Dental Implants: know your advantages over traditional treatments

Written by: Dr. Pedro Román Payá
Edited by: Top Doctors®

In dental implants a titanium screw is placed in the jaw bone or. Subsequently a tooth that allow the patient to improve masticatory function, maintain the health of the surrounding tissues and increase aesthetic with a long-term prognosis, avoiding traditional dentures be included.


Dental Implants: What They Are

Dental implants consist of placing a titanium screw, into the jawbone or the jaw, through a small surgical intervention. On this basis we can put one or more teeth later.


Difference between the different types of implants

This is very important when considering surgery point, and what's the difference and influences is the treatment of the surface thereof.


Is there possibility of rejection of implants?

There is no reported case of allergy to titanium implants, it is completely biocompatible, so there can not be a rejection itself. It may be that an implant is not integrated with sufficient strength to withstand chewing, and almost always due to misdiagnosis of bone density which is to be placed.In recent years the technique has been considerably simplified placement. The success rate is now 98.5% and, in most cases, if an implant is not integrated may be replaced by another larger diameter, thus solving the problem.


Advantages of Dental Implants

The main advantage is that we can avoid the patient having to wear removable prosthesis with mobility problems and even aesthetic. Another important advantage over traditional fixed prostheses (bridge) is that you can replace parts without iron out the neighbors.Other advantages are:- Improvement of masticatory function- Preservation of health of the surrounding tissues- Long-Term Prognosis- Estheticians


Contraindications of dental implants

There are very few contraindications that has this type of treatment. Your expert in dentistry is who should assess if you have any disease to prevent it and if the quality and quantity of the jawbone is sufficient to carry out the intervention.


Traditional treatments

The following images show traditional treatments we knew so far:


Treatments Implants

Young people who can not form a tooth by a hereditary disorder (agenesis) or because they have suffered an accident can replace the missing piece without filing neighboring healthy teeth for a bridge.This is possible thanks to the implants, which replace both the natural tooth root as. The following image shows a dental implant that replaces a lost root.

Also in the image below connecting the tooth to the implant shown:

This would be the end result, once included in the root and adapted:


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By Dr. Pedro Román Payá

Dr. Pedro Román Payá is a leading practitioner of Elche. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Valencia and Stomatology at the Complutense University of Madrid. It also has postgraduate continuing education in many fields related to the specialty, predominantly Surgical and prosthodontic content. He combines his professional activity with teaching, being Teacher continuing education program in Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation, Vitoria, Madrid and Albacete. He has participated as a speaker at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally.

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