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Dental implants are replicable tooth like material which has two parts. One is a titanium post which acts as anchorage inside the bone and one is the tooth surface which looks akin to the real tooth and can be seen in the oral cavity. Visit - http://www.vitalitydentalspa.co.uk/\n
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Do you really want to render people highly smitten by your good looks and a beautiful million dollar
smile that you pose? A healthy mouth is definitely a confidence booster and a self-esteem raiser. In fact
all the beauty advertisements and toothpaste companies are trying to sell their products which will in
return give a smile that you will boast of. Dental implants are one such dental procedure which will
ensure that you have a healthy mouth with all your teeth shining with élan.
What are dental implants?
Dental implants are replicable tooth like material which has two parts. One is a titanium post which acts
as anchorage inside the bone and one is the tooth surface which looks akin to the real tooth and can be
seen in the oral cavity. These two parts bind with the underlying bone and serve as a single tooth and a
combination of such many teeth can become a bridge and a whole denture at times.
Advantages of dental implants
Dental implants are very beneficial in many aspects. Let us see what the advantages of dental implants
1.The implants serve long lasting healthy and bright teeth which in very rare cases do get
chipped or fractured.
2.Unlike fixed partial dentures implants do not rely on the other supporting teeth for their
placement and firm grip. The titanium screw which is surgically fixed into the bone does the
same work as does a real original tooth root.
3.The implants are made up of a very strong dental material which is resistant to any stimuli.
So it does not chip or fracture easily.
4.If accepted by the body, they will remain in the mouth and will keep serving you in the form
of healthy teeth.
5.The adjacent and the opposing teeth keep maintained in their position because the implants
serve a balancing position in the mouth.
6.It needs no special and extra care for its maintenance. Just like you clean the other teeth in
the mouth with a toothbrush, the same way implants are also cleaned.
Disadvantages of dental implants
For every good thing, there is a drawback. These drawbacks are:
1.Patients with diabetes, thyroid or hypertension are not considered good patients for dental
implants, as the healing process that follows after the placement is very difficult for these
patients to cover and in the waiting period of three months when the titanium post gets fixed
and covered by the bone itself might prove to be devastating condition for the bone.
2.Adequate bone thickness and length are some of the other major parameters in selecting
patients for implants. However there are ways in which bone height can be increased, but then
this might be yet another surgical procedure.
3.The resting and healing period of the implants in which they form bondage within the bone
through Osseo integration is the longest waiting period for the patient.