What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are the most popular and effective long-term solution for people who suffer from failing teeth, missing teeth and chronic dental problems.
Unlike dentures and bridges, dental implants are natural tooth root replacements that connect to the jawbone, providing the most predictable and comfortable long term solutions for tooth replacement.
The Strength of Dental Implants
One of the biggest strengths of dental implants is their durability and they never get cavities. Each implant is typically made from medical-grade biocompatible materials like titanium and zirconia. This means you get a natural-looking teeth, without the same issues of decay, traditional gum disease and root canal therapy you get with your natural teeth. In fact, when properly cared for, dental implants can and will last a lifetime.
No one likes dentures. George Washington wore dentures 300 years ago. And the sad thing...not much has changed.
Because dental implants naturally fuse with your bone there’s no uncomfortable slippage or movement Best of all, your implant supported teeth are permanently affixed. (they do not come out!)
One of the things people love most about Dental Implants is how real they look and feel. Imagine waking up and smiling in the mirror, chewing your favorite foods again and laughing out loud with friends, all without the daily chore of dentures. With dental implants, it will be as if you’ve had these teeth all your life.
Success or failure of implants depends on the health of the person receiving the treatment, drugs which affect the chances of osseointegration, and the health of the tissues in the mouth. The amount of stress that will be put on the implant and fixture during normal function is also evaluated. Planning the position and number of implants is key to the long-term health of the prosthetic since biomechanical forces created during chewing can be significant. The position of implants is determined by the position and angle of adjacent teeth, by lab simulations or by using computed tomography with CAD/CAM simulations and surgical guides called stents. The prerequisites for long-term success of osseointegrated dental implants are healthy bone and gingiva. Since both can atrophy after tooth extraction, pre-prosthetic procedures such as sinus lifts or gingival grafts are sometimes required to recreate ideal bone and gingiva.
The final prosthetic can be either fixed, where a person cannot remove the denture or teeth from their mouth, or removable, where they can remove the prosthetic. In each case an abutment is attached to the implant fixture. Where the prosthetic is fixed, the crown, bridge or denture is fixed to the abutment either with lag screws or with dental cement. Where the prosthetic is removable, a corresponding adapter is placed in the prosthetic so that the two pieces can be secured together.
Implant retained fixed bridge / implant supported bridge
An implant supported bridge (or fixed denture) is a group of teeth secured to dental implants so the prosthetic cannot be removed by the user. They are similar to conventional bridges, except that the prosthesis is supported and retained by one or more implants instead of natural teeth. Bridges typically connect to more than one implant and may also connect to teeth as anchor points. Typically the number of teeth will outnumber the anchor points with the teeth that are directly over the implants referred to as abutments and those between abutments referred to as pontics. Implant supported bridges attach to implant abutments in the same way as a single tooth implant replacement. A fixed bridge may replace as few as two teeth (also known as a fixed partial denture) and may extend to replace an entire arch of teeth (also known as a fixed full denture). In both cases, the prosthesis is said to be fixed because it cannot be removed by the denture wearer.
Benefits of Dental Implants
This is more than just another dental procedure. DENTL™ Implants are a truly transformative approach to replacing your missing, failing teeth. Dental Implants look, feel, and function like natural teeth. It's time to reclaim what you've been missing and enjoy the life long benefits of a new smile.
Get a Long-Term Solution
Unlike short-term tooth replacement technologies like dentures or bridges, Dental Implants are made of durable, stronger materials like titanium, which do not require repetitive maintenance and replacement.
The DENTL™ Implant Studio has an industry leading 98% success rate with Dental Implant procedures. It’s easy to see why Dental Implants are the preferred tooth replacement solution for so many.
Chew, Talk, and Smile with Comfort
One of the things people love most about dental implants is that they look, feel, and function like real teeth. You’ll be able to brush, floss, eat, talk, and smile with comfort and confidence. There’s no slipping, readjusting, reapplying adhesives, or taking them out every night.
Walk out with a new smile, in one day
You will experience a noticeable transformation on the day of your procedure. That morning, you’ll walk into DENTL™ Implant Studio and leave later that day with a beautiful new smile that you can start sharing right away.