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Have you lost one or more of your teeth? Are
you wearing dentures or other replacement
Our teeth play an important and essential
role in our lives. The loss of a tooth or
the inability for our teeth to perform their
natural functions, can severely affect our
eating patterns, self-confidence and
Dental implants offer a permanent solution
to these problems: actually imitate your
natural teeth and providing a fully
functional replacement for missing teeth.
Dental implants have revolutionized the way
we can replace missing teeth. They provide
amazing stability for patients, aiding with
biting force as well as reducing irritation
and oral sores, generally experienced by
Denture wears. Implant therapy offers many
advantages over conventional bridges and in
many cases is the treatment of choice.
A dental implant is a device consists of two
parts. First, there is a root form called
fixture that an oral surgeon or implant
dentist like Dr.Hamidifar surgically places
into your jaw that substitute for the root
portion of lost natural tooth. As the
healing period passes, the bone and implant
begin to fuse together known as
"Osseo-integration". The second part is a
post-like or abutment that screwed into root
form (fixture) which is used to anchor
crown, bridge or denture.
Replace one or more teeth without
affecting adjacent teeth.
Support a bridge and eliminate the need
for a removable partial denture.
Provide support for a denture, making it
more secure and comfortable.
Are You a Candidate For Dental Implants?
The ideal candidate for a dental implant is
in good general and oral health and missing
some teeth. And you need to be motivated to
take care of them after you get them. In
order to place implants in your jawbone,
there needs to be enough bone present.
However, if you have bone deficiency, there
are bone substitutes materials and bone
grafting procedures that can prepare you to
What Can I Expect After Treatment?
Your own teeth require conscientious at home
oral care and regular visits. Dental
implants are like your own teeth and will
require the same care, and even more. In
order to keep your implant clean and
plaque-free, brushing and flossing still
apply. After treatment, periodic follow up
visits will be scheduled to monitor your
implant and gums to make sure they are
Treatment Options Indicated For Dental
Single Tooth Replacement
If you are missing a single tooth, one
implant and a crown can replace it. A
dental implant replaces both the lost
natural tooth and its root.
Several Teeth Replacement
If you are missing several teeth,
implant-supported bridges can replace
them. Dental implants will replace both
your lost natural teeth and some of the
Replacing All of Your Teeth
If you are missing all of your teeth, an
implant-supported full bridge or full
denture (over denture) can replace them.
Advantages of Dental Implants over a Bridge
Every way you look at it, Dental Implants
are a better solution to the problem of
Aesthetic: Dental implants look
and feel like your own teeth! Since
dental implants integrate into the
structure of your bone, they prevent
bone loss and gum recession.
Tooth-saving: Dental implants
don't sacrifice the quality of your
adjacent teeth like a bridge does
because neighboring teeth are nit
altered to support the implant. More of
your own teeth are left untouched, a
significant long-term benefit to your
Confidence: Dental implants will
allow you to once again speak and eat
with comfort and confidence! They'll
allow you to get rid of displaced
dentures messy denture adhesives.
Reliable: the success rate of
dental implant is highly predictable.
They are considered an excellent option
for tooth replacement.
For more information click
Implant Dentistry FAQ.
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