The procedure of a dental implants depend on what type implant is a person undergoing.It also majorly depend on the condition of the jaw bone of a person.Under the process of a dental implant a metal frame work is surgically placed in the jaw bone under the gum area.The procedure involves the following steps
Medical history:- a complete medical history is taken about the patient.This is done to check if a person is already on medication or has certain heart condition.
Dental check up:- a complete dental check-up is done include x rays and photo graphs to make the correct model of implant.
Treatment plan:- after the examination of jaw bone and remaining teeth correct treatment plan is given to the patient.
The entire process of implants may take even more than months depending on the condition of the patient.A lot of time is required for the healing of the surgical process.The condition of the jaw bone will decide the time of recovery.
Implant surgery done in stages
The dentist suggests to replace the tooth with an implant
The jaw bone is prepared for surgery and bone grafting is done.
As soon as jaw bone is healed a metal implant is posted on it.
The healing takes from 3 to 9 months.
Abutement is placed on the metal implant.
The dentist will take mold of the tooth to be replaced and later an artificial tooth will be placed on it.