What is implant (insert tooth)?
Dental implant is the artificial tooth root which is placed in the jawbone and made from the appropriate material in order to regain the function and aesthetics of the missing teeth. The traditional coating is a much safer, functional alternative treatment compared to the bridge and the head prostheses.
What are the benefits of implant application?
Implant treatment is a comfortable, robust and reliable application. Prostheses made on the implant form a natural structure while taking the place of real teeth. As the missing teeth are completed, healthy teeth are untouched. It lasts much longer than all prostheses.
With the confidence it feels, it will eliminate the negative psychological effects of tooth deficiency.
Is implant treatment longevity?
The work to create a safe implant has been ongoing since the early 1800’s. Today, there are implants in the market with very close to perfection, 35-40 years of clinical follow-up. Your dentist will give you more detailed information in this regard.
In which conditions can implant treatment performed?
Implant treatment can be applied for any situation, whether single tooth or multiple missing tooth if there is bone in the proper volume to implant.
Can it be applied to every patient?
Implant screws are structures that have a specific thickness and width. For this reason, in the area where implant placement is projected, the jawbone must have the height and width to accept this implant screw. The quality of the current bone is one of the factors affecting the success of the implant.
In addition, as long as the implant remains in the mouth and before the treatment, the gingiva must be completely healthy. There is no upper age limit to prevent implant application as long as the general health condition of the patient is good. Implant can be applied to anyone with a good general health condition. However, implementation may not be preferred for very young patients whose bone development has not been completed.
Do I feel pain when the implant is places?
No, if appropriate anesthesia methods are applied. General or local anesthesia can be used depending on patient preference during operation. After the surgery, It can be a pain similar to pain after tooth extraction. Usually this pain can be relieved with simple painkillers in the evening when the implant is placed. In cases where treatment is completed without problems, you are comfortable enough not to feel the presence of the implants
We want you to ask our other patients, how do they feel after implant treatment. Our doctors and office team are always with you to make you feel comfortable.
How long is the total treatment time?
Nowadays Implant operations can even be done in just 10 minutes only. The total time varies according to the operation scheme determined according to your tooth and bone structure. Usually, the operation is finished in the second month after the first operation. In the meantime, you can continue your normal daily life with removable temporary prosthetics.
Can my prosthesis be inserted immediately after implant placement?
In order to achieve full integration of the bone fusion dental implant (Osseointegration), the load on the implant should be reduced to the minimum during the first 2-3 months.
Your doctor will not leave you toothless by making a temporary removable prosthesis suitable for you during this healing period.
Then the permanent teeth will be mounted on your implants and the treatment will be finalized.
Is cleaning of implants important?
Yes, . It is also very important. If the implants are thought to be foreign bodies in the mouth, we would like to state that cleaning of them is at least as important as your own teeth, even more important . Implant cleaning is not much different from cleaning your normal teeth, and your dentist will tell you about the cleaning methods in detail. What you need to remember is, the most important factor for the success of this type of treatment is regular oral care.
How are the implant supported dental prosthesis?
Implant supported dental prosthesis can be in different types according to the nature of the case. These can be planned to be removed by the patient for easy cleaning purposes, or as to be removed by the dentist.
Both planning have advantages and disadvantages, and your physician will tell you about the suitable design for you before your treatment begins.
Do I need an implant for each missing tooth?
No. If the number of missing teeth is more than one, a single implant may serve for 2-3 teeth depending on the area where implant placement is projected .
What happens if the implant screw does not fuse with the bone (Failed Osseointegration)?
If the proper implant and method is used, there is little if any such possibility. This type of failure usually occurs within the first 3 months following surgery. In such a case, the implant should be displaced with a procedure as easy as tooth extraction. A new implant can be placed following the healing of the bone in this area, or one of the classical prostheses can be preferred. However, in general, the remaining implants are sufficient to serve with the redesign of the prosthesis in cases where more than two implants are implanted.
Where and how an implant treatment can be performed?
Before you begin this type of treatment, it is necessary to obtain adequate and accurate information, first of all, in terms of your own health. In this regard, our specialists have the knowledge that can give you all the guidance you need. In addition, the faculties of dentistry can be informed correctly. Implant treatment is a method of treatment that improves the quality of life of patients and makes the face laugh if it is performed correctly in selected cases and in accordance with the procedure. Since we believe that such a successful treatment should benefit the patients in our country as well as the whole world, there will be no charge for the applications you have made to learn about implant treatment. During this examination, it is the most accurate method to place implants to determine whether you are a patient suitable for treatment, to make the prosthesis, and to examine you for the subsequent periodic gum care. During this examination, you will be informed about your general health status and you will be asked to take some tests if deemed necessary. At this stage, you will also be able to obtain various X-rays and the models of your mouth.
What are the risks associated with implant treatment?
There is no risk beyond the risks that may occur in oral or other surgical procedures. These may occur in the early stages of infection and allergies, and in the late period after the completion of the prostheses, the inflammation of the inadequate oral cleansing can arise. In particular, smoking during the early period increases the risk of infection.
What benefits does implant treatment offer?
a) patients who have lost all the teeth in the lower jaw and carry prostheses: These patients are constantly suffering from persistent pain (Vuruk) and good They complain about not chewing. This complaint becomes even more increased by the melting of the bone tissue which supports the prosthe in time. In this type of patient, implant treatment also stops the bone melting as it eliminates all complaints above. b) Patients who have lost all teeth in the upper jaw and carry prostheses: Although upper prostheses are more stable compared to lower jaw prostheses, the design of the prosthetic palate can reduce the sense of taste and cause nausea. c) Patients who have lost a portion of their teeth in the lower or upper jaw: the ugly image of the prosthesis, which is attached to the patient’s complaint with hooks, or its robust teeth for bridging can be considered as mandatory. d) Patients who have lost a single tooth: For the restoration of a single tooth in classical treatment methods, the minimum neighbor has to sacrifice two females. In such cases, the emergence of more aesthetic and functional results as the adjacent teeth are recovered by placing a single implant.
What are the disadvantages of implant treatment?
• Slightly more expensive than conventional systems • It requires proper and orderly oral care.
What are the advantages of implant treatment?
• Better aesthetic appearance • Better chewing-eating whatever you want • A happier social life with the recovery of self-confidence • everything Healthier and more balanced diet depending on food
What is done in an implant exam?
During this examination, implants are placed in order to determine whether you are a patient suitable for treatment, will make the prosthesis and It is the most accurate method for the specialist physicians to take care of the next periodical gum treatment. During this examination you will be informed about your general health status and you may be asked to take some tests if necessary. This stage may also require a variety of X-ray reviews and your mouth models.
Are all implants successful?
There are many factors to consider when deciding on implant placement. Firstly, the patient should be healthy, the patient’s healing power should be fulfilled. For example, if the patient is not controlled, the diabetic can create a semi-healing complication. In addition, the patient should be examined and the appropriate implant and implantation method should be carefully selected. Implants should be carefully placed and cared for by the dentist, as well as the patient should show special attention. If the patient does not do well with the implant treatment, complications may occur. In addition to these, the success of implants is negatively affected in patients who are smokers and use excess alcohol.
What is the life time of implants?
implants have been observed to remain smoothly in the mouth for up to thirty years. The life of the implant depends on a lot of factors. The patient’s health and the care of the implants are two of them. Implants can be used for a lifetime if necessary maintenance is performed. Your dentist can explain a lot of factors affecting their lives and your risks.
Is the person's age a major factor in the implant application decision?
No. Health is a much more important factor than age. The surgical risks of many patients in the 70-80 ‘s are younger but less than patients with health problems. In addition, older people are more likely to have implant needs than teenagers ‘ needs because they have more teeth loss in the elderly.
Is it possible that implants are rejected by the body?
] Implants are made of substances that have no adverse effects for the organism, and have been subjected to intensive research for years. These substances are substances that are never part of a living organism. It is not possible for the body to produce antigen against them and reject them as they do in heart and kidney transplanting.
Is there a risk of cancer?
In medical literature, no findings indicate that implants are causing cancer.
Are implants used for cosmetic purposes?
Implants are generally not used for cosmetic reasons. The purpose of using implants is to provide the basis for prosthetic teeth. Cosmetic corrections can be made using prosthetic teeth, but you must provide your dentist with your expectations before you begin such treatment.
Is the success of implants guaranteed?
Implant application techniques are highly developed, but may fail in very rare cases. In such cases, it should be started with operations aimed at fixing the problem first. We can give you the necessary information about the care of your implant and examine it when necessary. We will do our best to make the implants successful, but you have the same effort.
How long does implant placement take?
This time depends on your situation, your needs and the processing to be done. One surgery can take 10 minutes to a few hours. An entire treatment can also be done with an operation, requiring a series of surgeries and appointments. Full recovery may take 3-4 months.
How long should I take permission?
We usually recommend the day of surgery and the rest for a few days following. There may be swelling, pain and bruising at the surgical site, and it should be noted again that you will never be toothless during treatment. In most cases, a day or a weekend can be sufficient for all these operations.