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Dental Implants at Your Dentistree

Dental Implants

Dental implants are used to restore missing teeth. Composed of titanium they are inserted into the jawbone. Therefore, it’s a great permanent option for those that have lost teeth.

Benefits of dental implants:

  • Fused into the jawbone making them reliable and strong
  • Fixed unlike dentures which can move around
  • Typically, more comfortable than wearing dentures
  • Do not affect neighbouring teeth
  • Do not require separate care or cleaning products
  • Look natural and function like real teeth
  • Prevent bone and gum deterioration

What can dental implants be used for:

  • Replace missing teeth
  • Securing dentures, eeither fixed or removable
  • Support dental bridges

What are dental implants made of?

Titanium, a biodegradable material which is accepted by the body. It creates a strong foundation for the replacement of teeth.

Dental implant procedure:

  1. Preparation: a titanium post is surgically placed into the jawbone. The patient is given approximately 3-4 months for the implant to integrate into the bone.
  2. A special connector is placed over the implant. This will be visible above the gum line. It will be the support between the implant and crown.
  3. A crown is fitted and secured.

How long do implants last:

Dental hygiene and lifestyle factors can affect the longevity. Consequently, they can last a lifetime depending on how well they’re maintained.

Caring for your dental implants:

It’s recommended to take proper care to give them the best chance of lasting a lifetime. It’s recommended to brush and floss twice a day. A diet minimising sugary drinks and snacks is recommended. As a result, it’s advisable to visit the dentist every six months to maintain regular check ups and ensure longevity.

If you’re looking for experienced and trusted dental practitioners, Your Dentistree can assist. We provide dental implants for residents of Cheltenham, Moorabbin, Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Brighton, Sandringham, Hampton, Parkdale, Mentone, Caulfield, Dingley Village, Heatherton and many others nearby.

Call our friendly team on 9585 8282.

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