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Dental Implants

A dental implant are the latest technology in teeth replacement. A dental implant can either be a partial denture or full dental implant.

How do dental implants work?

Dental implants work and look like natural teeth. The implant is secured to a post that has been placed into the jawbone so there is no need for dental adhesives.

How do I care for a dental implant?

Dental implants can be cared for during by following regular oral hygiene. All you need to do is brush and floss, there is no need to use a denture soak cleaner.

Are dental implants expensive?

The price of dental implants vary based on several factors, such as:

  • The number of implants
  • Cost of surgery
  • Materials used for the dental implant
  • Possible restorations and abutments

Unfortunately, many dental insurance programs will not cover dental implants as they consider them to be cosmetic.

What is the procedure for dental implants

When you lose a tooth or need to have it pulled and decide to use a dental implant for a replacement, the following will happen:

  • You will be given an anesthetic
  • A hole will be drilled in the jawbone in which a post will be placed
  • The abutment, which is tooth-shaped and cut down to receive a crown, will be screwed onto the post
  • A dental crown, made either of porcelain or metal, and is then attached to the abutment by either screwing it on or by adhesive

A dental implant can take anywhere from 5 months to 1 year. 5 months for the lower jaw, 6 months upper, and 1 year if you need a bone graft.

If you are interested in dental implants Oshawa, speak to your dentist about the procedure.

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