If we take a look at the last 20 years, dental implants have turned out to be a wanted substitute to other methods of missing teeth replacement. High percentage of successful cases and an array of obtainable choices give dentists the freedom to treat and replace the missing teeth in numerous methods.
Your dentist can assess your case and advise you if you are an ideal candidate for dental implants.
Dental implants are made out of titanium and cylindrical in shape resembling the root of the missing tooth. After a particular time period, additional components are positioned on the implant which enables the dentist to put a porcelain crown (cap) on the implant finally. A dental implant can also be utilized to bear full or partial dentures, considerably enhancing retention and stability of the denture.
Those patients who have sufficient quantity and adequate quality can get the implants done for themselves. Normally, the patients are asked to take x-rays and CT-scan to understand the quantity and quality of the bone and whether dental implants can be introduced in it or not. The dentist is also able to determine the type and size of dental implants that has to be inserted.