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Dental Implants Surgery is a relatively recent type of dentistry and it has many benefits over old-style dentures or bridge-work in the mouth, starting with health benefits. A single implanted tooth is inserted into a post which osseo-integrates  with the bones of the jaw line. This means that surrounding teeth will not become decayed by contact with a decayed tooth, if that is the reason why you wish to have an implant.
A single implanted tooth also has the cosmetic features of looking exactly like a real tooth, and providing exactly the same abilities, such as helping you to chew, without it wobbling. The sooner you have a damaged tooth removed, the better it is, because damaged or decayed teeth also cause the bone in the jaw line to diminish. Diminished bone in the jaw line can be a factor in your other teeth becoming wobbly, loose or even falling out. If teeth are loosened it becomes harder to chew and decreased chewing abilities may result in a dietary deficiency. If you have loose teeth you will need to choose softer, perhaps less nutritious foods. It may be goodbye to those crisp, delicious apples and other chewy staples of your diet, including certain meats.

The procedures for single tooth implants, multiple teeth on an implant and implants for a whole jawline are fairly different from each other, although the same benefits apply. For the replacement, by implants of multiple teeth in a jawline, a single fixed implant with two are three teeth on it, can be placed in the jaw; when the implants are successfully osseointegrated, abutments can be added which will connect a bridge or prosthesis to them.
In the case where there is a need to replace all the teeth in either the top or bottom arch (or both), implant supported dentures can be affixed to the jawline. This procedure may take longer than implants for single or multiple teeth. Dr Payne will usually draw up a schedule which includes a period of time in which the jawline will heal after multiple extractions and a further period of time in which the implanted posts will osseointegrate.

A dental implant is basically a prosthetic replacement that is used in the case of a missing tooth. As natural teeth have crown and root, the root supports the crown by extending into the jawbone. The root is that part of the tooth, that is well replaced by a dental implant. These provide a strong foundation for removable or fixed replacement dentures and are made in such a way that they resemble your natural teeth and help in restoring your perfect smile.

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Throughout this longer-term procedure, oral health must be carefully maintained and a dentist will usually add appointments, which are simply for checking that all is proceeding well, into the overall schedule, which could be up to eleven months for the reconstruction of a full arch. You must also have a good amount of healthy bone in the jawline for this procedure to be successful.
You must choose a good dentist who has been well trained in these types of operations, and one that you trust, to carry out these processes for you. Dr Payne is an excellent dentist, who thoroughly understands these new techniques and has performed several pleasing dental implant surgeries. He is one of the best in the field, so you need look no further to find a dental implants doctor who will take care of your mouth and jawline and ensure, whichever type of implant dentistry you require, that you will have strong healthy teeth and an attractive smile for the remainder of your life.

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You may know someone who has lost teeth or you might be the one, who has lost them either in an accident, through a disease or due to decay. Dental implants have proved to be an excellent replacement option for everyone.

A dental implant is basically a prosthetic replacement that is used in the case of a missing tooth. As natural teeth have crown and root, the root supports the crown by extending into the jawbone. The root is that part of the tooth, that is well replaced by a dental implant. These provide a strong foundation for removable or fixed replacement dentures and are made in such a way that they resemble your natural teeth and help in restoring your perfect smile.

Dental implants can be used in the case of a single missing tooth or when several or all teeth are missing, instead of getting bridges, partial or complete dentures. A dental implant commonly has three parts – The implant device (that is inserted into the bone directly); the abutment – the bit that connects the implant to the third part – the covering cap/crown or the denture. The implants are mainly made of titanium, as it offers good strength as well as durability. It is bio-compatible and has a unique property of fusing to the bone directly ( the process of Osseo integration).

Advantages of Dental implants:

Help improve speech
Improves your normal appearance and confidence.
Provides comfort and stability.
Makes eating and chewing easier.
Very convenient in using when compared to other dentures.
Improves your oral health and hygiene.
Easier maintenance.
Improves your self-esteem and helps you feel better and presentable.

Success rates of dental implants are very impressive and show a rate of up to 98%. Implants can last for a lifetime when properly cared.

Dental implant procedure

Preliminary examination
A person who is healthy enough to experience a routine dental extraction or oral surgery can be considered for this process. The patient should have healthy gums and enough bone for holding the implants. This is examined by taking X-rays, panoramic radiographs, CT scanning and examining the periodontal tissues, in order to diagnose, evaluate and devise the treatment plan for implant surgery.

Implant process

The time period of completion of the implant and crown varies depending on many aspects. The shortest time period which takes about five months for the lower jaw and six months in the upper jaw, when the normal traditional method of implant surgery is used. However, the process may last for a year or more, depending on how much bone needs to be built up first in order to provide good support.

The traditional method requires two procedures, done with a gap of three to six months in between. When performing the first procedure, the place where the implant is to be placed, a small incision is made within the gum. Then a hole is drilled into the bone where an implant is carefully placed. Then the incision is closed with the help of stitches.

The second procedure is done, when the healing period is over. This involves a new incision in order to expose the implant. A healing cap, also known as a Collar, is screwed over the implant. This helps in the healing of the surrounding gums. After a few weeks, the collar is removed and the abutment is screwed onto the implant and is used to support the crown.

Nowadays, the dentists depending upon the oral health of the patient carry out one-step procedure. In this technique, the implants, abutments and a temporary crown or a bridge is placed all in one visit.

If you are looking to change your life with dental implants and fixed teeth, start your journey, by consulting the best dental surgeon. Dr. Payne is a highly qualified dental surgeon who has much experience in dental implant placements and has improved plenty of those natural smiles. He is among the best, providing quality dental care with great patient satisfaction.

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