Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Dental Implants


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Dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is usually made of titanium, and placed into jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implant is a choice for people who have lost teeth due to injury or periodontal disease. The overall dental health status has enhanced with the modern dental health care. Usually teeth are being preserved rather than removed, but they may be congenitally missing or lost due to many reasons such as, gross caries, advanced periodontal (gum) disease, traumatic injuries or excision of a tumor. Removal of teeth may be a solution to dental problem, but it may turn out to be just the beginning of many more problems! Loss of even one tooth in the anterior region is actually distracting besides causing problems in chewing. In some cases, when the posterior teeth are lost, there could be exceeding stress on the front teeth resulting in premature loss, and replacement of teeth becomes necessary. Removable denture is the post thirty years sees a tremendous development in the dental implants technology which is an important milestone in the advances in density. The great advantage of dental implants is that the adjacent teeth are not cut down easily and the preservation of the tooth is fully edentulous situations, has the advantage of aesthetic appearance, firm and comfortable to chew on, yet easy to preserve.