Dental crown: this component is designed in a way looking like natural tooth and is made of ceramic material. Connector: sometimes called abutment is an appliance for fixing the artificial tooth on implanted base. Itis usually hexagonal or octagonal in shape. Implant base: it’s a titanium screwjoined to jawbone making a strong, safe, and stable root for artificial crown.
Anonymous : What are the advantages of dental implants? Are they worth it?
Answer : Smile makeover, better speaking and chewing, completely normal appearance, avoiding bone erosion, avoiding dental movement and crookedness toward the place of missed tooth, no damage to adjacent teeth taking advantage of Bridge procedure, and many other advantages that worth to pay for.
You can have dental implants if you have following conditions. 1. You’ve lost one or more teeth and want to regain the beauty of your smile; 2. Bone density in your jaw area is good. Otherwise, you will need a bone graft or sinus lift surgery;3. Your oral and dental tissue is perfectly healthy. If you have gum infection or other oral and dental problems, you should treat them first and then, take action for dental implants; 4. You should take good care of your teeth with good oral hygiene; 5. You should not be in the habit of gnashing your teeth too much; 6. Do not take drugs that have a negative effect on bone growth, such as bisphosphonates; 7. You’re looking for a way to replace artificial tooth or dental bridges.
Dental implants look like natural teeth. Moreover, their function, just like natural tooth, is to chew, bite, and prevent jawbone dwindling. Dental implant preserves youth and facial structure in addition to prevent gum disease.