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Dental implants and its Types!!

Dental implants & its types

Lifestyle changes, food habits, work stress and other major things impact the way we live. The direct impact is also due to the genetic gift or hereditary which decides our appearance, health, and lifespan. In this current scenario, we live a fast-paced life, and If you are missing your teeth it is all because of the combined factors of hereditary and lifestyle.

It is alarming that the rate of loss of tooth has been increasing constantly. Not only in India, but across the globe. Scientists and Doctors have discovered that there is a marginal increase in the loss of the tooth at a very young age in the last two decades, despite growing awareness about oral hygiene. But the good news is, science has all the answers and it is the inevitable boon to restore your happiness.

An implant is a permanent fixture, which is positioned in the jawbone, beneath the gum-line through a surgery. Implants have its own benefits, as it does not affect the other tooth like bridges do, and offer great health benefits.

The implants are classified as:

Endosteal implants:

endosteal implant

This type of implant is inserted directly into the jawbone. Post-healing of the tissues around the gums, artificial tooth is attached to the implants.

Subperiosteal implants:

subperiosteal implant

This type of implant consists of a metal frame that is fitted onto the jawbone just below the gum tissue. The teeth are directly attached to the metal frames.

Further, there are many types of implants to cater the versatile needs of the people. Unlike primitive methods of treating, these are quick, reliable and fast.

Types of implants:

The doctor will examine completely your mouth and will decide based on the complexities and medical conditions. If you are looking for implants, know more about the different types, which will help you to decide better.

Immediate Load Dental Implants

Immediate-Loaded-Dental-Implants

In this type of implant, the tooth is fixed in a short duration of time. The natural bones should be strong enough to perform this surgery. In case if a patient with strong natural tooth has an implant requirement, then this load dental implants will be the best option for him/her, cause this treatment holds very less healing time.

Mini dental implants:

mini load dental implants

In this type of implant, it is very narrow and the implants are of small diameter or toothpick-sized, smaller than the usual implants. This is mainly used to strengthen lower part of the mouth. This is also one of the common methods of dental implants, and are opted widely by people and recommended by dentists.

All on 4 implants:

mini load dental implants

It is a prosthesis procedure or a treatment technique on which all teeth being supported on four dental titanium implants. This implant treatment consists of four implants support for fixing prosthesis with 10 to 14 teeth and it is placed immediately, (i.e) within 24 hours of surgery. This procedure is getting a lot of response than the traditional method, as it easy to implement and quick to heal.

All on 6 implants:

This is created for patients with limited bone tissue in the jawbone. It is same as all on 4 implants but it is fixed on the jawbone by using six oral implants instead of 4 implants. This treatment gives an immediate loading of implants so it is highly suitable for busy people.

Zygomatic implants:

zygomatic implants

This method was introduced in Europe and later availed in all other parts of the world. Unlike older procedures which use the hip bone for grafting, this method is quick, convenient and easy to heal. This technique is otherwise called as graft-less technique. In this procedure, the Zygoma bone commonly known as cheekbone is used.

Implants can be your perfect solution for restoring the tooth loss. They fuse with your jawbone and offer sensation when eating or chewing. The implant surgery nowadays is quick, effective and easy to implement. The resting days are also very few. Consult your dentist regularly, to have enhanced healthy teeth and smile.

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Shocking symptoms of Oral cancer!!

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Cancers are in the rise, the major cause of deaths in India. In Asia, Indians are the highest victim of cancer. Fashion got to pay a heavy price, chewing tobacco, using betel nuts, smoking cigarettes, alcohol, all have their side effects in causing cancer. It affects more men than women. It occurs due to poor health and diet. Nutrition, health care, living conditions and risk behaviours contribute to the development of oral cancer. Continue reading Shocking symptoms of Oral cancer!!

The outcome of untreated dental issues in children

“Children are blessings, a heaven on earth”. All our happiness is no one other than our children. Our child’s growth is the most important thing for us, which is split into different stages. One among them would be, baby’s growth that must be taken more care.  Baby’s growth is ensured by the advancement in other parts like hands and fingers, along with those the growth of their teeth is also one of the main things. If it is affected, then the outcome will be severe. So we must be cautious enough about the dental issues & their prevention with our children. Continue reading The outcome of untreated dental issues in children

MANAGEMENT OF FEAR AND ANXIETY OF DENTAL PROCEDURES IN CHILDREN

FEAR

Taking kids to a dentist is even more challenging as they are really afraid of the dentists and the instruments used by them.  It is a common factor that children usually panic when they are taken to a doctor.  Treating a child patient, specifically becomes a challenging task for a dentist to treat them; hence they use techniques that reduces fear and anxiety among child patients.

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Immediate teeth replacement – Childhood tooth injury

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Injury to the front tooth in childhood is very common. Kids with slightly protruded teeth or poorly aligned teeth are often victims of such injuries. Sometimes the teeth fracture. Many times, the tooth that receives the blow does not crack or fracture but just turns brown over the next few years. They are seldom noticed till teenage, until they become a cosmetic problem. The patient or the parent comes to the dentist with just one request – please turn the tooth white. While masking the colour is an easy treatment, we should not treat such browned teeth lightly since such teeth are prone to cyst formation. When any front tooth receives a sudden blow, the blood supply to the tooth through the tip of the tooth is sometimes crushed resulting in pulp necrosis (death) which leads to the browning of the tooth.
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How to prepare For a Dental Check-up?

To retain a beautiful and healthy smile for life, regular dental check-ups are mandatory. It will help you to prevent the need for major dental treatments in future with the added advantage of cost effectiveness. A recommended healthy habit would be a dental visit for every six months. Enjoy a lifelong dental health with a regular check-up plan!

1) Have a Good Sleep: The ester day before your visit, give your mind and body a relaxed healthy sleep that will soothe your nerves to drive out anxiety.

2) Confirm Your Visit: A few dental clinics may take an initiative to call and confirm your appointment on the prescribed date. If not, it is mandatory that you make sure of your visit again 24 hours in advance and be on time.

3) Transfer Your Previous Records: If you’d had a home or work shift from one area to other, you must verify with your old dentist to transfer your existing dental records to the new dentist in place.

4) Brush and Floss: Don’t take your mouth dirty and stinky when you’re about to go for a dental check-up. Besides helping the dentist to examine it easily, it also serves you with better results.

5) Come Updated: Note that you come prepared with your updated medical history, any insurance and any further details on your health entailed in your document. Know that, the more you make your dentist knows about your health records, the more he/she will be able to give you a more personalized care.

6) Discuss in Detail: Make a checklist of all your queries and problems that you were experiencing such as bleeding, sensitivity or sores. Also, it is important to list down all the medicines and supplements that you take it for your temporary pains. Be honest and answer the questions of the dentist.

7) Confront Dental Anxiety: Propose all your fears about the dental treatment that you’re about to undergo to your dentist in advance so that you both can work together to reduce your anxieties and increase your comfort levels.

8) Fix the Next Checkup: Take down the post-checkup steps to be followed and stick to them accordingly. Also, decide on a follow-up appointment date at your convenience.

Your dentist may need your fullest co-operation and in return, you may also need expert professional guidance. It is of no matter whether you’re visiting a dental clinic for cleaning or check-up or any disease or any complicated treatment, the ultimate necessity is “preparedness”.

 

 

 

 

Children’s Day #BestBabySmile Contest 2015

Children’s day falls in the month of November. To celebrate the innocence of the children, team Apollo White Dental has organised an exclusive contest for all those little ones!
Do you think that your little one has the cutest smile?
Here is your chance to let the world know! Participate in our #BestBabySmile contest! Share with us a picture of your little one smiling with the hashtag #BestBabySmile and stand a chance to win an exciting prize from us!

Please refer to the Terms and conditions.
1: The contest starts from 14th November 2015 and ends on 1st December 2015.
2: Please take a picture of your little one smiling and share it on our page with your name and the hashtag #BestBabySmile.
3: Only one entry per person is allowed.
4: One winner will get a surprise gift from Apollo White Dental.
5: Only kids till 8 years of age will be considered as valid participants of the contest.
6: Team Apollo White Dental will decide the winners in a fair and unbiased manner.
7: Apollo White Dental reserves all rights to the contest.
8: Kindly do not use images from the internet
8: We respect your privacy and we assure you that your information shall be kept confidential.
9: A collage of the images shall be made and posted on our social media pages.

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