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Dental implant surgery

Dental implant surgery

Dental implant surgery: Dental implant surgery is the placement of a titanium post into the upper or lower jawbone to replace a missing tooth due to disease or injury. The implant will become integrated or anchored to the bone over time and then a synthetic tooth is attached. Single and multiple implant surgeries are performed.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Dental implant surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Dental implant surgery:

Non-Surgical Options: Dental implant surgery

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Dental implant surgery:

  • Dentures (false teeth)
  • Bridge (fixed partial denture)
  • Partial denture (removable false teeth)

Anesthetic Requirements for Dental implant surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Dental implant surgery may include:

  • Local or general anesthesia
  • Nitrous oxide for sedation

Procedure Complications: Dental implant surgery

Possible surgical complications of Dental implant surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Dental implant surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. The entire procedure from titanium implantation and prosthetic tooth fitting takes three to six months, in order for the titanium screw to become integrated with the existing bone. In addition, if a tooth was extracted, additional healing time may be necessary prior to implantation surgery.

Dental implant surgery: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Dental implant surgery: Two to three days.

Dental implant surgery: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Dental implant surgery) include:

  • Osseointegrated implant

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