How long does a dental implant procedure take?
Dental implants Herefordshire are a trusted and respected form of tooth replacement that can allow patients to restore their smile in a permanent way. This treatment can be used to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth or even an entire set of teeth. The procedure length can differ from person to person. In the initial stage patients will be assessed on their suitability to have implants fitted. Any preparatory work will then be completed to ensure that the mouth and gums are healthy before the treatment begins. Once the implant has been fitted then there will be sufficient time required to allow the site of the implant to be healed. This could take a number of weeks, or indeed up to six months. Patients need to be assured that they are in the best possible hands when it comes to getting this treatment. If a patient is considering this procedure then they should consider reading this article, where it will be discussed how the implants are fitted and include more information on the length of time this treatment could take.
Do gums grow around dental implants?
Dental implants are fitted directly into the jawbone, this creates a strong support base for the future dental work that will take place to complete this treatment. The implant is then used to hold the new false tooth in place in the same way that roots support natural teeth. This treatment allows the root and crown of a tooth to be replaced and allows teeth to be restored in strength and appearance. The implant is made out of titanium and encourages bone and blood vessels to grow around it to fix it into the gum. If patients find that they do not have enough bone density then they can have their implant fitted at the site of their cheekbone. Other treatments are also available for those who have sufficient bone density. The dentist taking care of each patient will ensure that they understand the process that they are going through and answer any questions that they may have. Patients should read on to the next section if they think that this could be the treatment for them.
Can dental implants be fitted in one day?
The implants can provide stability, durability and comfort. Immediate loading is possible, but this will depend on each patient’s unique situation. The dentist will work with the patient to determine what kind of treatment will be the best for them and their smile. Patients who think that this treatment could be for them should consider getting in contact with their practice to set up an initial consultation. If patients have any questions about this course of treatment, then they should consider calling the practice or having a look at the website. A patient’s smile is a dental practice’s main concern and every effort will be made to ensure that their smile looks and feels great. The implants will look and feel like the teeth that were initially lost, helping patients to feel better about their smile again.