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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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