What are dental
implants are substitute teeth roots, resembling screws. These screws
are usually made of titanium or its alloy. The implants are
bonded to the living bone structure of the jaw.
Prosthetic crowns fastened with
machined screws are placed on top of the implant to replicate the missing
Prosthetic options include single
crowns (caps), bridgework or an implant retained overdenture.
implants a good choice for me?
following instances, dental implants
you are missing a tooth, or teeth you could be an ideal candidate for implants, especially
if your smile reveals
you are uncomfortable with the way your dentures fit. Loose
dentures can cause sore gums because of friction or food
trapped under the bridgework.
teeth from gum disease may need support.
implants can give you a new base to support new teeth to
function and feel like natural teeth.
When are dental
implants more advisable?
implants are advisable in visible frontal areas or where a missing
tooth could be replaced with a supporting tooth required for a bridge.
Replacement of a single
Replacement of multiple
Replacement of the entire dental
upper and lower.
dentures loose and your gums sore?
Without teeth, the jawbone looses mass over
time. Without a solid base, loose dentures have a tendency to irritate the
gums... causing pain and sores while at the same time trapping food under the
combined with clips or attachments allow dentures to fit tight.
refitting or replacing your
dentures may work for a short while, it
is not a long-term solution.
surgeon administers gentle treatment to the bone to ensure success
of the procedure. Discomfort is held to a minimum, as your comfort
and safety is our greatest concern!
speaking, considering long-term medical and aesthetic values, the
overall cost is low. Your trip to Costa Rica will virtually pay
itself by the very affordable treatment available at the Prisma
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