Dental implant is a surgical component which provides a stable support for an artificial teeth. It will be surgically positioned into your jawbone beneath gums to allow your replacement teeth, individual crown, dentures, bridges mounted onto them. With implants, those artificial components will neither slip nor move in your mouth when you are eating or speaking.
Why Dental Implants?
You will feel more comfortable with implants as they fuse with your bone, which will make you feel they are parts of you.
Implants improves your speech as it stables your dentures which can easily slip and shift in your mouth, causing you to slur your words.
You can eat, chew and bite easily without any worries of the dentures might slide. With implants, you can have your food without any pain.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Yes, they are durable and even can last a lifetime with good care.
We will reduce the pain to minimum. It might hurt when you have your tooth removed. However, local anesthesia will be applied during the treatment.
You might need a dental implant if:
- you have one or more missing teeth
- your jawbone isn’t grow fully
- you want to eat easier with dentures
- you want to improve your speech
Like any surgery, dental implants poses some risks such as nerve damage which causes numbness, pain in affected areas of teeth, gums, lips and chin, injuries to surroundings and probably infection at the implant site.
However, these problems are usually minor and can be treated easily.