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Are you tired of dealing with uncomfortable dentures or missing teeth? Dental implants may be the solution you’ve been looking for and Dr Janish, our specialist Periodontist is the perfect practitioner to explain the process we employ here at Aventis Dental.

Understanding Dental Implants

Before diving into the benefits, it’s important to understand what dental implants actually are. Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone, acting as artificial tooth roots. These posts provide a sturdy foundation for a replacement tooth or a dental crown.

Unlike dentures or bridges, dental implants are a permanent solution for missing teeth. They are durable and designed to look and function just like natural teeth. Plus, you don’t have to worry about them slipping or falling out!

When considering dental implants, it’s absolutely essential to consult with a qualified dentist or oral surgeon who specialises in implant dentistry. They will assess your oral health and jawbone structure to determine if you are a suitable candidate for dental implants. The initial consultation will involve X-rays and scans to create a personalised treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.

Furthermore, the process of getting dental implants typically involves multiple stages and can take several months to complete. After the initial placement of the titanium posts, a healing period is necessary to allow the implants to fuse with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration. Once this integration is successful, the final restoration, such as a dental crown, can be attached to the implant, completing your new smile.

Advantages of Dental Implants Over Dentures

So why choose dental implants over dentures? Well, there are several key advantages. Firstly, dental implants feel and function just like your natural teeth. You can confidently bite and chew your favorite foods without any discomfort or restrictions.

Secondly, dental implants prevent bone loss and promote better oral health. When you lose a tooth, the jawbone can deteriorate over time. Dental implants help stimulate the jawbone, keeping it strong and preventing further bone loss.

Thirdly, dental implants provide long-term cost savings. While dentures may require frequent adjustments or replacements, dental implants are designed to last a lifetime with proper care. Investing in dental implants can save you from the ongoing expenses of denture adjustments and replacements.

Moreover, dental implants offer a more natural appearance compared to dentures. The implants are securely anchored into the jawbone, providing a stable foundation for replacement teeth. This stability means that dental implants do not shift or move around like dentures can, giving you a more natural-looking smile.

Additionally, dental implants can improve your overall oral health by preventing issues such as gum irritation and sores, which are common problems associated with ill-fitting dentures. The secure fit of dental implants also eliminates the need for messy adhesives often used with dentures, making daily oral hygiene routines simpler and more convenient.

Long-Term Benefits of Dental Implants

The long-term benefits of dental implants go beyond just oral health. With dental implants, you can regain your self-confidence and improve your overall quality of life. No more feeling self-conscious about missing teeth or worrying about your dentures slipping when speaking or laughing.

Furthermore, dental implants can enhance your facial features. When you lose teeth, your face can appear sunken or aged. Dental implants restore your facial structure, giving you a more youthful and vibrant appearance.

It’s important to note that dental implants are a long-lasting solution for missing teeth. Unlike traditional dentures or bridges, dental implants are designed to fuse with your jawbone, providing a stable and durable foundation for replacement teeth. This means that with proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime, saving you time and money in the long run.

Additionally, dental implants help preserve your oral health by preventing bone loss in the jaw. When you lose a tooth, the surrounding bone can deteriorate over time, leading to changes in your facial structure and potential oral health issues. Dental implants stimulate the jawbone, keeping it strong and healthy, and maintaining the integrity of your facial contours.

The Process of Getting Dental Implants

Curious about the process of getting dental implants? It typically involves several stages. First, a thorough dental examination is conducted to assess your oral health and determine if you are a good candidate for implants. If you have any underlying dental issues, such as gum disease or tooth decay, they may need to be addressed before the implant surgery.

Next, the implants are surgically placed into your jawbone. This procedure is typically done under local anesthesia, ensuring minimal discomfort. Here at Aventis Dental all of our dental implants are placed using a fully digital process. We start by taking a digital conebeam X-ray and incorporate it with a digital scan of the patients mouth. From this we 3D print an implant guide which allows us to place the dental implant in the precise location. This is so important to ensure the tooth is predictably placed in the correct place in the mouth every time. It also ensures the patient has a much shorter healing period because we can be minimally invasive with our dental implant placement.

Once the implants have fully integrated, the final step is to attach the replacement tooth or dental crown. This custom-made restoration is crafted to blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, ensuring a beautiful and natural-looking smile.

It is important to note that the success of dental implant surgery largely depends on the quality and quantity of the jawbone where the implant is to be placed. In some cases, patients may require additional procedures such as bone grafting to ensure there is enough support for the implant.

Furthermore, the maintenance of dental implants is crucial for their longevity. Regular dental check-ups and good oral hygiene practices are essential to prevent any complications such as peri-implantitis, which is inflammation around the implant that can lead to implant failure if left untreated.

In conclusion, dental implants offer a range of benefits that extend beyond just a perfect smile. They provide a long-term solution for missing teeth, improve oral health, and enhance self-confidence. If you are considering dental implants, consult with your dentist to determine the best treatment plan for you. Say goodbye to dentures and embrace the benefits of dental implants for a lifetime of healthy smiles!

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