The tooth loss causes dynamic and esthetic dysfunction of dentition. It results in significantly affected patients’ social life. They are concerned when speaking, smiling widely, kissing etc.
In modern dental medicine, tooth loss is completely recoverable. Dental implants are titanium screws that are placed in the bone in order to replace the function of the root. The placement of the implant is performed with local anaesthesia. The implant’s ability to attach to bone and the ability of the bone to grow into the implant as it heals is called osseointegration. It is necessary to wait from three to six months for the osseointegration. After this period an abutment screws on top of the implant. The last component is the crown, which is the part that looks like a natural tooth.
Advantages of the implants:
- Restored dynamic and esthetic function
- Restored and maintained soft tissues
- Reduces risk of digestive problems
- Better dental hygiene
- Not affected social life
- Restoration without dentures