Dental Treatment

Dental Implant : Things to do before surgery

Tooth loss has been a big problem as it causes difficulty in chewing food and aesthetics . Dental Implants has changed this loss with a fixed replacement that not only completes functional  needs but also aesthetically looks like natural tooth . Dental implants are missing substitute for your missing  teeth that is fixed in bone to give you a fixed teeth . They are basically a piece of TITANIUM that simulates your natural tooth and over this screw of titanium the crown that is visible in your mouth is screwed or cemented .

Implants have many advantages like :-

1)THEY ARE FIXED TEETH .

2) IN THIS THE TEETH ADJACENT TO THE MISSING TEETH ARE NOT EVEN TOUCHED AS DONE IN OTHER FIXED TREATMANT LIKE BRIDGES.

3)THEY LOOK EXACTLY SAME AS YOUR NATURAL TOOTH.

4) FUNCTIONALLY FAR SUPERIOR THAN REMOVABLE COUNTERPARTS .

5)SURGERIES ARE NOW PAINLESS AND IF IN GOOD HANDS DOES NOT CAUSE MUCH DISCOMFORT .

Now how to choose a doctor and which implant system to use :-

1)IMPLANT SYSTEM :-

A)Your system should be approved by FDA.

B)The implant should be Grade 4 titanium .

  1. C) The Implant system vary in there shapes and there surface treatment, as good surface of implant helps it get integrated with bone fast and more efficiently.
  2. D) )As good Implant system are backed up by huge prosthetic component options so always a good implant system should be choosed as prosthesis (CROWN OVER IMPLANT ) is the most important part of IMPLANTS .

E)) The good well known implant system available are from company NOBEL , DENSPLY ANKYLOS , OSTTEM, NEOBIOTECH , Astra, BioHORIZON, ZIMMER .

2)DOCTOR :-

A)Your dentist should be certified IMPLANTOLOGIST and should had a quite a long experience in this field .

B)He should be equipped with all instruments required during surgery and also required  in case of complex surgeries.

C)He should take your XRAYS more preferably Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT) Before and after the procedure.

D)All your blood investigations should be done before surgery .

So , before going for a Implant surgery keep few things in mind :-

1)Choose a good implant system .

2) The doctor should be experienced in this field to carry out all complex implant surgeries also.

3)Get all Xrays and blood test (like CBC , BT CT , RANDOM BLOOD SUGAR , HB1AC, HIV 1&2 , HBSAG ) before surgery.

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