Implant Applications

Nowadays, dental implants are undoubtedly the best alternative to natural teeth. It provides a better speech and chewing function than traditional bridges and prostheses, and brings a natural look to your face.

It is understood that the implant is the most common dental treatment in the 21st century. When the correct diagnosis is performed with sufficient knowledge, experience and equipment, the dental implant is a form of treatment that can provide successful results for the patient and the physician.

What is implant?

Briefly, the implant is the artificial tooth root, which is placed in the jawbone and made of suitable material, in order to restore the function and aesthetics of the missing teeth. (implant = implant = implant = denting = screw thread = screw thread)

Are there any types of implants?

Yes. Various types of implants have been produced after it has been put into use. However, the most popular implant type is ‘screw’ shaped.

Is it safe and durable to treat with implants?

Studies to reveal a safe and high quality implant have been in progress since 1809. Nowadays, the market is very close to perfection, there are implants with 35 years of clinical follow-up and relatively new implant brands. Our dentists will give you more detailed information on this subject.

Can implants be used in every event?

The implant can be used for each event if there is a single tooth or a lack of more than one tooth, if there is enough bone to implant.

Can each patient be implanted?

Implant screws are structures that have a specific thickness and width. Therefore, in the region where the implant is intended to be placed, the jaw bone must have a height and width to accept this implant screw. The quality of the existing bone is also one of the factors affecting the success of the implant. In addition, the gums should be completely healthy before treatment and as long as the implant remains in the mouth. As long as the general health of the patient is good, there is no upper age limit to prevent implantation, but it may not be preferred to apply to very young patients whose bone development is incomplete.

Do I feel pain when implant is placed?

No, if appropriate anesthesia methods are applied. During operation, general or local anesthesia can be used according to patient preference. In general, the pain that can be heard on the evening of implant placement can be relieved by simple painkillers. Many patients state that this pain is not different from the pain after normal tooth extraction. In cases where the treatment is complete without problems, you are comfortable enough to not even feel the presence of implants.

Can my prostheses be inserted immediately after the implants are inserted?

No. In order to achieve complete osteogenesis of the implants, the burden on the implant should be minimized during the first 3-6 months of the recovery period. However, your doctor will return your function by making a temporary prosthesis suitable for you during this recovery period.

I want to have an implant, what is the total duration of treatment?

Implant operations are now only possible in half an hour. The total time depends on the type of operation determined according to your tooth and bone structure. In general, the operation is completed in the third phase after the first operation.

Are the implants clean?

Yes. It is very important. Considering that implants are foreign bodies in the mouth, you appreciate that their cleaning is at least as important as your own teeth or even more important. Although the cleaning of implants requires a certain learning process, it is not difficult. But you need to spend enough time for this job. It is important to remember that the most important factor for the success of this type of treatment is regular oral care.

How is the prosthesis placed on the implants?

The prosthesis on the implants may be of different types depending on the nature of the case. In other words, they can be removed by the patient in order to be easily cleaned, but can also be planned to be removed by the dentist. Both planning have advantages and disadvantages, and your physician will tell you the design that is right for you before your treatment begins.

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