DENTAL CLINIC

Dental implants

TREATMENT WITH DENTAL IMPLANTS:

A dental implant is a discreet, long-term solution to replacing teeth. The lack of teeth can have consequences both in terms of chewing, as well as in the way we speak and pronounce words, which consequently can cause problems with confidence and self-esteem. In addition, your health could be at risk and/or damage other teeth in good condition.

The dental implant itself is a titanium screw that is placed directly into the jaw bone, replacing the missing tooth root. Once seated, the implant will gradually osseointegrate, anchoring itself in the bone. 

TYPES OF DENTAL IMPLANTS

DENTAL IMPLANTS:

Implants are often used as an alternative to traditional bridges or prostheses, and can be used to fix one or more crowns and even complete dentures. below pYou can find the different types of implant solutions that can be recommended depending on your needs.

TOTAL FIXED PROSTHESIS ALL-ON-4/6
BRIDGE OVER IMPLANTS
SINGLE IMPLANTS

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The alternative for the boneless

 

 

Today, Already exist alternatives for those who cannot have conventional implants, either because they have no bone or because treatments have failed.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT IMPLANTS

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Dental implants are suitable for most healthy adults, but there are some lifestyle habits that can affect your adaptation, such as smoking, having gum problems or having radiation therapy around the jaw. Implants should not be placed dental care in children under 18 years of age, because the jaw is still being formed.

Before starting treatment with implant(s), you should always make an evaluation appointment with an implantologist to find out the real need for your case. An orthopantomography and an in-mouth assessment will be performed to ensure that implants are a viable solution. A clinical diagnosis is then carried out to ensure that the solution presented will be the most suitable for your particular home. 

There are cases where there is not enough bone in the jaw to fix the implant(s), which means that they will complementary supportive treatments such as a bone graft or a maxillary sinus lift may be needed. case sand verify that any of these procedures will be necessary, the entire treatment process will be explained to you.  

The implant placement process is usually carried out in two phases: first, the implant placement surgery is performed, where the implant itself is fixed to the bone and, later, after the osseointegration period (4 to 8 months), it is adjusted and the new tooth(s) are fixed to the implant(s). 

Normally, the entire process is performed in a dental clinic, under local anesthesia. In the case of patients who suffer from anxiety/nervousness with the procedure, it is usually proposed to take a sedative tablet that will help them relax.

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Dr. Juan Luis Eizaguirre Columbus

ORAL SURGERY AND IMPLANTOLOGY

Surgeon, Dentist with training in oral and maxillofacial surgery and over eighteen years in the area of ​​craniofacial reconstruction and orthognathic surgery. He currently focuses his practice on implantology and advanced oral rehabilitation with an emphasis on rehabilitation of severe cases that require zygomatic or customized implants.

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