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How Long Does It Take for Dental Implants to Heal?

Dental implants are complex and serious procedures, but they do have high success rates. When it comes to healing time for the dental implant process, each patient’s mileage may vary. Many factors can impact the healing rate, including the following:

  • How many teeth were affected by the procedure
  • If the surgery required bone or gum grafting
  • If the patient has gum disease, periodontal disease, or poor oral health in general

Every patient will heal differently no matter how well they follow their treatment plan, with some people taking longer to heal than others. While natural teeth are not impacted by dental implant surgery, tooth roots may become irritated after the procedure.

Reasons to Get Your Dental Implants Done Locally

Are you considering a dental implant? A dental implant is a metal post made out of titanium. It is surgically positioned in the jaw into surrounding bone underneath the gums, allowing the dental specialist to mount tooth replacements or place a bridge in that part of the mouth. Unlike removable dentures, dental implants don’t fall out or come loose. A dental implant can also improve oral health since it won’t need to be anchored to a natural tooth. To be a candidate for dental implants, you’ll need adequate bone and healthy gums to support the implant. If your bones are too soft or thin, you might need to get bone grafting to support the implant. Below are the top five things you need to know about getting your dental implants done locally. 

Can Dental Implants Be Replaced

Understanding The Lifespan Of Dental Implants

If you’re considering tooth replacement options like an implant-supported crown, bridge or dentures at Central Periodontics, you may be wondering how long you can expect these implant systems to last in the long term. What are the success rates of dental implants at 10 years, even 20 years? Will my artificial teeth ever fail? What happens if the implant site becomes infected?

In this article, we’ll answer everything that you need to know. Read on, and see why an artificial tooth and a dental implant is the best way to restore natural teeth – and your confidence in your smile. Get all the details about whether dental implants can be replaced from Central Periodontics below!

Are Dental Implants Necessary

Why Are They Better Than Bridges And Dentures?

Whether you are missing a single tooth or several teeth, you may be considering removable dentures like partial or full dentures, or a dental bridge, as well as dental implants. Replacing teeth with a prosthetic like a bridge, implant, or denture is important, as tooth replacement will help preserve your smile, and restore the natural function of your teeth. 

But you may be wondering if dental implants are really necessary. They are expensive, especially compared to removable dentures or a dental bridge. Do you really need one? Are they necessary, and are they really a better option compared to an alternative dental treatment? In this article from Central Periodontics, we’ll answer all of those questions – and much more. 

Dental Implants For Front Teeth

Understanding The Treatment Process

Whether you have had a failed root canal treatment, or your tooth is being affected by periodontal disease or tooth decay, you may be wondering whether you should have a dental implant for your front tooth – or if another treatment like a partial denture or a dental bridge is better.

The good news is that you can have dental implants for your front teeth, and this procedure is quite common. Many patients can and do opt for a dental implant to replace a single missing tooth, or even multiple teeth that are damaged, especially among the upper front teeth.

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

Understanding The Basics Of Implant Dentistry

If you’re interested in replacement teeth, and have been exploring dental implant surgery, you may have some serious questions about the process of surgery, and how do these artificial teeth replace your natural teeth.

One of the most common questions asked is “What are dental implants made of”? So, in this article, we’ll go over the anatomy of a dental implant, step by step, and answer all of your questions about how an artificial tooth is made and placed with a dental implant.

What Is A Periodontist?

Understanding Gum Specialists (And What do They Do)

Whether you’re looking for a new dentist, or your general dentist has referred you to a periodontic specialist, you may be wondering what these doctors actually do.

Well, it’s in the name! “Periodontal” conditions refer to any disease or condition of the gum and tooth supporting bone tissue. This means that a periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, as well as related conditions and issues.

These can include damage to the teeth and gums, tooth loss, the placement of dental implants, and much more, including cosmetic periodontal procedures like gum reduction surgery.

The Dental Implant Process

Understanding The Dental Implant Process, Common Issues And Complications

 At Central Periodontics, Dr. Bikram Sethi is an experienced implant dentist. If you’re worried about common issues and complications with dental implants, we can help you understand the entire process of dental implant treatment.

In this article, we’ll break down the basics about the dental implant process. We will also discuss complementary procedures like bone grafts and sinus lifts, and discuss some of the common problems that may occur after a dental implant.