Dental implants are the ideal solution for replacing missing teeth, which provides a permanent attachment point for the crown, bridge, or removable denture. Implants London are especially suitable when one tooth or two, three teeth are lost in a row and new ones can be installed only with the help of a bridge requiring turning of neighboring healthy teeth. The dental implant serves as the root of the tooth. It is made of biocompatible material, implanted in the jawbone and serves as a support for the denture. Once the implants London are installed, it is virtually indistinguishable from the real tooth externally and needs similar daily care.
What do dental implants consist of?
Usually the implant consists of a titanium pin (or screw), which is placed in a drilled hole in the jawbone. The choice of titanium as a material for dental implants is associated with its excellent biological compatibility and excellent anticorrosive properties. Implants London can be placed only in those places where the bone has the necessary width and height. To do this, your specialist will carefully examine the gum, and also make an x-ray and /or computed tomography.
If the bone is suitable for the procedure, the dentist will begin placing the implant under local anesthesia. In a situation where the bone volume is not enough, in rare cases, bone grafting may be needed (an operation to increase bone tissue). After the surgical procedure of implantation, the process of the fusion of the bone with the implant takes place. The dental implantation, on average, takes from three to six months. After this, you can begin to restore the visible part of the tooth – to install crowns and any dentures. If necessary, the specialist will offer a temporary bridge or crown.
There are a number of contraindications to the use of implants London. Basically, it is the presence of neoplasms of any localization, blood diseases, diabetes mellitus, pregnancy, any pathology of the nervous system and immunity, connective tissue diseases, and lack of proper oral care. Of course, implant placement is a serious intervention. But it is worth noting that the jawbone is insensitive to pain, and all manipulations are performed under local anesthesia, so the procedure should not cause unnecessary fear.