Dental Implants in Maghera

What are dental implants?

  • Dental implants can be used to replace a single lost tooth or many missing teeth
  • A dental implant is a substitute for a natural root
  • Used to support crowns, bridges, or dentures and are surgically placed into the jawbone
  • Small screw made of titanium, metal alloys or ceramic that bonds with the jaw
  • Provides a stable foundation for replacement teeth
  • Preserves the neighbouring teeth and bone structure

Do I have to qualify to have dental implants?

  • If you have good general health then they will certainly work for you
  • You should have a sufficient amount of good-quality bone. However, you may still qualify for implants even if you have lost a significant amount
  • Good oral hygiene is ideal
  • You will be expected to answer detailed questions concerning your medical history and you will receive a complete examination of your mouth and teeth

Does it hurt?

  • The procedure is usually performed in surgery under local anaesthesia or sedation
  • Many patients report that having a dental implant is no more painful than having a tooth extracted
  • You will experience some minor swelling and occasionally bruising afterwards
  • Simple painkillers can alleviate this pain
  • Always follow instructions from your dentist so as to prevent further complications

What is the procedure?

  • Dental implants are surgically placed into the jawbone • Gum tissue is opened to expose and prepare the bone
  • The implant is then placed and the tissue stitched
  • The stitches are typically removed, 7 to 14 days after surgery
  • Healing process takes three to six months for the implant to become part of the lower jaw
  • When the gum tissue is ready, a special post is attached to the implant
  • A crown is made and shaded to match your existing teeth. The crown is then slipped over the post and cemented
  • Final result: Crown appears as a natural tooth
  • Operation may take from 30 minutes for a single dental implant to several hours for complex surgery

What are the costs?

  • Dental implants are more affordable than ever before
  • Cost of dental implants is dependent upon the individual case
  • We will discuss the question of cost in detail and help you make financial arrangements
  • There are a number of financing options
  • Sometimes covered at least partially by insurance, depending on your policy
  • Some patients require additional procedures that can add to the cost of the treatment plan

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