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Is oral sedation at the dentist office common? The patient usually has little to no memory of the implant dental procedure? Pill takes place of shots?
A Useful Tool: Many patients cannot tolerate dental procedures while awake. A range of solutions is available from mild sedation (a pill) to full anesthesia in a hospital setting. Check with your dentist, the Internet or the yellow pages for the names of sedation dentists near you.what you'll need depends on your state of mind, health and the work that needs to be done. Good luck! ...Read more
I have front tooth implant dental bridge many years ago. Will it be safe to do cervical (neck) MRI? Does that affect the results of MRI scan?
$1200 to $3000: The advantages of having dental implants are the natural look, feel and function of real teeth and they are a permanent solution for missing teeth. The costs of dental implants will vary depending on your geographical location. The average fee for one implant ranges from $1200 to $3000. Just remember, if the maintenance is done properly, dental implants can last a lifetime. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dental implant: A dental implant looks like a metal bolt. Of course it comes in a sterile pack, is composed of titanium, and has a special coating on it to help the bone grow around it (integrate). Once the implant is placed, it takes atleast a few months to integrate into the bond and then a metal post (abutment) is placed. This is what sticks up out of the gums. Then your will get a crown on the abutment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Appearance/cost: Dental implants give an excellent result in appearance. They can look very similar to your original tooth. Also they do not require any special care like a bridge or false teeth may require. The drawback has to do with cost which is quite high and the time it takes to do an effective implant. If you get an implant make sure that you see a dentist that does implants regularly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dental implant: Typically you have the implant placed and have to wait 3-6 months for the bone to heal around the implant (or integrate). Your dentist will decide how much time is needed for integration of the implant. It also depends on the location and type of bone the implant is placed in. Then you come in and have an impression taken. Once the impression is taken, then it takes 2-3 weeks for the crown. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dental implant: You don't have to do anything except pay for it. If you dentist does do implants then get them to refer you to someone that does. The procedure involves getting evaluation, getting the implant placed, waiting 3-6 months for healing, then getting the crown placed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Teeth could shift: Teeth that shift will not occlude correctly, resulting in an inefficient bite. This will put additional stress on your other teeth. The shifting, tilted teeth can end up with periodontal bone loss. Supererupted antagonist teeth may result in occusal prematurities. Consider replacing the missing tooth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Bone loss: After a tooth is removed, the most obvious result is a gap in your smile. Less obvious is the loss of chewing ability. While these are serious issues to consider, a potentially bigger problem lies hidden beneath the gum call bone loss. Without your teeth and bone loss, your face will begin to look prematurely aged. The good news is that tooth replacement with dental implants help prevent bone loss ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No, needs to b seen: Was the implant itself (fixture) placed recently or a long time ago? Does it hurt with pressure only? Are you sure it's that implant tooth and not the adjacent teeth? Is it a single implant or part of an implant prosthesis? Did something happen suddenly or has this been developing over time? You would have to see a dentist in person who can examine and x-ray the area and tell you what's going on. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dental implant: The dental implant procedure is usually a three stages process requiring a minor oral surgery that is performed by your dentist or an oral surgeon. After implant is integrated a crown is placed that looks, feels, and functions like your natural teeth. If dental implant properly cared for, they can last a lifetime! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery &Restoration: The implant fixture is first placed with surgery, then a dental prosthetic (a tooth, bridge or denture) is added to the implant. A variable amount of healing time is required before a dental prosthetic (a tooth, bridge or denture) is attached to the implant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Replace tooth root: If it is a healed site, under local anesthesia, with no pain, an opening in the jaw is established with a series of drills. The root replacement (implant) is screwed into the jaw. This provides the support for a new tooth. The techniques are efficient, pain free (during and after) there will be minimal soreness and bleeding, back to work in the afternoon following a morning insertion. ...Read more
Call your dentist: Today's dental implant is virtually indistinguishable from other natural teeth and could be done in one simple easy step. Dental Implant can improve your function, look and the quality of your life. General dentists usually determine if an implant is appropriate for you, but sometimes they may refer you to a dental surgeon or periodontist. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RCT and Implants: In the hands of an experienced and competent dentist both procedures have a very high success rate. Typical complications are infection and possible failure. It is best to have all your questions answered by a dentist who has personally examined you and has x-rays of your teeth and supporting structures. Pros, cons, complications, prognosis and recommendations should be discussed before treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A friend told me that his dental implant abuttment was directionally adjustable. Is this really available on the market?
I had a post put in for my dental implant. He stiched it up so I'm assuming it's there but why can't I c it. I had it done today?
Can it be that a Strauman dental implant can osseointegrate in 2 months time, as opposed, to a different manufacturer at 3 months?
Patience..: There may be slight variances in healing times between patients and implant surfaces, but a time tested waiting period is your safest bet. We live in a society where people want instant results, and unfortunately, from a biological standpoint, that isn't always possible. Imagine restoring the implant prematurely only to have it fail 3 months later due to inadequate integration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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