Suffering from missing teeth or experiencing it is traumatic for everyone. Yes, it is true that many of us who are suffering from missing teeth, crooked or damaged teeth makes us feel embarrassed. So, to overcome your embarrassment, Nuevo Perris Dental clinic offers Dental Implants. A dental implant is a proven technique to makes your jaw stronger and improves your natural appearance.
What happens in a dental implant?
A dental implant is a surgical process, and in this process, a metal frame is being inserted inside your jawbone and then screws it up. This metal framework as the root of the artificial tooth and also supports adjacent teeth. After the successful insertion of metal frames, it will around 24 to 48 hours in healing and after healing the entire artificial tooth is being fixed on the metal frame just like a screw is inserted in the screw nut and bolt. If you have missing teeth, then there are three components which play a major role, and these are Jawbone, a connector or also known as an abutment and a customized crown. Initially, a screw type metal frame is inserted in the jawbone, and a connector is being attached on the top of the screw so that the customized crown can be fixed. After healing, a customized crown is being fixed on the top and left this artificial for healing approx. 24 to 48 hours. After two days, you could not find the difference between the natural tooth and the artificial one because your artificial tooth will exactly look like the natural one.
Which is better? Dental implants or other tooth replacement treatment
Well, a dental implant is a permanently designed solution for all type of missing teeth. If you have one or more than one missing teeth and looking for a permanent solution, then choose dental implants. Earlier, the denture is the highly recommended solution for missing tooth but after dental implants dentist started avoiding this method because it does not last long. A dental implant provides proper support to the jawbone and exactly looks like natural teeth so, it is challenging to find the difference between artificial and natural tooth. That is the reason dental implant is better than other tooth replacement treatment.
How long-lasting a dental implant is?
If you maintain proper hygiene of your tooth such as brushing or cleaning it regularly, then it will last till lifetime. To keep the hygiene of your dental implant, you have to brush twice a day and visit your dentist regularly for a dental checkup. If you maintain the hygiene of the dental implant, then you need to replace the crown of the dental implant after 10 to 15 years otherwise you do not need to undergo the entire dental implant process. Well, there is a factor that may affect the longevity of your dental implant is the mouth location it means that if you have implanted in the back of your mouth, then the chances of dental implant failure may increase because back part of the mouth may experience more strain while chewing food. So, a dental implant is right for your dental health if you have missing teeth.