Here’s a list of some very common procedures for dental implants:
Single Tooth Implants – For removal of a single tooth. Insertion of a single titanium dental implant, followed by a single crown addition.You can get additional information at Palm Desert Dental Implants.
Fixed-Implant Bridge – Missing two or more teeth. It requires two dental implants distributed over two, three, or four teeth. The attachment of a fixed bridge spanning two, three, or four teeth follows this.
Over-denture – Much like the All-on-FourTM implant option, except with the assistance of a dental professional, it uses two implants instead of four and can still be removed. For individuals who’ve lost all or most of their teeth.
Dental Implant Treatment All-on-FourTM – This is the most extreme procedure for dental implants. It includes the placement on the top of the bottom of the jaw bone of four titanium dental implants and is accompanied by the development and attachment of a fixed denture that functions like a new collection of natural teeth.
Most operations for dental implants are performed in two steps. The first is the injection of the titanium dental implant into the jaw bone of the patient following initial consultation. This can include as many as four dental implants for certain operations (screw-like titanium embedded into the jaw bone). After the jaw has had ample time to embrace and fuse with bio-compatible titanium implants (usually 1-2 months), it is now time to take the next step.
An appointment for the attachment of the crown or the prosthetic tooth/teeth is scheduled from that stage onwards. Actually, it only takes a few hours or less. Either by another titanium screw or by screwing the crown into the dental implant, the newly made denture or crown/bridge is then attached. Overall, within 2-3 hours, you’re comfortably in and out of the dental clinic. You will start eating right away with your new implants after that.
Many noticed that they were sensitive only after having inserted the prosthetic tooth, but after a week or so, most recovered.
In conclusion, the first part of dental implant procedures appears to take about 1-2 months to allow your jaw bone to embrace and fuse titanium implants. After that the appointment is to implant the crown/bridge or fixed denture, and at that stage, most are good to go.
Why Are Missing Teeth Replaced?
In this scenario, the most important question to address is what the adverse effects of missing teeth are on your overall oral health.
Craig W Conrow DDS
73993 CA-111 #200, Palm Desert, CA 92260