Summer Reading Club – Dental Implants Guide
Dental implants are an` increasingly popular tooth replacement option because they look and feel like natural teeth. But before you get dental implants, it’s important to understand the procedure and what to expect. This website will guide you through the dental implants process, from start to finish.
If you are planning to get dental implants you will need to consult with a few different dentists to find one that is right for you. 0nce you find a dentist, they will need to take an impression of your teeth in order to make a model of your mouth. They will also need to determine the size and shape of the implant that is best for you.
Dental Implants Guide FAQs
What is the downside of dental implants?
The downside of dental implants is that they are expensive, and they require surgery to place.
Who should not get an implant?
People who have diabetes or other chronic i1lnesses that affect the immune system, people who are pregnant, people who have had radiation therapy to the head or neck area, and people who have a history of heavy smoking or drinking alcohol should not get a dental implant.
Is it better to get a bridge or implant?
Some factors that could influence the decision include the health of the surrounding teeth, the strength of the jawbone, and the overall goals of treatment.
Can I get a dental implant years after extraction?
It is possible to get a dental implant years after extraction, but it is not recommended. The longer you wait, the more difficult it becomes to place the implant in the proper position.
How soon after tooth extraction can I get an implant?
It typically takes about 3-6 months for the bone to heal and grow around the implant before it can be used.