Dental implant restorations involve the process of replacing missing teeth with artificial teeth that are anchored into the bone using dental implants. Dental implants are small titanium posts that are surgically placed into the bone to serve as artificial tooth roots. Once the implants have integrated with the bone, they can support various types of dental restorations, such as crowns, bridges, or dentures.

Here’s an overview of the steps involved in dental implant restorations:

  • Assessment and Treatment Planning: The process begins with a comprehensive dental examination, including X-rays and possibly 3D imaging, to evaluate the patient’s oral health and determine if they are a suitable candidate for dental implants. We along with our surgical team will develop a personalized treatment plan based on the patient’s specific needs and goals.
  • Implant Placement: During a surgical procedure, the dental implants are precisely placed into the bone at strategic locations to support the planned dental restoration.
    Healing and Osseointegration: After implant placement, a period of healing is necessary to allow the implants to fuse with the surrounding bone in a process called osseointegration. This typically takes around 3 months and ensures a stable foundation for the dental restorations.
  • Abutment Placement: Once osseointegration is complete, small connector pieces called abutments are attached to the implants. These abutments protrude above the gumline and serve as attachment points for the final dental restorations.
  • Impressions and Fabrication: Impressions of the abutments and surrounding teeth are taken to create custom-made dental restorations that will fit precisely and blend seamlessly with the patient’s natural teeth. The restorations may be crowns, bridges, or implant-supported dentures, depending on the patient’s specific needs.
  • Final Placement: The final dental restorations are attached to the abutments, completing the dental implant restoration process. The restorations are adjusted for proper fit and bite, and the patient is provided with instructions for care and maintenance.Dental implant restorations offer a long-lasting and natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth, restoring function, and enhancing the appearance of the smile. With proper care and maintenance, dental implants can provide a durable and reliable solution for tooth replacement.