SEVERAL TEETH MISSING
Replacing multiple teeth using dental implants with individual crowns or with an implant-supported fixed bridge gives your teeth a level of fit, feel and functionality that is not possible with other treatment options. The process is often completed over multiple visits:
- Consultation and planning, including initial exam, imaging of your teeth, questions about your dental and medical history, and discussion of your treatment options.
- Placement of the dental implants that will be used to support your replacement teeth. Temporary teeth can be placed while the dental implant integrates with your natural bone to form a strong foundation for your replacement teeth. Most people return to work the next day, and any discomfort can typically be treated with commonly used pain medication.
- Placement of the abutments, or a small extension that will help connect your replacement teeth, on top of each implant, if needed.
- Placement of a fixed, implant-supported bridge, or custom-made replacement teeth (crowns).
INSTALLING THE FIXED BRIDGE– STEP-BY-STEP
The course of treatment portrayed here is one of a few choices accessible. Counsel your dental practitioner to discover what the best result is for you, given your particular condition.
|1: Before the procedure
Three teeth at back end of the mouth are missing. The main genuine replacement option is introducing an altered extension. The scaffold holds all teeth in one piece and is tied down on dental implants.
|2: Installing the implant
Initially, the implants are introduced. This is typically done in a solitary session. An impermanent extension may be set in the meantime, making it feasible for you to capacity like ordinary very nearly instantly in the wake of leaving the dental practitioner.
|3: Attaching the bridge
The implants need to incorporate with the jawbone before the lasting bridge is appended. This is regularly done 1-2 months after the insert establishment. The time will differ, contingent upon the teeth influenced and the esthetical requests.
|4: End result
The new bridge will handle all the weight that your solid, common back teeth did. You will have a steady and secure result that permits you to consume what you need.
ALTERNATIVES TO FIXED BRIDGE
|Removable partial denture
This option is frequently seen as uncomfortable and a bit entangled to utilize. Capacity can't be contrasted with that of an extension. This denture is made of plastic and metal, which influences its look. It is truly lavish to manufacture because of its numerous parts. On the other hand, the establishment procedure is basic, and regular teeth are saved.