Who requires an Implant?
Dental Implants are for all ages, and they are given for anyone with missing one, multiple or even all of the teeth due to injury, defect, disease or decay.
The candidate for dental implant must have:
Procedure is performed under local anaesthesia and the time taken during the procedure is approximately 60-90 minutes.
Step 1: Patient is given local anaesthesia
Step 2: Damaged tooth is removed.
Step 3: Bone grafting –Jaw bone is prepared for the surgery.
Step 4: After healing, dental implant metal post is placed in the jaw bone.
Step 5: Healing period that may last for several months.
Step 6: Once the healing period is over, the doctor places an abutment, which is an extension of the implant metal post.
Step 7: After the soft tissue heals, the dentist will make moulds of the patient’s teeth and jawbone. Later on they will be placed on the final tooth or teeth.