Single and Multiple Teeth Replacement and Dental Implant

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It has no denial that tooth loss makes eating troublesome. Specific tooth has specific tasks and it can cause problems while biting and chewing. You may not be able to eat certain foods and have problems to eat. With a missing tooth the common problems and bone loss and gum recession. When the root structure is misplaced the bone and gum tissue will move away. It will come up with greater problems with teeth alignment and teeth gap. Also you must keep the oral aesthetics in mind. Frontal tooth loss or missing tooth will make your appearance down.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are in reality artificial tooth root. This is surgically placed in the place of jawbone and gum tissue. After placement, they act just like the natural tooth. The dental implantation helps in dental restorations and use of dental appliances after single or multiple teeth restoration.

An Ideal Candidate

People who have missing tooth or multiple teeth are the ideal candidates for dental implant. The candidates should have sufficient density in jaw and gumline. The patients should have good health and realistic expectations about what they can achieve from dental implant.

Single Tooth Implant

If just one tooth is missing in any parts of the mouth, it needs single tooth implant. The option is using the dental implant for supporting the separate dental crowns. The crowns look completely natural and support the adjacent teeth and the teeth from the opposite arc.

Multiple Tooth Implant

When multiple teeth are missing it is the time for multiple tooth replacement. There could be the need of multiple dental implants for supporting the dental bridge. A dental bridge is a teeth set of multiple artificial teeth.

Dental Implant Receiving

The specialists use x-rays to check the jaws for dental implant. The x-ray helps in finding the strongest areas of tissue of the bone and they would make sure that dental implants stay away from the sinus passages. Thereafter, the dentist will find the right place for dental replacement and will numb the gum and the jawbone. The dentist will make incisions to soft tissues for positioning the jaw implant. After keeping everything in place, the dentist will arrange the gum tissue and will stitch up the area for closing the incision. Contact Dr. Wooten at Oral and Facial Surgery of Oklahoma for dental implants.

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