Después de la colocación de implantes

Qué puedo usar para los dientes mientras los implantes sanan?

Many options are available, and they are tailored to your specific requirements. If you need a replacement tooth while the implants are healing, temporary removable teeth or a temporary bridge can be made. Si faltan todos los dientes, we can usually modify your present complete denture or make you a new temporary denture. If you would prefer non-removable teeth during the healing phase, implantes transicionales temporales generalmente pueden ser colocados junto con los implantes permanentes, y dientes temporales pueden ser hechos e inserta el mismo día. Dependiendo de su situación particular, some implants can be placed and “loadedimmediately. This means a temporary or permanent replacement tooth can be placed on, or shortly after, the day the implant is placed.

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Cuáles son los problemas potenciales?

Although it is natural to be concerned about the pain that may be caused by these procedures, most patients do not experience severe or significant post-operative pain. Pain medication and antibiotics will be prescribed for you to make your recovery as easy as possible. De vez en cuando, some people develop post-operative infections that require additional antibiotic treatment. Even though great care is taken to place the implant precisely, occasionally adjacent teeth are injured in the placement process. Adicionalmente, there is a chance that the nerve in the lower jaw, which provides sensation to your lower lip and chin, may be affected. If you are missing quite a lot of bone, it might be difficult to place an implant without infringing on the nerve space. Although we take great care to avoid this nerve, occasionally it is irritated during the procedure, resulting in tingling, numbness or a complete lack of sensation in your lip, chin or tongue. Usually these altered sensations will resolve within time, but they can be permanent and/or painful. If you notify us of post-operative numbness as soon as possible, it will allow us to manage your care in the most appropriate way.

Cuánto tiempo duran los implantes?

Implants usually last a long time. When patients are missing all of their teeth, long-term studies (more than 30 años) show an 80 a 90 percent success rate. For patients missing one or several teeth, recent studies show a success rate of greater than 95 percent, which compares favorably with other areas in the body that receive implant replacement (such as hips or knees). sin embargo, Si uno de sus implantes dentales no se cura correctamente o se afloja después de un período de tiempo, you may need to have it removed. After the site heals (or on occasion at the time of removal), another implant usually can be placed.

Cuando se unen los dientes de reemplazo en el implante?

The replacement teeth are usually attached to the implant when adequate healing has occurred and your jaw bone is firmly fused to the implant. Depending on a variety of factors, es posible comenzar esta fase de su tratamiento inmediatamente o poco después de la colocación de implantes. Vamos a revisar la secuencia de tratamiento más adecuado y el momento para su situación particular.

The dental work required to complete your treatment is complex. Most of the work involves actually making the new teeth before they are placed. Your appointments are considered more comfortable and more pleasant than previous methods of tooth replacement. Frequently, this process can be performed without local anesthesia.

El tratamiento restaurador comienza con impresiones especializadas que nos permiten producir una réplica de la boca y los implantes. También vamos a hacer "picar” registros para que ver la relación de sus mandíbulas superiores e inferiores. Con esta información, vamos a hacer los estribos (support posts) that attach your replacement teeth to your implants. Various types of abutments exist. Frequently, podemos utilizar "fuera de la plataforma” pilares. Otras veces, pilares personalizados deben estar hechos de oro o un material cerámico del color del diente. Como se puede imaginar, estos pilares de encargo añadir al tiempo costo y tratamiento. Which abutment to use is a decision that often cannot be made until after healing is complete and impressions have been made.

The number of appointments and the amount of time required for each appointment is different for each patient. No two cases are exactly the same and regardless of the number of teeth replaced, the work must be completed with great precision and attention to detail. If you are having only a few teeth replaced, as few as three short appointments may be required. Between appointments, necesitamos tiempo para completar el trabajo de laboratorio es necesario para hacer los dientes de reemplazo. It is most beneficial that you keep all of your scheduled appointments.

If your final restoration is a removable denture, you will need to come to as many as five office appointments (although it may be fewer) over the following several months. During these appointments, vamos a realizar una serie de impresiones, bites and adjustments in order to make your new teeth, as well as the custom support bars, snaps, magnets, o ganchos que se sujetan los dientes a los implantes. During this period, every effort will be made to ensure you have comfortable, dientes de reemplazo temporal.

En general, once your implants are placed, Usted puede esperar de su tratamiento de reemplazo de diente para ser terminado en cualquier parte de 1 a 12 meses. Por estas razones, es difícil decirte exactamente cuánto la fase restauradora de su tratamiento tendrá un costo, Aunque usted debe recibir una estimación razonable de nuestra oficina. También es difícil darle un plazo específico para completar su tratamiento hasta después de que los implantes están listos para la restauración.

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Cómo puedo limpiar mis dientes nuevos?

As with natural teeth, it is important that you clean implant-supported restorations regularly with toothbrushes, floss and any other recommended aids. You should also visit your dentist several times each year for hygiene and maintenance. As with regular dentures and other tooth replacements, sus implantes y sus componentes asociados están sujetos a desgaste y eventualmente serán necesario reparar, including clip replacement, relines, screw tightening, and other adjustments.

Will One Doctor Do Everything?

En general, a dental surgeon places the implant(s) and performs other necessary surgical proceduresyour general dentist provides the temporary and permanent replacement teeth. Both doctors are involved in planning your dental treatment. también, depending upon a variety of factors, different dental specialists may help with your dental care.

How Much Does All Of This Cost?

Before treatment begins, every effort will be made to give you an accurate estimate of all the expenses involved in placing the implants and making your replacement teeth. In many cases, there is an initial charge for the diagnostic work-up, including study models, rayos X, and the fabrication of a surgical template to ensure the best possible result. In addition you will be charged for the abutment or support post(s), plus the crown, dentadura postiza, or anything else that will be placed over the implants, including temporary restorations. Periodic maintenance such as hygiene visits, tissue conditioners, denture relines and other repairs will also incur additional charges.

When different doctors are involved in your treatment, you will be charged separately for their services. We will try to assist you in estimating what your actual payments will be after we evaluate your insurance coverage or other third party payments. también, you should consider your personal financial investment in each treatment option as some insurance companies provide limited or no coverage.

Each patient is unique, and it is not possible for us to discuss every option and every contingency for treatment outcome. This booklet is intended to help you understand the general treatment options available to you. If your specific treatment options are not clear, please contact us. We will be happy to answer any questions you have about your dental care.