For all individuals, young or old, missing teeth in the mouth is one of the serious problems in terms of both health and aesthetics.
What is an implant?
Implants are titanium screws placed in the jawbone instead of the missing tooth. These screws placed in the mouth act as roots and a new tooth is made by placing a dental prosthesis (can be a crown, bridge or a removable prosthesis) on it. After the implant application, which is a surgical procedure, you can eat, talk and smile like your natural tooth with a dental prosthesis. Implant applications can be applied for single tooth loss as well as it is one of the preferred methods for multiple tooth losses. In implant applications, the adjacent tooth is not cut or any other application is made to support the other tooth.
implant To Whom Is It Applied?
This treatment method can be applied to all individuals who have completed bone and facial development. Although implant applications are performed in many dental clinics today, the expertise and knowledge of the dentist is of great importance in order to determine the correct treatment and application method. Since implant application is a surgical procedure, before deciding on the treatment method; The structure of the relevant region is checked with the examinations and imaging methods to be suitable for the procedure, the general health status of the patient is reviewed, and it is determined whether there is a health problem that prevents the operation.
implant How is it done?
Implant treatment can be performed under local anesthesia or general anesthesia, taking into account the general condition of the patient and the duration of the operation. With the placement of titanium screws under the gingiva and into the jawbone, a structure that will function as a tooth root is created. Depending on the patient’s condition and the application area, a crown or prosthesis can be made after waiting for the implant to fuse with the jawbone.
Can Implant Be Made in More than One Tooth Missing?
If the patient’s oral structure and health conditions allow, implants can be made in multiple tooth losses with a careful treatment and application plan.