Having gaps is one of the most embarrassing features that we can have. We always want to have a perfect smile and there are plenty of treatments that can be done to fix it. The most ideal and cost-effective type of treatment is dental implants.
There are two main types of dental implants and those are Endosteal and Subperiosteal.
Endosteal is usually made of titanium and shaped like small screws and is the commonly used implant.
Another type of dental implant is Subperiosteal which is attached under the gum but on, or above, the jawbone. This type of implant is usually recommended for patients who do not have enough healthy natural jawbone and cannot or does not want to undergo a bone augmentation procedure to rebuild new bones.
How long does it take to get a dental implant? And how long does a dental implant procedure take? Tooth implant process takes time. Not all patients are suitable for the treatment hence, your dentist will do several tests to check if you have healthy gums and bones.
Dental implant process timeline depends on how fast the healing process of a patient but it usually takes 4-6 months for it to be completely healed. While on the process of healing, you may wear temporary dentures to fill in the missing tooth.
Teeth implants in Sydney will last for 10-15 years so it is important that you follow good oral hygiene to avoid infection as well as to avoid cavities. Keeping your gums and teeth healthy throughout the process is really important for you to appreciate having dental implants.