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Dental Prosthetics: Dental Implants for Tooth Loss

Dental Prosthetics: Dental Implants for Tooth Loss

Specialists in dental prosthetics try to solve the problems caused by tooth loss.
Missing teeth are replaced by others made of various materials, and thus return the masticatory capacity, aesthetics and prevent or remedy the problems.

These dental prosthetics can be single, partial or complete and are supported in the roots of the teeth or dental implants on the gums, even in the case of dentures. They can also be fixed or removable.

Each one has its application the solution should be elected by a dentist with the patient considering the various factors of treatment.

Prosthesis

Dental prosthesis are placed on the implants after 3 months of osseointegration. In these three months, the bone will be deposited around the surface of titanium implant so that it is fixed and does not drop more.

Today, some cases can immediately place the tooth directly after the implant placement. There are still isolated cases where bone quality is quite strong.

In cases of tooth fractures at the root, you can extract the tooth and place the implant during the same session, and in some cases, the tooth too. This diagnosis is done carefully by a specialist.

Loss of only one tooth

The dental implant is the simplest way to deploy the missing tooth in the empty space, preserving its neighboring teeth. In this case, the teeth once again have natural features, enabling the use of dental floss.

The other way would be the famous old "fixed prosthesis”, where the natural teeth were worn down, skinned to handle the missing tooth. In this option, three teeth and would not be united to clean with flossing.

The missing tooth is suspended and supported in the gum stuck on the adjacent teeth.

Loss of two or more teeth

When there is loss of two or more teeth, your best bet is to try to replace them tooth by tooth, a fixed prosthesis for each tooth, ie we have a dental implant for each missing tooth.

This facilitates the patient's oral hygiene with flossing. Even though there´s a lack of 2 or 3 teeth side by side, they will be placed one by one, and the patient can floss between them.

Loss of all teeth

In case of loss of all teeth, the patient usually makes use of dentures, and can choose the prosthesis completely fixed or fixed bridge, provided that the patient removes for cleaning.

Learn more about the prosthesis completely fixed and fixed bridge

Completely Fixed prosthesis
This is the true case of fixed dentures. 6 implants will be placed in the upper or lower jaw, which will hold 12 to 14 teeth together.

This fixed prosthesis is quite tough, because on these six implants it is a titanium bar where the porcelain is fixed, giving strength and aesthetics.

The use of provisional implants is required. The specialist should now be able to retrieve the lost dimensions from the old dentures, allowing the patient to see how it looks before the final implantation.

At this time, the patient’s mouth will be freed, allowing them to speak as well as having the option to change the shape, size and color of the teeth. After this period, they will be finished with veneers.

Fixed bridge

The fixed bridge is very effective for patients who can not put the 6 implants in their bone structure. In this case, only three implants are placed. A gold bar will be screwed in those three dental implants, and four clips will hold these internal fins.

Dental prosthesis must be removed only once a day for cleaning, despite being removable, chewing movements are minimal, not compared to the completely fixed prosthesis.

This type of dental prosthesis is superior to the conventional denture.
The maintenance of these devices is done every two years, replacing internally with resin.

This article was presented by...

Fabio Browne

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Fabio Browne is an outstanding dental surgeon. He is post graduated in Periodontics at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), with Mini Residency in Periodontics Prothesis at The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, in USA. Dr. Fabio Browne has a master´s degree in Implant Dentistry at the Universidade Camilo Castelo Branco in Campinas, São Paulo.

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