Artificial tooth structures made in order restore function to the region with tooth deficiency are called implants, the implant consists of 2 separate parts. The first is the titanium screw that forms the substructure and is placed in the jawbone and the second is the upper structure that will fulfill the functions of the tooth. The upper structure in order to fulfill the eating function such as chewing and cutting. The substructure imitates the root structure of the natural tooth.
Titanium material is a special material. It maintains its strength and function for many years without causing any reaction in the body. It is a very reliable the bone structure in arm and hip fractures, as well as for tooth deficiencies in the mouth.
So is implant treatment a reliable treatment?
If the implant is done correctly, it is a reliable and successful treatment application. Before the implant is applied, the systemic condition of the patient should be evaluated by the dentist.
How many years can the implant be used?
The success of the implant depends on the duration of stay in the mouth, attention to oral hygiene and not disrupting the dentist’s controls. If proper oral care is not done, infection may develop and complaints such as bleeding or pain may occur just like natural teeth. For example, if you smoke the chemicals and toxic effects in the cigarette negatively affect the use of implants. Briefly, the life of the implant may depend on many factors. It is armed to stay in the mouth for the longest time with healthy and regular controls. For a life-time guaranteed implant, you should definitely choose a certified implant brand and ask your dentist for the certificate of your implant.
Whether the implant is a painful procedure is another issue that is curious. Placement of the implant is often a more comfortable procedure than your tooth extraction. It is mostly performed under local anesthesia. You will not feel any pain during the procedure. In order not to feel pain after the operation, you must follow your dentist’s medication and recommendations.
You many ask what happens if the jawbone and implant do not join after the implant is applied. This can happen very rarely. Uncontrolled diabetes, bad (insufficient) oral care, excessive smoking and alcohol use etc., it may be user-related, tissue, implant or application-related. In this case, the implant substructure is removed and bone is left to heal. After the jaw bone heals, this ares can be re-implanted.
Depending on the bone structure, if the implant can be placed sturdy, a temporary tooth can be made on the implant within one day. In cases where the implant can not be placed sturdy due to its bone structure, temporary prosthesis can be made by taking support from the side teeth or palate.
The implant allows you to have a tooth without cutting neighboring teeth in case of single tooth deficiencies. Since porcelain crowns or bridges can not be made in the back of the jaw, in the posterior region, toothless endings , this area is treated with a fixed restoration. It provides treatment with fixed or removable prostheses in cases of complete edentulism it prevents physiological bone resorption in the one where is it applied and ensures that the bone is preserved.
Before deciding on the implant application, you should decide in advance the brand of the implant to be applied. After the implant application , you should definitely ask your doctor for the certificate of the implant applied and keep this certificate. İf you have a problem with your implant later, you will need the information contained in this certificate.
Regular and correct dental care and oral hygiene are of great importance. You should brush regularly, use dental floss and mouth wash (shower). It is recommended that you have a routine dentist check-up every 6 months.
Depending on the suitability of our patients, all implant procedures can take 2-4 months, and within 1-2 days, we can send our patients off from the Clinic without giving up their aesthetics, without leaving them toothless. If there is a bone deficiency in our patients we plan to apply implant, bone enhancement is performed by the person himself or by means of bone grafts obtained as fabrications. This allows the implants to be made. In such a case, the time can may be extend.
*Uncontrolled diabetes patients *People who use immunosuppressive drugs after organ transplantation. *After radiotherapy or chemotherapy recently made. *People under 18 years of age who have not completed their development. *People with severe bleeding problems *People with severe cardiovascular problems *People who use bisphosponate derivatives against bone resorption for postmenopausal and oncological treatment.