Dental implants are a popular choice of cosmetic dentists for their ability to replace missing or damaged teeth. Whether you wear partial or full dentures, need to replace multiple missing teeth or just want to replace some or all of your missing teeth, denture-like dental implants are a great choice for aesthetic results that will be virtually indistinguishable from those of the real thing. Although this option is not without its drawbacks, with a little care and attention to detail, implants will provide you with the new smile of your dreams.
The process of dental implant extraction starts with the dentist removing the implant itself. The tooth itself can be sent to the lab to be ground up and sent to the laboratory for implant grinding, which is a process used to make it easier to prepare for implant removal and preparation for the actual procedure. After this is done, the dentist will use dental drill bits to remove the implant from the root and into the laboratory for preparation and grinding.
Once the root of the tooth has been cleaned and sterilized the implant can then be ground and ready for insertion. In most cases the implant will be inserted into the jawbone and then covered by a gummy material. The root and gummy material will then be removed from the implant and placed in an incubator so that the implant can grow in its own body. This process can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months depending on the implant size and weight. It is important to remember that the longer the implant stays in the patient’s mouth the more work that has to be done on it and the more likely it is that it will rupture.
Once the implants have grown in the body and they are solid enough, the dentist will remove them and send them to the lab where they will be prepared for the actual implantation. When implants are implanted they will come in several different sizes and each size will be slightly different than the previous one. This is because when the root grows they grow at different speeds and a larger implant will be able to fit a smaller root. As the root grows the implant can also grow until it reaches a desired level of thickness and can support the remaining tooth or teeth.
When the dental implant is in place the denture is connected to the implant through the bone and the dentist places a metal screw over the implant in order to secure the tooth. It is important that the screw is placed over the implant properly or the implant can be pulled off with no problem. If the screw is not screwed correctly then the tooth will come loose after the implant wears out and may not stay in place.
Dental implant ions are very safe and require very little work on the part of the patient. It is important to remember to follow the proper post-operative care and guidelines after the procedure to prevent any complications. Although dental implant extractions are a cosmetic procedure, they are still a surgical procedure to be carefully followed and treated.