Undergoing surgery to have dental implants Newmarket is not the most common option for those who badly need a permanent replacement for their missing teeth. It is more expensive than having dentures, and it is possibly more uncomfortable and painful after the anesthesia wears out. Nevertheless, dental implants are permanent replacements. They are meant to last a lifetime, although the quality of the crown or tooth replacement also determines how long it may last.
Dental implants replace the roots of missing teeth, regardless if they are due to tooth decay, gum disease, or injury. This is done to give a tooth replacement something to anchor to. About 98% of surgeries are considered successful.
A typical surgery in a Newmarket dental implants clinic lasts an hour, although the length of time is largely affected by the number of implants required and the type of crown preferred. The time frame also excludes the time needed for evaluation and post-surgery care. Furthermore, the preparation before the surgery may be longer if the dentist finds out that the patient has insufficient bone material. A bone deficiency treatment may be requested in this case.
Most dental implant surgeries are performed by general dentists. However, other specializing dentists may be needed, depending on the patient’s dental history and oral health condition.
For instance, a periodontist (a dentist specializing in gum diseases) may be needed to assist the dental surgeon or general dentist if the patient has a severe case of gum disease. An oral surgeon specializing in maxillofacial surgery may also be needed if the cause of tooth loss is due to extreme facial deformity or accident. The patient’s primary dentist decides on a case-to-case basis, so the same situation may not be applicable to another patient, regardless if they have the same oral status.
Dental implants Newmarket is possibly the best option to anyone who needs permanent tooth replacement, regardless of age. Nevertheless, children age 12 and below might need another surgery once they reach adulthood because the jaw can expand larger than what the implant can hold on to. Those who can no longer wear dentures due to gum problems or cosmetics issues may also opt to have dental implants Newmarket as well.
What are their benefits?
As dental implants Newmarket fuse with the jaw over time, eating becomes easier and
brushing becomes normal once again — no more dentures to clean separately, which lowers maintenance cost. Speaking also becomes easier because the patient no longer has to worry about his tooth slipping or falling.
Most importantly, having a dental implant allows a person to regain confidence, which is very important in order to have a normal social life and good emotional health. You can bite, chew, and speak like everyone else. You also do not need any special caring aside from regular brushing and flossing because a dental implant becomes a regular part of your teeth.
Consult your dentist now if you want a permanent solution to your tooth loss problem.