| Your dentist will make certain that the implants won’t show during all typical movements of the mouth and lips. You will need to have an opportunity to see them, for cleaning them properly. |
Do I Have an Implant for Each Missing Tooth?
You cannot to have an implant, unless you’re only having a single tooth replaced. Usually, five or six implants are used to replace all the teeth in one jaw, as each implant can regularly support two teeth. For a few missing teeth, two or three implants may be used.
What Happens if the Implant Doesn't Bond (Integrate) With the Bone?
The cases when the implant does not integrate with the bone are very rare. If the implant becomes loose during the healing period or just after, then it is easily removed and healing takes place in the normal way. As soon as the jaw has healed, another implant can be placed there. Otherwise the dentist can make a bridge, using the implanted false teeth that have ‘taken’.
Is Dental Implant Treatment Expensive?
Regrettably dental implant treatment is moderately expensive. On the other hand, in many situations, the cost of the treatment is only to some extend higher than the cost of more conventional treatment with crowns and bridges. There are benefits of it, as well. To replace a single tooth an implant avoids the need to cut down the teeth either side for crowns to support a bridge. Normal dentures often suggest you can’t eat or speak well, owing to the dentures moving about. Although teeth attached to an implant don’t cause this problem.
Where Can I Get Dental Implant Treatment?
Consult to your dentist, so you can be referred to a specialist for assessment and treatment. Your dentist may already accomplish some or all of this type of treatment and will give you the advice you need.
Bear in mind to ask exactly what treatment is proposed, what level of knowledge the dentist has in this work, the total cost of the treatment and what the alternatives are. If you are discontented with any of the answers then do ask for another opinion. You will be spending a lot of time, effort and money so you must be sure that you know what you are getting at the long run.