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At The Practice, we understand the importance of a healthy and confident smile. When a tooth is severely damaged or lost, implant crown restoration offers a reliable and natural-looking solution to restore both function and aesthetics. This article provides a comprehensive overview of implant crown restoration, addressing relevant questions and providing valuable information to help you make an informed decision about this dental procedure.
What is Implant Crown Restoration?
Implant crown restoration is a dental procedure that involves the placement of a dental implant and a custom-made crown to replace a missing or severely damaged tooth. The dental implant serves as an artificial tooth root, surgically inserted into the jawbone, providing a stable foundation for the crown. The crown, carefully crafted to match your natural teeth’ shape, color, and alignment, is then securely attached to the implant, resulting in a fully functional and aesthetically pleasing replacement tooth.
How is Implant Crown Restoration Performed?
The process of implant crown restoration typically involves several steps. First, a comprehensive examination and consultation are conducted to assess your oral health and determine the procedure’s suitability. If you are a suitable candidate, the dental implant is surgically placed into the jawbone under local anesthesia. The implant integrates with the surrounding bone for several months through osseointegration, ensuring stability and durability. Once the implant has fully fused with the jawbone, an abutment is attached to it, which acts as a connector between the implant and the crown. Finally, a custom-made crown is fabricated and securely placed onto the abutment, completing the restoration process.
What are the Benefits of Implant Crown Restoration?
Implant crown restoration offers numerous benefits for individuals seeking a long-term solution for missing or damaged teeth:
- Implants provide exceptional stability, allowing you to speak confidently, eat, and smile. The custom-made crown blends seamlessly with your natural teeth, enhancing your smile’s aesthetics.
- Implant crown restorations are known for their durability and longevity, often lasting a lifetime with proper care. Unlike removable dentures or bridges, implant crown restorations do not require the alteration of adjacent healthy teeth, preserving your natural tooth structure.
- Implants stimulate the jawbone, preventing bone loss and preserving your facial structure.
- Implant crown restorations require minimal maintenance, as they can be cared for just like your natural teeth through regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups.
FAQs About Hybrid Dental Implants
Hybrid dental implants are designed to be a long-term tooth replacement solution. Proper oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups can last many years, often decades.
Hybrid dental implants are suitable for most individuals who have lost most or all of their teeth and have adequate jawbone density to support them. A comprehensive dental evaluation will determine your eligibility for this treatment.
Hybrid dental implants are not removable by the patient. Once the final restoration is fixed onto the dental implants, it becomes a permanent part of your smile. However, regular professional maintenance is necessary to ensure their longevity.
Caring for hybrid dental implants is similar to caring for natural teeth. Regular brushing, flossing, and routine dental visits are essential for oral health. Your dentist will provide specific instructions on cleaning and maintaining your hybrid denture for optimal results.
The hybrid dental implant procedure is typically performed under local anesthesia, ensuring minimal discomfort during the treatment. Our dental team prioritizes patient comfort and takes appropriate measures to manage any pain that may arise.
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