Single tooth Replacement
Dental implants make it possible to replace a single missing tooth without compromising adjacent natural teeth.
Multiple teeth Replacement
Multiple teeth also can be replaced without grinding down the adjacent tooth.
Complete set of teeth can be replaced with dental Implants
If all the teeth are missing, an implant-supported full bridge or full denture can replace them.
All on 4 Implants technique for full mouth rehabilitation
his is the latest advancement in Implant dentistry wherein full mouth rehabilitation is done with just 4 implants in each arch unlike 6 to 8 implants that are needed conventionally.
Single tooth replacement with Dental Implant:
If you have a single missing tooth dental implant comes out to be the best option.It replaces the tooth without affecting the adjacent teeth.
Steps involved in replacing a missing tooth with Dental Implant:
Step 1: Placement of Dental Implant in the edentulous region The Dental Implant is left for about 3 to 6 months & allowed to heal and bond to the bone. Meanwhile a temporary crown can be given to fill the gap of the missing tooth.
Step 2: During the second stage, a healing cap is placed to facilitate the gum to grow & heal around the Implant. The healing cap is left in place for a period of 1 to 2 weeks. Few single piece implants do not need a healing cap.
Step 3: Then a permanent crown is fabricated and either cemented or screwed over a metal post called as Abutment. Finally you will restore your smile & function which enhances your smile & function.
Multiple Teeth Replacement with Dental Implants
The following are the methods by which multiple teeth can be replaces with dental implants.
- Fixed partial dentures like crowns and dental bridges
- Implant supported dentures
- Removable dentures
All on 4 Concept:- This concept was initiated by Dr Paulo Malo.Under all on 4 concept 4 titanium implants are used to support the dental prosthesis of twelve teeth.This process is very cost efficient and graft less procedure.
All on 6 Implant:- this dental procedure is one step ahead of all on 4 concept.Instead of 4 here 6 titanium implants are used where the bone is of highest volume.The people with better bone structure is suggested this type of treatment.