¿What are dental implants?
Dental implants are accessories made of chemically pure titanium, material that is compatible with human biology, created to replace one or more teeth missing and / or lost for any reason, they are able to integrate into the bone to the point of living together healthy and totally natural with the rest of the tissues of the mouth. After placement inside the maxilla or mandible they serve, once they are osseointegrated (intimately attached to the bone), support the new artificial teeth that will be attached to them in a fixed manner, providing the patient with aesthetic biocompatility, function and comfort.
¿Is the treatment with Dental Implants annoying?
It is a minimally invasive procedure performed under local anesthesia and is ambulatory like many other dental treatments and only the noise of the instruments and rotating equipment, sensations of pressure or “runruneo” in the intervened area is perceived. They are very well protocolized and usually performed with minimal or no discomfort, of course when performed by a Specialist Dentist and expert in the area of Oral Implantology, with advanced training for possible complications that may arise in this procedure.
What is the success rate of Dental Implants?
The success rate of implant rehabilitation is very high, over 96%.
Advantages of Dental Implants
The replacement of teeth with dental implants have many advantages over other traditional prostheses because in addition to replacing it or lost teeth in a fixed and natural way does not damage or alter neighboring teeth, preserving bone and gums in the best possible way, avoiding facial aging secondary to the loss of teeth. Therefore, it provides greater security when talking and comfort for the patient, also increasing self-esteem and efficiency in the chewing of food, allowing the patient to return to normal daily activities overcoming complexes associated with tooth loss or use of traditional prostheses , Generally generating better quality of life for our patients with an aesthetic and natural function in their smile.
Am I a good candidate for a treatment with Dental Implants?
There is no age limit that contraindicates the treatment with Dental Implants, because this treatment can be performed from 18 years in patients with good health, or with controlled diseases such as hypertension and diabetes.
The majority of patients who have suffered the loss of a tooth or of all teeth today are candidates for this type of treatment, the characteristics and complexities of each particular case must be evaluated and resolved, with many technological advances within reach. Dental implants, bone grafts and surgical techniques.
Any contraindication for the placement of dental implants?
- Periodontal disease not controlled.
- Excessive smokers
- Patient with osteoporosis and taking bisphosphonates for more than three years.
- Diabetics not controlled.
- Unregulated coagulation disorders.
- Immunosuppressed patients (patients with chemotherapy and / or radiotherapy).
- Alcoholics, drug addicts, patients with psychosis.
- Bruxism or parafunctional habits.
Are there risks of loss or failure of treatments with Dental Implants?
The risk of loss of a Dental Implant is very low, if it is performed by a specialist and placed under protocols and biosafety standards the risk of losing an implant would be very small.
Based on the research there is only 3% to 5% risk of implant loss, although it is a very low percentage, it is necessary that patients know the risks in this regard and are well informed.
When the implant fails, it must be removed, the possible causes must be evaluated and the installation of a new implant in the area must be planned, because if an implant fails there is no contraindication to carry out the treatment again.
What are the risks of this treatment?
There are risks as in any surgical intervention, the most common being the infection of the treated site, hemorrhage, the loss of the implant or the bruises. It is important to ask about the specific risks in each case and remember that if the appropriate protocols are followed by a specialist the risks of complications in this treatment are very low. It is also very important that the patient follow the care, instructions and maintain good oral hygiene. Remember that both the dental implant and natural teeth need proper hygiene as well as constant monitoring and controls of the professional, as they can present problems over time such as natural dentition due to lack of care.
You will be assisted by the expert in the area of implantology Dr. Silvio Junen Gómez Díaz, Graduated as a specialist in oral implantology (UASD).
- Advanced course in maxillary sinus lift and bone grafts, Rene Descartes University Paris (France).
- Former Professor of the specialty in implantology Oral (UASD).
- Course of immediate loading on implants and occlusion, Sao Paulo (Brazil).
- Course of complications and advanced surgery IDEDA Rep. Dom.
- Course updated in Guided Bone Regeneration, Novabone Bioactive synthetic bone graft, Gainesville Florida US.
- IDEDA advanced surgery course.
- Course in bone regeneration in vertical defects with Dr. Pier Gallo.
- Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry and Smile Design-Colombia.
- Course in Advanced Implantology and Immediate Loading, in the Valencian Institute of Immediate Implantology, Valencia (Spain).
Did you know that dental implants are one of the best treatment options to replace lost teeth?
Instead of using removable prostheses or using the adjacent teeth as support, such is the case with the use of bridges. Dental implants are long-term substitute components that I will place surgically in the jaw bones, which helps to complete our teeth again, giving us an artificial tooth that looks aesthetically very well and that fulfills all the masticatory functions that we need as if It was a natural tooth.
Why is the dental implant firmly in place?
The root of the implant that has the shape of a screw as seen in the previous image, naturally joins the bone, remaining firmly in the bone. This process is known as Osseointegration, which in other words is the procedure in which the human body establishes a direct integration between bone and titanium, which is the material used to make the implant. The procedure lasts about 3 to 6 months and is known as implant restoration.
And as a result…
The dental implant is attached to the jaw bone or upper jaw as the case may be, which allows the prosthesis or dental crown to be placed on it, to give the implant the appearance of a natural tooth.
Frequently asked questions
No, the placement of dental implants is not painful, they are usually placed under local anesthesia and on an outpatient basis.
They can be placed in only 15, 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the location and the number of implants to be placed.
Implants can last for many years, decades if they are taken care of properly.
When the process is successful, we talk about 60 to 180 days from the placement of the implant until the end of the treatment with the final tooth. It is not an exact time since it depends on the type of bone and the physiology of each patient and the fixation of the implant.
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