Dental Implant

Dental Implant in Sydney

Dental implant is a surgical process wherein a dental prosthesis (e.g. denture, bridge, or crown) necessitates support from the bone of the skull or the jaw. You can also refer to it as the dental fixture or endosseous implant.
A dental implant involves the placement of a surgical fixture into your jawbone. In your jawbone, this surgical fixture is intended to fuse with your jawbone over a span of months. This process is called Osseointegration.

 

The Benefits of Dental Implant

In general, the dental implantation process comes with a general success rate of more than 95%. With proper maintenance, the durability and the long-lastingness of a dental implant are top-notch.

The important benefits of the dental implant are:

  • Self-improvement (significant improvement in speech, appearance, confidence)
  • Convenience in eating
  • Convenience due to removability

Most importantly, by opting for dental implants, your oral health will improve. Dental implants are designed to integrate into your bone structure. They are stable. They tend to like natural teeth, too.
In comparison to another dental prosthesis (like a bridge that requires support from the teeth), they do not compromise the health of other teeth. Particularly, they do not involve the reduction of other teeth.

 

The Need for Dental Implantation

Along with cemented dental bridge application, removable denture application (partial or full), dental implantation is one of the three ideal tooth replacement solutions. It can treat a missing tooth, several missing teeth, or all of your teeth. Just like any other tooth replacement solutions, Aesthetics and function restoration are the goals of dental implants.

 

The Dental Implant Process

Usually, dental implant is an outpatient surgical process. It’s a long process, which can take several months. This is due to the required healing time for your bones and soft tissues, as well as the waiting period for growth of a new bone in your jaw.

Our oral and maxillofacial surgeon will thoroughly assess you. He or she will determine whether you’re a candidate. He or she will consider factors such as:

  1. Health – if an implant will not negatively affect your oral health
  2. Jawbone quantity – if your jawbone is wide enough to support an implant
  3. Jawbone quality – if your jawbone is strong enough to support an implant
  4. Location of missing teeth/tooth – if the location for the implant will not compromise nearby teeth

If you are a candidate for a dental implant, a five-step process will start. After your surgeon will remove your damaged tooth or teeth, certain systematic processes will be done as follows:

  1. Your jawbone will be examined (and subjected to a bone graft) and prepared for surgery.
  2. Your jawbone will be allowed to heal. Once it does, your surgeon will place the metal post (for the dental implant) in your jawbone.
  3. Your jawbone will be allowed to heal once again.
  4. Your surgeon will place the abutment (or an extension of the metal post) in your jawbone. For the third time around, your jawbone will be allowed to heal.
  5. Your surgeon will make molds of your jawbone, and start with final stage: the placement of the implant.

 

Other Oral Surgeries

 

Soft Oral Tissue Surgery

Orthognathic and corrective jaw surgery

Reconstructive Jaw Surgery

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Surgical Removal of Teeth

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