TEETH IMPLANTATION is a method to restore the missing teeth. Tooth implants are metal posts, similar to screws, which are placed into a jaw and replace natural roots of teeth. They also serve as a support for the dentures (crowns, bridges and plates). Tooth implants are made of titanium alloy, which is very strong, resistant to corrosion and biologically suitable for a human body. With a proper care, these implants can la
Implants can be placed not only into the lower jaw but also into the upper, for patients of any age with a fully formed jaw (usually from age 18). Tooth implants can replace the roots of one, several or even all missing teeth. They fully restore the function of chewing, aesthetical view and protects from deterioration of the jaw bone.
This procedure involves surgical intervention (placing the implant into the bone), thus a patient should be healthy enough, have healthy gums and adequate jaw size. Detailed dental consultation is a must before the implantation. In order to evaluate the situation, X-ray examination is applied.
Usually the whole procedure of teeth implantation lasts four months. During that period, a patient should visit the doctor 4-5 times. Teeth implantation can be divided into two phases: