What is advantage of having dental implants? You may want to replace your missing teeth for different reasons for some it may be a cosmetic reason for others it may be due to difficulty in eating while for some others it may be a way of life. For us it is a way to re-establish your chewing efficiency and help you smile better. Cost of dental implant based restoration is lower than a Zirconia metal free bridge or denture. An average life of dental bridge is between 10-15 years but a dental implant is supposed to last life time. What if I don’t replace my missing teeth? If we ignore cosmetic aberration that a missing tooth can cause there are several deleterious effects of not replacing missing teeth like: Adjacent teeth move in to empty space- result malalignment Underlying bone loss continues to progress – a point will be reached when even a simple denture will not be feasible. If defect lies in smile zone-reason can be cosmetic. If multiple teeth are missing- you may have collapsed bite. Dental implant based treatment prevents all this from occurring at very early stage and gives you a functional and healthy bite. What is a Dental Implant? Dental implant is a small titanium screw which is fixed in jaw bone with specialized set of instruments and equipment. They are available in different lengths and circumference and which size will fit in your mouth is determined by radiographic scans or CBCT. This titanium screw fuses with jaw bone and now acts as an anchor for supporting crown part of artificial tooth.
A lot of people visit a dentist when they’re in pain or perhaps when they are looking for cosmetic changes, but before you opt for cosmetic treatment it is essential that your dental health is in good condition. Regular check-ups are one of the best forms of preventative dental care. This avoids you having to undergo extensive dental treatments at a later date. Dental oral health maintenance program, brush twice daily, floss and eat healthy for a lasting oral health. Each patient is provided a treatment plan based on the results of his / her routine exam. Your personal treatment plan is a road map to your dental health. It lists any details of treatments required and the prices involved to plan financially. If you are dedicated and visit your dentist regularly, you can enjoy exceptional dental health!
A dentist who has postgraduated in endodontics is known as Endodontist, their additional training focuses on diagnosing tooth pain and performing precision and painless root canal treatment and other procedures relating to the interior of the tooth. They perform a variety of procedures including root canal treatment like, treatment of failed root canal, root tip surgeries, tooth perforations, single sitting root canal, treatment of fractured teeth, perform complex dental fillings, post and core, they are also trained to treat complex root canal anatomies, root canal on wisdom teeth etc. Endodontists study root canal techniques and procedures in greater depth, for correct diagnosis and treatment of more difficult cases. For this reason, many dentists choose to refer their patients to Endodontist. Success of root canal treatment done by an Endodontist using latest technology is more than 96%. In India additional three years have to be spent for Post graduation to acquire MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics) to become a Root Canal Specialist. While all dentists are trained to perform root canal treatment, some teeth can be difficult to diagnose and treat, it is here that an endodontist with his skills and specialised instruments can perform precision root canal therapy.
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