Frequently Asked Questions
Why do we need to replace missing teeth and what are dental implants?
If you have a missing tooth or several teeth ,it can create several problems.It can affect your ability to chew food, smile ,talk and create gum and teeth malalignment problems. There are different methods to replace missing teeth namely, removable prostheses, fixed bridges and dental implants. Dental implants are titanium fixtures placed inside the bone to support a crown, bridge or denture.They are the most viable options as they don’t affect the teeth adjacent to the missing space
How long does a dental implant procedure take?
Placing a single implant may take as little as thirty minutes, while a complex surgery requiring multiple replacements can take up-to 3–4 hours.
After the implant is placed, the patient is called after 4-6 months. Once the implant is integrated with the bone, its uncovered and a healing abutment placed for 1-2 weeks. Another appointment is scheduled, to take impressions for the final prostheses.
What is the procedure of placing dental implants?
The surgical area is first anaesthetised. Once the site is numb ,the surgeon makes a cut to open your gum and expose the bone. Holes are drilled into the bone where the dental implant will be placed.Once the implant is placed, a cover screw is placed on top and the gums are closed with a suture.
Is dental implants procedure painful?
Being in need of a procedure is typically more painful than the actual experience itself.Most patients who have received dental implants say that there is very little discomfort involved in the procedure. Nowadays needleless injections are used making it more comfortable for the patient Local anesthesia can be used during the procedure, and most patients report that implants involve less pain than a tooth extraction.
What’s the cost of dental implants?
Implants cost range from 15999inr to 55999inr depending upon the type of implant chosen in our practice.