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This patient has lost a side tooth due to a large cavity. The most etshetic choice is to use an all-ceramic bridge. Zircoania is a white colored metal that when chemically treated, has a great strenght; it is then layered over with porcelain to create beautiful teeth.
When a patient looses a tooth, it can be very traumatic. In this case; a tooth had to be extracted, and Dr. Muyal placed an implant in the same time. The measurements are taken; and a "screw retained" porcelain crown is seen being connected to the newly placed implant. The patient leaves with his tooth replaced.
Who should have them? In most cases, where crooked teeth or discolored teeth are not very broken down, or braces are not an option for you. Then porcelain veneers can bring back a perfect smile.
Porcelain veneers require minor modifications to the surface of your teeth to allow fitting of a very thin "skin" of porcelain over the...
Most likely candidate for implant supported bridge is a patient with missing two or more teeth in a raw.
In such a case, a dental bridge can be a solution, providing the teeth on either side are healthy and strong enough to support the bridge.
An implant supported bridge is a suitable dental treatment for the right candidate. See our portfolio of cases showing implant supported bridge with our patients.
The prosthetic bridge is anchored in the jaw by two or more implants. It might take few months for tooth sockets to heal properly and create foundation for implants.
In some patients, when bone density is low enough, you may require bone grafting first.
Implant supported bridges can be an alternative to the traditional dentures. If you have lost, or you are in danger of loosing most of your teeth, implant dentures might be your best remedy.
You can also use implant supported dentures to replace your take-out dentures.
Denture paste used to hold traditional dentures in the proper plsce in your mouth is never comfortable nor appetizing for anybody's taste.
On the other hand, implant-supported dentures are held in place by several attachments that are implanted firmly in your jaw.
Empty sockets in your bone after the extractionmust heal properly, to be able to receive implant screws. If necessary, implant dentists might add some bone graft for better hesaling and holding.
The process takes several steps and can extend over few months.
When the bone has healed and implants placed in will tak several months for bone and implants to fuse. Next step is to affix connecting ports to the implants that will be used to attach the implant dentures.