace missing teeth. They are more durable than dentures or bridges and look and feel like natural teeth. If you are considering oral implants, consult with our dentist to find out whether this treatment is right for you.The benefits of oral implants over other tooth replacement options?When it comes to choosing a tooth replacement option, oral implants are often the best choice. Here are some of the benefits of implants:

  1. Dental implants West Bridgford look and feel like natural teeth
  2. Implants are permanent and do not need to be replaced like dentures or a dental bridge
  3. Implants are more secure than other tooth replacement options and less likely to slip or fall out
  4. Implants can help improve your speech and chewing ability

What is the process of getting oral implants?If you're missing one or more teeth, you may be wondering whether oral implants are the right treatment for you. Implants are a permanent solution for tooth loss, and the process of getting them is relatively simple. Here's what you need to know about the process of getting oral implants:The first step is to schedule a consultation with our dentist who specialises in implants. During the consultation, we will examine your teeth, discuss your options and answer any questions you may have about the process of getting dental implants.If you're a good candidate for dental implants, the next step is to schedule an implant surgery. This surgery involves inserting a titanium implant into your jawbone. The implant will fuse with your jawbone over time, creating a sturdy foundation for your new tooth.After the implant has fused with your jawbone, you will need to wait a few months for it to heal. Once it has healed, our dentist will attach the abutment (a small metal post) to the implant. The abutment will act as the connector between the implant and your new tooth.Finally, our dentist will create a custom dental crown for you. The crown will be made to match the colour and shape of your other teeth, and it will be attached to the abutment.

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