- April 12, 2017
- Posted by: fortdental
- Category: tooth, Treatment
Unlike repairing damaged teeth by way of Dental Veneers, Crowns and Root Canal therapy, if you have a completely missing teeth (single or multiple) then the most suggested dental procedure to handle or replace the missing teeth is Dental Implants.
Dental Implant is the most modern method of replacing missing teeth as this procedure is highly successful, long lasting and totally natural looking as it ultimately becomes part of your jaw bone and helps in maintaining its health.
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What is a Dental Implant?
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge.
Depending on the condition of the patient, one of the two types of Dental Implants is suggested.
Endosteal (in the bone) – This is the commonly used Implant type and is suggested as an alternative for patients with bridges or removable dentures
Subperiosteal (on the bone) – These are placed on top of the jaw with the metal framework’s posts protruding through the gum to hold the prosthesis. These type of implants are suggested for patients who cannot wear conventional dentures and who have minimal bone height.
Who is the ideal candidate for Dental Implants?
The ideal candidate for Dental Implants is the one who has a good oral and general health and who have adequate bone in their jaw in order to support the implant. On top of this if the candidate is free from periodontal disease then it is an excellent situation
Treatment Options for Dental Implants
Dental Implants can support a variety of dental restorations like