When a tooth is damaged or decayed to the extent that the cusps are missing, a crown is needed. If your tooth gets knocked out or broken, and it cannot be repaired, it is time for a dental crown.
Instant implants, or immediate load dental implants are designed specially to be able to be loaded right after implantation. This means no healing time, once the dental implant is inserted, it can be used to bite and chew immediately after the anesthetic has worn off. This of course raises many questions in patient’s minds; what is that structural difference that makes this possible? Is it worth it? Are there any consequences? With this article, I aim to explain a little bit about how these implants work, and how they are different from regular dental implants.
The incredible popularity of dental implant mounted denture stabilization is changing the way dental implant manufacturers are thinking of their industry. Using four small diameter dental implants to stabilize dentures to the lower jaw have become a quite normal and routine thing to do, and are now gaining popularity like never before. Because of this, special dental implants, ones that are even more adept at fulfilling their task have been manufactured.
The most common and most popular way to stabilize a denture is to affix them to dental implants. These dental implants are usually inserted into the jaw bone in the manner and place where regular dental implants are inserted. To replace an entire arch of teeth, a patient needs to get four implants. A bridge that covers all of your teeth will be made, with four insertion sites that connect to the dental implants in the jaw. This way, the entire arch of teeth is stabilized, and the result is the same as having a denture, except instead of having the bridge be fixed in some type of resin or other artificial gum, it is housed in dental implants that connect to the jaw.
When you are told that you need bone augmentation in order to receive a dental implant, chances are that you are going to be getting a synthetic bone graft. This is basically what 90% of hospitals, dental clinics, and pretty much everywhere else that provides oral surgery uses when bone grafts need to be given. The question is; why?
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