Implant: Missing teeth can cause a range of problems; from a gap in your smile that negativity impacted one’s confidence, or drifting and movement of adjacent teeth to speech problems. Luckily, implant is one of the major advancement in dental technology to date that help to reclaim your smile and confidence by replacing the missing teeth and mimic the performance of a normal tooth.
We can think of implant as a titanium screw replacing the roots, whether the tooth is missing at birth, or removed due to injury, infection or decay. Implant is one of the great options for most people older than 16 years old, after growing stops. There are many advantages associated with implants, implants feels and looks, and functions just like your own tooth, higher and more predictable success rate with good oral hygiene and professional maintenance, can help to restore single, multiple tooth loss, or even total tooth loss Without damaging the adjacent teeth like a bridge does, easy to clean, and more cosmetically pleasing.
Implant is fixed in place, and no need to be removed for cleaning, They help to prevent drifting of adjacent teeth and super eruption of opposite tooth. Overtime, implant also helps to stimulate underlying bone growth and prevent bone loss
After the implant is placed, it takes about 3-6 months for the implant to integrate with the jaw bone, Once implant has healed completely we will then place your prosthetic appliance, whether it be a crown, bridge or denture over the implants to complete the process