dental implants

Dental Implants – Dental Procedure

dental implant cost

Average Cost for Dental Implant Placement

Dental implants are used when a person is missing an entire tooth.


The process is quite long and requires many visits to the dentist, but if performed well it will result with a high-quality and stable dental implant instead of a missing tooth.In order to insert an implant, a strong bone structure is needed. If the bone structure is missing or is not strong enough, additional preliminary procedures on the bone are required. Then, the root system of the future implant is installed. To replace the root a titanium screw is used, due to its high biocompatibility. It takes between 3 and 5 months for the titanium screw to integrate into the jawbone.

During that time a temporary prosthesis is used, and after the titanium has integrated into the bone, a dental restoration is completed and a person has an artificial tooth with a root strong enough to endure chewing and all other functions of the tooth. Recently, a one-step procedure has been developed. It is called immediate placement and it means that an entire implant is inserted in a single surgery. Although it is less time consuming and more aesthetically pleasing, the one-step procedure has some disadvantages. The dental surgeon has less control over the healing process and a system has to be devised that will prevent the implant being used for chewing before the titanium is strongly grown into the bone.


Related Prices


Blog Articles

Scientists Just Discovered How to Regrow Full Teeth Using Lasers

Laser whitening

The power of medical technology never seizes to amaze people Recent studies show that scientists discovered a rather groundbreaking technique to regrow teeth using lasers.

Mexico Dental Announces the Launch of Its New Website

Mexico dental website

Mexico Dental is a complete guide recognized for providing much-needed assistance for dental tourists in their search for professional dentistry clinics and specialists in Mexican territory.

Get the Best Dental Care in Mexico with MDA Certified Practitioners

Certified

Large scale dental clinics in Tijuana, Mexico usually have a dentists waiting to attend to your needs. We recommend arrange an appointment with a dentist certified by the Board of the Mexican Dental Association (MDA).

Dentist in Mexico