Dental Tooth implants for several teeth can be considered as a real option when your missing more teeth, as coping with multiple missing teeth is not easy. Geelong implant dentists recommends implants to their patients, when there is several teeth missing and the teeth need to be replaced for function and aesthetics of mouth and face.
Our implant dentists will evaluate each case by case to see the suitability for the implant procedure. Tooth implants can also be considered as an option where replacing with a bridge may not be possible by the dentists because lack of teeth or the need to cut virgin teeth. if you need a fixed solution, then dental Implant is the only available option given by Geelong dentists.
Teeth implant with a removable option would be a partial denture. which, may lack retention and stability. Dental implant will give you a fixed solution with stability and function. Allowing you to have the confidence like your natural teeth. Replacing the spaces will also improve or preserve the facial appearance and will decrease the bone loss in the jaw.
Steps in placing multiple dental implant by the implant dentist in Geelong can vary. Please note there will be a variation in dental implants appointment and implant treatment procedures from patient to patient.
In you first dental appointment with the dentist your Medical and dental history is discussed with the dentists. A periapical x-ray will be recommended by the dentists to determine whether an implant can be placed. The dentist will also refer Patients for 3D scans.
Implants 2nd Appointment
When the dentist get the 3D scans. The scans are discussed with the patient. The costs and timing of the dental implant treatment procedure is also discussed with the patient. Impressions of the upper and lower teeth are taken. The whole dental implant procedure is also discussed by showing dental implant video and visual aids. The dentist will also book you in for another dental appointment for the dental implant placement.
Implants 3rd Appointment
The Surgical phase of the dental implant with the dentist Geelong involves giving local anesthetics and creating a small cut in the gum. A pilot hole is placed using a small round drill. Then varying lengths of the drills are used to adjust the width and length of the area. Dental implant are placed and a stent maybe used by the dentist. If necessary, the dentist will do a bone grafting. If possible a temporary tooth will be placed by the dentist and the gums are then sutured up. The dentists will also prescribe antibiotics and pain killers for you to take.
Implants 4th Appointment
In this appointment with the dentist the patients are recalled for a check up. The dentists after placing the dental implants will do a recall of the patient for review after the 3rd day of the dental implant procedure to check for any infection, swelling or pain in the area of dental implant. This also helps the dentist to plan the next stage of the dental implant at Geelong Dental.
Implants 5th Appointment
Dental implant appointment five with the dentist is usually booked in after 6 to 8 weeks. during this dental implant appointment with the dentist a small cut is made and the healing caps are exposed. The implants are checked to see that it had bonded to the bone. Then the dental implants are exposed and left for a further two weeks and the dentist will book you in for another dental appointment.
Implants 6th Appointment
In this dental implant appointment with the dentists. Impressions are taken and sent to the dental lab to make dental crowns for the missing teeth. Dental bridge can also be made depending on the options you choose with the dentists for your dental implants.
Implants 7th Appointment
In this appointment with the dentists. Depending on the options you choose. The dental crowns or the dental bridge is made and attached to the dental implants. The dentist will discuss with their patient on how to take care of their dental implants and the dental bridge. Good oral hygiene which includes regular dental checkups, eating habits will also aid in the life of your dental implant.
If you are in need of any affordable cosmetic dental treatments like dental implants done at Geelong for several teeth missing. Please call our dental clinic to book your next Implant appointment. Speak to our qualified cosmetic dentists doing dental implants in Geelong.