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People loose lose their teeth for various reasons ranging from gum diseases, bone loss conditions,dental cavities, injuries and age. A missing tooth, particularly at the front of your mouth, can lead to changes in your smile and loss of confidence. Apart from aesthetic reasons, a missing tooth also impacts the way you talk, and eat your food. Over time, the bone mass which was supporting the tooth starts eroding and causes the loosening of your neighboring teeth. To prevent this and regain the confidence of a beautiful smile, most people, as well as doctors, prefer dental implants.
Why are dental implants the preferred option?
Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth since they are the closest thing to getting back your original pearly whites. Most patients prefer implants to other tooth replacement options like dentures and dental bridges since they offer the maximum stability and durability. Patients maintaining their dental implants properly can expect them to last around 25-30 years and even more. Besides looking like real teeth, they also function like your natural ones. That alone is the reason why so many people consider them.
Now let's understand what are dental implants?
Dental implants are small titanium metal posts which are used to replace the roots of a missing tooth and support a custom made crown. They are placed in your jawbone through a minor surgical procedure that is done under local anesthesia at your doctor's chamber. To replace your missing tooth with an implant, the dentist will attach a crown that takes the place of your visible tooth. After your implant has fused with your jaw bone and healed, the crown will be changed to a permanent one that matches the colour of your teeth flawlessly. This process can be used to replace a single tooth or a number of teeth. Unlike bridges and dentures, crowns which are fitted to these implants do not shift or slip. The secure fit gives a more natural look. It also gives comfort while speaking and chewing food.
Is a dental implant very painful?
A dental implant is as painful as any other procedure done by your dentist, for eg a filling. Done under local anesthesia, an implant does not leave any open wound so the healing process is quicker. Minor discomfort after the placement of the implants can be relieved through normal painkillers like ibuprofen. Depending on which part of the mouth you have lost your tooth, your dental implant procedure should take less than an hour to complete.
Healthy gums for implants
If one is considering going for an implant, then you must know that implants need healthy gums with enough bone support. Oral hygiene is of utmost importance and regular dental visits should be made so as to ensure long term success of the implants.
Care of the Implants:
Usually dental implants are very successful and here are few steps to help you take care of them to get long term benefits:
- Good oral hygiene: Brush twice a day and make flossing a routine. Use of interdental brushes
- can help clean the areas around the implant.
- Abstain from smoking as it can make your bones weak and result in implant failure.
- Avoid putting too much pressure on the implants: Eating food items like gums and candies can
- break the crown of both artificial and natural teeth.
- Visit your dentist every six months.
If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.
Doctor I have some communication problem due to uncontrollable saliva generated in my mouth. So others can't hear my words clearly. And I can't speak some words also. How can control saliva?
My 5 years old son has to fill his tooth if we did not fill it and leave it untreated so its ok bcoz his milk teeth will naturally going to all down.
I am suffering from yellow teeth problem and I have tried some natural ways to get rid of that problem, till now there is no progress in whitening my teeth. Please suggest what can be best solution for that. Thanks.
सर मैं 5 साल से ओरल submucous फाइब्रोसिस से पीड़ित हु मेरा मुह 12 mm खुल रहा है। daily तीन टाइम एक्सरसाइज कर रहा हु। लेकिन मैंने महसूस किया है । अगर मेरे मुह मे सुबह 8 चाट के चम्मच जाते है तो शाम को कसरत करने तक 11 हो जाते है। अगले दिन फिर फिर 8 ही चाट के चमच्च जाते है शाम तक फिर 11 हो जाते है ऐसा 1.5 माह से चल रहा है। मैं और क्या करूँ दिन भर की मुह की exercise की मेहनत रात को सोने के बाद बेकार हो जाती है कोई उपाय बताए यह क्यों हो रहा है और कैसे मैं submucous fibrosis से निजात पाऊँ मैं oxitart कैप्सूल दिन में एक बार ले रहा हु। और साथ मे kenacort oit ment लगा रहा हु। कोई सुझाव दीजिये।
I have fall on concrete some years back leading to my front teeth broken into half. Is there a solution for it?
Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.