What Are the Different Types of Dental Implants?


Have you been searching for the best option to replace your missing tooth? Then dental implants are the answer. There could be various reasons for missing tooth it could be due to tooth decay, accidents or periodontal disease. Earlier dental bridges and dentures were the procedures opted by the doctors, but with the advent of dental implants, many are opting for this option as it is steadier, and they don’t take support of adjacent teeth for fixing the new teeth. Dental implants are metal frames that are fixed into the jawbone under the gum.

Dental implants have been helping people improve their appearance which increased their self-confidence, improved speech and it also helps in better chewing of food. We have different types of dental implants in the market check here to know the best dental implants Dubai that will suit you.

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Endosteal Implants

These implants are done for the patients who have strong jawbone. Here metal like frame which is made up of titanium material is inserted into the jawbone under the gum. Once, the gum heals around the implant a post is fixed on to the implant which will hold false tooth firmly. Doctor will try to match the false teeth color to your teeth to give uniform look.

Subperiosteal Implants

This option is considered when patient doesn't have a strong jawbone. Here implants are attached on top of the jawbone under the gum. It takes around 6-12 weeks for the gum to heal around the implant. Once, the gum firmly holds s the implant small post is fixed onto the implant. On this post your false teeth are fixed. Local anesthesia is given during the surgery and many patients says that this procedure is less painful when compared to tooth extraction.

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Zygomatic Implants

When patient doesn't have enough jawbone, this procedure is done which is quite complex and least preferred. Here the implants are placed on the patient's cheek bone. In some cases, doctors will try to reconstruct jawbone by using bone additives. Once, the jawbone has been reconstructed they will go for endosteal implants. But few things to keep in mind, dental implants are not a choice for all, the underlying health condition determine to whom this can be done.

Dental implants are permanent fix unlike dentures which are removable. A perfect oral hygiene has to be maintained like flossing once a day and brushing at least thrice a day to increase the longevity of implants.

Choice of surgeon is important before going for dental implant. Book it now to fix an appointment with the best periodontists and bring back your smile.