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Dental Implants For Natural Healthy Looking Teeth

Losing teeth can be a shattering experience for anyone. Missing teeth affect your physical appearance and self-esteem. They also cause consequent problems like losing your chewing ability or speech problems.

Dental implants are widely used for enhancing dental health and appearance. Actually experts regard dental implants as the most effective choice for replacing missing teeth. They are designed to last a lifetime.

Dental implants are surgically placed into the jawbone beneath the gum line, fused in the jawbone making them invisible.

Who Is Eligible For Dental Implants?

It is important for patients with missing teeth to understand that sometimes dental implants are not the suitable solution. Dr. Chandaran is also able to assist patients who have an existing medical or dental condition that prevents them from getting dental implants. Dr. Chandran will work with you to find a treatment that will achieve your dental goals.

Patient Enquiry

Factors that determine if you are a good dental implant candidate include:

  • Missing one or more teeth

  • You want to improve your mouth’s function and speech

  • You are committed to good oral health

  • You cannot or will not wear dentures

  • Your oral tissues are healthy

  • You do not have any health conditions that might affect the bone’s healing process

  • You are healthy enough to undergo a dental extraction or oral surgery.

  • You have enough jawbone to hold the dental implants in position coupled with healthy gums.

  • Your dentures are causing you pain and discomfort or hindering your speech

Patients that have a thin or weak jawbone can not do the procedure because it can easily break when the implants procedure is being done. They may need to do a bone graft before getting implants. Sometimes the bone is not high enough to fix an implant or if the sinuses are placed too close to one another, then a sinus lift may be required.

Results and Benefits Of Dental Implants

  • The patient will feel comfortable after the procedure if they had discomfort before.

  • Improved speech and better eating experience

  • Dental implant are not susceptible to cavities

  • Improved self-confidence

  • Implants help maintain the jaw bone, and reduce gum tissue irritation

  • The patient’s dental appearance will also be enhanced.

  • Implants are stable, eliminating the need for removable or partial dentures. They can also serve as an anchor for other dental prostheses like crowns, bridges and dentures.

Risk Factors for Long-term Success Of Dental Implants

Patients who get dental implants should take proper care of them. This will ensure that they last long. They should…

Avoid smoking cigarettes.

Practice good oral health

Visit the dental specialist regularly

Dr. Chandran is able to offer dental implant services in Johannesburg. He is an experienced and trained dental surgeons / periodontist who will make sure that your dental implants give you a perfect smile for many years.

Dental assessments will help us understand whether or not you make a good candidate, for a dental implants.