Dental Implants

The loss of teeth is often a severe impairment for those affected dar. The chewing of food is considerably more difficult, with obvious negative effects on the digestive process. Moreover, it is, especially in the loss of teeth problems in speech or the articulation. In addition to these physiological disturbances are, however, particularly the psychological burden associated with the loss of teeth. Correct the situation of artificial dentures or dental implants, which are specially made for the patient and used by implant. This approach is very old, since the earliest discoveries of primitive dental probably date from the period of the Maya, dated to around AD 500 was found during excavations, the jawbone partially contained artificial teeth made from ivory or animal bones. Since these early prostheses were firmly adherent to the jaw, we could conclude that these implants were implanted in his own lifetime of the patient. When is the modern dentalartificial root is usually made of titanium, in the form of a screw or a cylinder. In this tooth root and a connecting piece is then attached to the tooth or bridge or denture. This connecting – or post-implant is usually made of titanium or ceramic, the crown is made of metal with a ceramic facing, or all ceramic. The use of an implant is done in several steps: First, a thorough planning of implant position needed. If the dentist while tooth or gum disease, that will have them first be treated and heal before you can begin the implantation. In addition, the jawbone must have enough substance. If it is too thin, the bone must be rebuilt “. For this example, the implantologist transplanted from the chin or from the hip region of bone fragments, which are used at that point around the implant again. Only when the jawbone is healthy and strong, used the artificial tooth root, usually an outpatient basis under localAnesthesia. Heal in the next three to eight months, the implant and must be firmly adherent to the bone. Finally, the connector and the new crown or bridge can be used.