INFORMATION ABOUT DENTAL IMPLANT

WHAT IS IMPLANT?

Implant is artificial tooth root, titanium screws placed in the bone and made with teeth (crowns) in the treatment of tooth deficiency.

WHAT IS IMPLANT TREATMENT?

Any dental treatment with implant support is called implant supported dental treatment. Implant supported prosthesis restorations are applied in the absence of all teeth or partial tooth deficiency or single tooth deficiency by making appropriate plans.

WHAT ARE THE IMPLANT TREATMENT STAGES?

The first stage of the implant treatment is planning, the second stage is hygiene and mouth preparation, the third stage is the grafting of the appropriate places, the fourth stage is the implant placement, the fifth stage is the completion of dental restorations. Sometimes, some or all of these steps can be done in one session when conditions are appropriate.

THİNGS TO CONSİDER AFTER IMPLANT TREATMENT?

Implant hygiene is more sensitive than natural tooth. Doctor’s directions about hygiene should be strictly followed. Dental checking should be done regularly every six months.

HOW TO FEED AFTER IMPLANTS?

Since implant treatment has been made to restore chewing ability, which has already been lost, there is no specific post-implant dietary restriction.

WHAT TO DO İF THE IMPLANT BECOMES INFLAMED?

In case of inflammation of the implant, the inflamed area should be kept clean, cleaned with an interface brush, gargle with salt water and consult the dentist as soon as possible.

HOW DOES FACİAL SWELLİNG PASS AFTER IMPLANT?

Post-implant pain and swelling are not expected. There may be a little swelling when supportive surgical procedures such as sinus lifting are performed, which goes away by itself.

HOW LONG DOES ICE TREATMENT TAKE AFTER IMPLANTS?

Post-implant ice treatment is applied only on the day of treatment. The aim is to stop bleeding, prevent pain and swelling.

HOW IS GARGLE MADE AFTER IMPLANT?

On the day of implant treatment, you should gargle with salt water once before going to bed at night and twice a day for the following 3 days.

HOW MANY DAYS AFTER IMPLANT SUTURES ARE REMOVED?

The patient does not have to take a stitch since the melted stitch is often sutured. If non-melted stitching is performed, stitches are removed one week after the procedure.

WHAT HAPPENS IF IMPLANT SUTURES ARE OPENED?

If the implant sutures are opened, there is a risk of complications as the wound healing will be impaired..

 IS SMOKİNG SMOKİNG AFTER IMPLANT?

Smoking should not be allowed for one week after implant procedure, as this will negatively affect the healing of the wound.

IS ALCOHOL USED AFTER IMPLANTS?

Alcohol can be used after implants. However; If the antibiotic, used in the post-implant procedure, cannot be taken together with alcohol, alcohol should be avoided.

WHO SHOULD PREFER IMPLANT TREATMENT?

Anyone with a dental deficiency may prefer implant therapy, unless you have used any drugs containing bisphosphonates in the past. In some cases, patients with systemic disease may need the approval of their doctor.

WHO SHOULD NOT PREFER IMPLANT TREATMENT?

Implant treatment is not recommended for those under 20 years of age and those who have used bisphosphonates in the past and those who have no dental deficiency.

WHAT ARE IMPLANT COMPLAİNTS?

Implant treatment is the most preferred treatment with its aesthetic appearance, restoring chewing and speech functions, and being close to natural teeth and long-lasting. However, from time to time, there may be complaints such as infection, difficulty in hygiene and failure of the restorations to meet the aesthetic expectations compared to the natural tooth. In the restorations, the breaks are more than the natural teeth. Since the natural teeth are spreading in the bone, the force on the coating is stretched. Since the implant does not have this feature, the pressure on the coating becomes more and this may cause breakage in the restorations on the implant.

IS THE IMPLANT HARMFUL?

In dental treatments, the implant has been used successfully in the world since 1965. R&D investments in this area are quite high. The implant has no known harm.

HOW LONG DOES PAİN TAKE AFTER IMPLANT?

Pain is not expected after the implant procedure.

WHAT CAN I DO IF PAİN DOESN’T GO AFTER IMPLANT?

Since post-implant pain is not expected painkillers should be taken in case of pain and consult the dentist.

WHAT CAN I DO IF I HAVE POST-IMPLANT INFECTİON?

In case of infection after implant, this area should be kept clean, cleaned with an interface brush, gargle with salt water and consult the dentist as soon as possible.

HOW İS İT UNDERSTOOD THAT İMPLANT TREATMENT HAS FAİLED?

Failed implant is understood from shaking, pain and infection of the implant. In some cases, the patient can not notice that the implant has failed, it is only noticed during the dentist examination.

WHAT IS IMPLANT HEALİNG CAP?

The healing cap is a spacer applied to shape the gum around the implant after it has boiled into the bone. After screwing into the implant, the gum is expected to take shape.

 ARE THERE COUNTRİES WHERE IMPLANTS ARE PROHİBİTED?

Implant is applied in many countries of the world, especially in European countries and America, and in all developed countries and large-scale R&D investments are made in this field.

DOES THE IMPLANT MAKE CANCER?

Implants are designs made of precious metals using high technology. So far, no case has been recorded to support the relationship between implant and cancer.

WHAT ARE IMPLANT BRANDS?

There are many implant brands in the world as it is an important technology that every country is interested in. Straumann, Nobel, Camlog, Zimmer, Bredent are some of the globally recognized brands.

WHİCH ARE THE DOMESTİC IMPLANT BRANDS?

NucleOSS, which is located in Izmir, is one of the domestic implant brands producing in the sector for more than 10 years.

HOW MUCH ARE IMPLANT PRİCES?

Implant prices are determined primarily by the manufacturer of the implant. Implants are products that use precious metals and high technologies and are supported by continuous R&D studies. World-renowned manufacturer implant companies have proven themselves for years with their quality, technology, designs and R&D studies. Therefore, their products are comparatively more expensive. But; Due to the continuous introduction of new manufacturers and competition in the sector, there are implant brands suitable for almost every budget. In this respect, it can be compared to the automotive industry. However, there may be companies that sell malicious, fake, imitation or poor quality implants that need attention in the sector.

The implant is a surgical procedure. It may need to be supported by surgical procedures such as graft, sinus lifting, etc. For this reason, the knowledge, skills, experience and expertise of the doctor performing this treatment are also important.

WHAT İS THE ESTİMATED IMPLANT PRİCE RANGE?

The price of the implant varies according to the implant brand used, the experience and expertise of the physician, and other surgical procedures. Implant prices are very expensive treatments in America and European countries. These cheaper treatments in our country are mostly between 2000TL-7000TL (300euro and 1000euro)

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