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Getting a Dental Implant

Getting Ready to Get a Dental Implant

Millions of people in the world have at least one dental implant. The technology that makes it easy to install and shape has caused the need to gain more insight in the field. With this information, the work done by nurses before the operation cannot be ignored. Getting transplants is a standard procedure, but the best way to ensure successful implant is laying out a plan. 

Almost everyone without teeth can get transplants. However, if you are a smoker, or diabetic, the chances of implants being successful will be significantly lower. Therefore, bringing these issues during consultation with a dentist can help them adjust a special plan for your implant. 

It’s important that you get a dental implant as soon as you can. When you lose a tooth, the bone around your root will shrink. You will lose more than a quarter of bone tissue within the first year. This process continues in the upcoming years, and once the bone disappears, the jawbone shrinks. If your teeth are displaced immediately before the transplant, the bone can be prevented from shrinking through bone grafting. In other scenarios, a bone can be made to grow. Installed transplants are made to be part of the present bone. This makes the bone remain to cling even after your teeth are removed. 

Depending on your needs, there are two types of implants you can get. The first is multiple tooth replacement; the second is single tooth replacement. With the multiple teeth replacement, healing takes place first through the inserted cap. After healing, a permanent fixture is put in place. With the second option, a crown is made and attached to the implant. 

Your implants will always, feel, act, and look like natural teeth even though they are structurally varied. Consult a well-reviewed dentist to avoid these diseases. Dr. Cohen of One Stop Implants has a thorough understanding of treating tooth, gum, and other oral problems. A quarterly check up with Dr. Cohen allows him to watch your oral health help prevent tooth-associated illnesses before starting. Please be sure to schedule an appointment online, or call us today for more information about how dental implants can benefit you!

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