Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Single and multiple dental implants

Dental implants can be defined as a screw-like titanium anchor that is used as an artificial replacement for natural tooth roots. Once the implant has fused to existing bone, it can then provide the structure for a prosthetic tooth.

Implants can be used as a single tooth replacement or planned as multiple implants to replace a partial or full complement of artificial teeth.

Single dental implant

If you are missing a single tooth, a single dental implant can replace both the lost natural tooth and its root acting as long-term treatment for tooth loss.

With the use of innovative digital technology, Dr Puljich will scan and digitally plan the placement of the implant. Once the appropriate plan has been erected, a titanium rod will be surgically anchored into the jaw using the hole created by your missing tooth, this is called keyhole surgery.

Once completed, we allow 3-6 months for osseointegration to occur, which is the process in which your bone accepts the implant as it fuses to mimic a natural tooth root. The next stage of this process will see Dr Puljich take an impression of the Implant and have a custom-made crown fixture designed that mimics the appearance of the rest of your teeth.

Multiple dental implants

If you have more than one missing tooth, multiple dental implants may be the most ideal solution for your circumstances. Multiple dental implants offer a comfortable and functional approach to multiple tooth loss as they replace teeth without support from adjacent natural teeth, deeming it the best solution for long-term success.

Where single dental implants get placed in the gap of your tooth, multiple dental implants help by supporting the fixture of a bridge or a denture opposed to single crowns. This allows more prosthetic teeth to be implemented without needing an implant for each crown.

If you’re suffering from tooth loss, Dr Puljich will make a professional decision regarding the most appropriate approach for the restoration and rejuvenation of your oral health.

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