The implant is an artificial tooth roots that are placed on to the jaw bone (maxilla) in order to provide missing aesthetic and function of the teeth again, impaired by several reasons. The implants are generally made of titanium materials that are suitable to the tissues, long-lasting very much and high technology product. The implants, which are placed on to the jaw bone (maxilla)
As a result of the implant treatment, have a natural appearance insomuch that, it is really very difficult to distinguish them from the real teeth. Therefore, you even sometimes know of their existences.
What Aspects The Implants Are Recommended?
In case of loss of big molar teeth; if the posterior region is over toothless, a fixed bridge may be made by a few implants to be placed, instead of a partial removable prosthesis.
In case of loss of a single tooth; a single implant may be placed instead of that this tooth, by protecting the teeth located both sides of the lost tooth.
In case where the patient makes his prosthesis unusable, a result of advanced stage bone loss (osteolysis) in the lower and upper jaws. In these cases; retention of the prosthesis, of which the patient uses, is further provided to increase, by locating onto the implants that are placed onto the jaw bone (maxilla).
In long toothless spaces; in the problems that lengthiness of the bridge structure shall give in cases of the fixed bridge is made, the support and lastingness of the bridge to be made by one or a few implants, which shall be applied in the toothless region, may be increased.
What Age Group Of The Patients May The Implant Treatment Be Administered?
There is not an age limitation in the implant treatments. The patients of all ages are suitable for this treatment. However; it is required to wait for the young patients to complete their bone development. The bone development improves until 16-17 years-old for women and 18 years-old for men. There is not an upper age limitation for the adults. However; if there are risks that shall be come in view because of the patient’s age, the implant treatment may not be made.
The implant treatment’s success directly depends on the following factors:
Being attentive to the oral health and cleaning, before and after the implant,
Amount of the alcohol and cigarette, used during the healing period,
Being in a good general condition (non-controllable diabetes affect the healing in a negative way),
Placement of the implants in a sterile environment, and
Putting an obstetrical indication correctly by the dentist.
For Whom The Implant Treatment Is Suitable?
Everybody, whose healthy bone structure is in a sufficient amount or who has the potential that shall be able to reach it to the sufficient amount and does not have some diseases definitely posing a risk for the implant application, may receive an implant treatment.
The persons, whose wound healing capacity are in advanced level and who shall be able to provide the necessary hygiene, are suitable for the implant treatment.
What Are The Stages Of The Implant Making?
This stage may be comprised of the medical and dentistry examinations. If the patient’s general health condition is suitable for the implant application, the dentist decides on type and length of the implant to be used, according to a special x-ray to be had and teeth conditions in the mouth. In this stage, it is very important to be experienced of the dentist, who shall give a decision to the implant and prosthesis to be made later on, and do planning with the Maxillofacial Surgeon, who shall administer the implant.
The operation should be made by the Maxillofacial Surgeon. The dentist, who shall make the prosthesis, should also participate in the operation and help making the application as it has been planned. Placement of the implant is made by the local anesthesia. The incision is made over the gingiva and a hole, on which the implant shall be made, is opened on the bone with the suitable apparatus. The implant is placed in this hole by using the special apparatus once again. The process may take between 30 and 90 minutes, depending on number of the implants to be administered.
After the implant is placed, a certain time is required to go on for the integration with the bone. This period is minimum 3 months. A temporary prosthesis may be made to the patient, if required within this period. The patients may take their normal nourishments without causing a direct chewing load onto the implants. The dentist, who has administered the implant, invites the patient for the control at certain time periods and may request an x-ray again, if he considers it necessary.
4-Placement Of The Implant’s Upper Structure
The upper structure is placed onto the implant, after the healing period is completed and implant’s periphery is completely filled by the bone.
5-Making Of The Prosthesis
Dimensions are taken by the suitable impression materials, fitting for the prosthesis to be made. The prosthesis may resemble a crown, bridge, partial or full prosthesis
Is There A Probability For The Implants To Be Rejected By The Body?
The most used material in nowadays implant treatment is titanium. Titanium is a material that is tissue-friendly and has been confidently using in the medicine community. Therefore, there is not a situation such as being rejected by the body of the implants, made of titanium material.
Do The Implants Cause Cancer?
Not any cancer cases have been encountered, causing by the implant up to the present.
Are The Implants Used For The Aesthetic Purposes?
The implants are not generally used for the aesthetic purposes. The purpose in using the implants is to provide a support to the prosthesis teeth. However; the cosmetics corrections may be made for the teeth, on which the implant shall be placed, by using the aesthetic teeth; however, you should consult with your dentist for your all expectations, before starting this kind of treatment.
Is There Any Interaction With The Medications?
This is possible for the certain medications. For example; cortisone may change the body metabolism and immune system, and the problems with respect to the healing may be experienced. The coagulation inhibiting medications may cause serious bleedings, during the implants’ placement. If, it is necessary for you to regularly use medication, you should consult it with your dentist.
What Are The Inconvenient Situations Of The Implant Treatment To Be Made?
Some diseases experienced by the patient, whose implant treatment shall be made, may make the implant treatment’s performing inconvenient.
Is The Implant Treatment An Expensive Application?
The implant applications require a range of complex and long-term operations. Therefore, they have been requiring more expense rather than the routine dentistry services. On the other hand; in a study that has been carried-out for the patients, whose implant treatments have been completed, the patients have stated that they have got in return for their investments made and they would have the same thing made again, if necessary.
We may briefly arrange these situations in order like that:
Diabetes, the situations that are not under and diabetes does not course regularly,
Some rheumatismal diseases,
Some cardiac diseases,
Having an emaciating structure,
Unsuitable jaw structure,
There is a panic attack disease in the patient,
There is an overexcitement and anxiety in the patient,
In case where the patient shall not be able to completely provide the oral hygiene (oral cleaning) that is required to be provided after the implant treatment,
Do Metal Detectors During A Security Control Like In An Airport Give An Alarm Because Of My Implant?
No, they do not give. Do not become concerned for that. The implants are not magnetic and very small to affect the detector. Even if the detector gives an alarm for your implant, you shall have an implant identity, in order that you may quickly and easily explain the problem.
May I Have An Allergy Against The Implants?
The dental implants have been using for over forty years. Not any known allergic situations have been observed against titanium-based implants during this period. Titanium does not contain any allergic compounds and completely non-effective inside of the body.
How Soon I May Return To The Business Life In The Implant Treatment?
In general, you may return to your normal life one day later and to your normal business life within a time period between 1 and 3.
Is Too Much Pain Being Felt During the Implant Treatment?
The implant treatment is a painless operation; as it is a treatment, being administered under the local anesthesia. The general anesthesia may be also administered, in line with the patient and dentist, who shall carry-out the operation. However; some pain may be felt in the implant treatment, as is in every surgical operation. The pains that shall be able to come in view after the operation are not different from the pains, coming in view after the tooth extraction. The medications to be given by the dentist shall provide to prevent the post-operation pains. avrupaDİŞ family shall always stand by you, in order that you may feel more comfortable.
Do The Implants Affect A Pacemaker?
No, they do not affect. The implants do not have any magnetic effects. It is quite out of the question to affect your pacemaker to work in a negative way.
Is It Required To Remove The Implant Supported Prosthesis At Night?
A traditional prosthesis should be removed at night. Because; it may occlude the gastrointestinal or respiratory tracts, by dislocating during sleep. The implant supported prosthesis has been normally fixed in its place and it may be left in its place without causing any dangers at night. Your dentist shall counsel you about this matter.
How Much Does The Implant Treatment Take?
The operation time may take between half an hour and a few hours, depending on the number of implants or patient’s condition. After the operation, it is wait for about 2 to 6 months for the implant and jaw bone (maxilla) to integrate (osteointegration). In cases where it is considered necessary, a temporary prosthesis may be used to the patient during this period. Then, the prostheses over implant are inserted by an application taking a few séances, according to the case’s condition.
In case where the suitable conditions are provided, the prosthesis may also be made without waiting.
What Are The Benefits Of The Implant Applications?
The trauma coming in view s a result of the losses of the teeth and bone loss (osteolysis) coming in view physiologically causes a reduction in the level and volume of the jaw bone (maxilla). In that case, the function of the prosthesis to be administered is interfered with being carried-out completely. Therefore, it becomes unavoidable to cause problems in chewing and speaking.
The implant is a lasting, comfortable and reliable application. While the prostheses made over the implants take place of the real teeth, they form the most natural structure. During completion of the missing teeth, the healthy teeth remain untouched. It is more long-lasting, in proportion to all the prostheses.
Hence, effects of the loss of teeth shall be psychological, as much as physiological. The implant, as a special application taking place of the natural tooth, has providing the definite and healthiest solution to all kinds of problems that the losses of teeth shall cause.
Is The Success Rate Is High In The Implant Treatments?
Yes, the success rate in the implant treatments pretty high. The implant success has been shown to change between %90 and %100, in the scientific studies carried-out. However; it is, of course, not possible to give %100 guarantee, as is in every medical operation.
What Is The Implant’s Period To Remain In The Mouth?
The period during the implants are used has showing a change, depending on a lot of factors. It has been determined that the patients, whose first implant application has been made, have been using their implants for over 30 years. As a matter of principle, it is not possible to give a life-time guarantee to the implants, either; as is in every medical operation.
May Ineffectiveness In The Implant Application Be Compared To Removal Situation Of The Implant?
The clinic ineffectiveness rate has been showing a change between %5 and %10. In case where the bone is not formed around the implant, if the implants move, their extractions are easy as much as the tooth extraction. If the implant’s periphery has not been completely filled by the bone but the implant does not move, it may be easily removed by the support of a special apparatus. After the implants are removed, their places are closed like in healing of a wound after the tooth extraction. In the meantime; it is also normal to be a light pain, swelling of face and bruising on cheek and neck after the operation, in which the implants have been placed