DENTAL IMPLANTS- A PERMANENT SOLUTION TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH
Dental implants that serve as the ‘root’ or anchor for your new teeth provide much better aesthetic and functional results compared to alternative dental restorations.
Dental implants are an alternative to dentures for the replacement of missing teeth. The implant itself is made up of titanium which is a biocompatible material that is accepted by the body and serves as a strong and sturdy foundation for replacement of missing teeth.
Surgical procedure for implant placement is a safe, relatively minor procedure and easy for most people to undergo. Surgery begins with a local anesthesia to completely numb the site so no pain is felt during the procedure.
Success rates of dental implants in Delhi vary, depending on where in the jaw the implants are placed. They are expected to last a lifetime. The only requirement for the longevity of an implant is that the patient maintains good dental health with proper daily oral hygiene.
IMPLANT SUPPORTED TOOTH Vs BRIDGE
In order to place a dental bridge the supporting teeth even if they are totally healthy have to be cut down to place the bridge that makes the healthy support tooth more susceptible to decay. This is not done in the case of implants so adjacent teeth are unaffected.
Many patients find it difficult to clean the areas around and under dental bridges allowing the accumulation of dental plaque and increasing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Jaw bone in the area of the missing tooth has the tendency to weaken and deteriorate. This could cause increased mobility problems to the teeth that support the bridge. If one tooth to which a bridge is attached develops problems, the entire bridge will likely need to be replaced.
The average life span of a bridge, with proper oral hygiene, is 8-15 years. Dental implants are considered permanent, although any crowns or bridges attached to them are subject to normal wear and tear and may need to be replaced at some point. Proper oral hygiene is crucial to the success of any restorative dental work.
IMPLANT SUPPORTED DENTURE Vs REMOVABLE DENTURE
Dentures need replacement (or modification at least) in about ten years because they will start not to fit properly due to jaw bone loss. With a dental implant, the jawbone is stimulated during chewing. This may prevent loss and shrinkage of the jawbone.
Dental implants in Delhi gives a natural look and feel while restoring a comfortable bite and chewing function which is not the case with removable dentures.
Speech is compromised in the initial stage with removable dentures whereas in the case of implant supported denture it is normal. The person is able to speak exactly like a person with normal healthy teeth.
Ill-fitting dentures are invariably associated with pain and ulcerations whereas the incidence is very low in case of well-maintained implant supported dentures.
Swimming and intensive sporting activities can displace a removable denture which is not the case with implant supported dentures.
Initially, dental implants in Delhi typically cost more than other dental restorations but since they prevent bone loss, enhance oral health and keep replacement teeth more secure for a lifetime, their long-term benefits far outweigh the initial expense especially when done by best dentists of India like Dr. Rajat Sachdeva who is a pioneer in implantology and practicing it since decades.
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