MINI DENTAL IMPLANTS
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Dental Problems Can Change Your the Way You Look and the Way You Feel About Yourself
“Learn how mini dental implants can change the way you look and feel about yourself”
Do you want beautiful teeth? Then just brushing your teeth is not going to cut it! It takes more than just brushing to have beautiful teeth. Putting a little extra time and money into your teeth goes a long way and boy what a difference it makes on your smile. As we get older, you will notice that dental problems slowly creep upon us and many individuals experience the horror of having to lose their teeth. Here are just a few common reasons why people lose their teeth:
ü Old age sets in
ü Accidents, any type of blow to the mouth can cause the possibility of losing one or more teeth
ü Fist fights
ü Contact Sports
ü Diseases - (ex. gum disease)
Whatever the cause - losing your tooth or teeth is not something to lose sleep over. In today’s world where technology has excelled to unbelievable lengths there are now various ways to repair, replace and fix any type of dental problem. The dental community has developed ways to substitute your missing teeth. You are probably asking yourself, “How is this possible?” One-way is by using mini dental implants. Mini dental implants are dental procedures that enable your dentists to replace your teeth with artificial teeth made to match your natural teeth. They look so natural that I guarantee nobody will know that they are not real!
What Is The Difference Between a Dental Implant Vs. Mini Dental Implants?
If your interesting in dental implants you may be confused with the various similar dental implants which dentists offer. Many people get confused with the difference between mini dental implants and the regular size (standard) dental implants. One of the major differences is size. While a traditional implant is between 4mm and 5.75mm in size, the mini plants are just 2mm in size. This make installation of them easier than the traditional ones and it also allows them to be implanted on narrower areas that were previously hard to access with traditional implants.
The mini dental implants are reproductions of your teeth that give you a strong basis for your permanent or detachable teeth. These teeth are custom made for patients to go with their real teeth. Some dentists refer to them as a denture implant. Regardless of size, all denture implants are made from titanium implants that fuse to the patient's jawbone and form the base for the replacement teeth. It is like putting a screw into a piece of wood. The mini dental implants are placed into the jawbone and in a few weeks attach themselves solidly to the bone.
A mini implant is smaller and thinner than a regular dental implant. Mini tooth implants are also more affordable and cost a lot less than a regular dental implant. The mini dental implant is also less invasive, takes less time to complete procedure, and heals much quicker than other implant procedures causing less discomfort for the patient. Mini implants work well for many patients because they cost less, the mini dental procedure takes less time, and it will not burn a whole in your pocket. Mini dental implants have over a 90 percent success rate. Mini dental implants have become very popular over the last decade and more and more people are resorting to mini dental implants as their choice of procedure.
What Other Uses Does Mini Dental Implants Have?
A mini-implant is a titanium screw with a round head that is placed into your jaw and an o-ring is placed into your denture to snap your denture securely in place. When a patient's dentures do not stay put, the lower denture can be stabilized with mini dental implants; this is known as denture stabilization. The bottom denture will then snap onto the implants, offering better support and help the dentures to stay in place. The procedure can stabilize a patient's denture or other prosthetic in just a few hours. Many people get mini dentures for this reason. It also provides immediate and on-going stabilization for those who cannot tolerate full size conventional implants.
What Do Mini Dental Implants Do For the Patient?
Mini dental implants replace any teeth in your mouth that are broken or missing. Dentists use artificial teeth (the mini dental implants) that appear and work just like your other teeth – the real ones. Mini dental implant gives people the chance to have fake teeth rooted in their mouth that look exactly like real teeth instead of using dentures or bridges.
Mini dental implants are one of the most widely used procedures used worldwide. More than bridges and any other procedures made to substitute missing teeth. Here are some of the reasons dental implants are so widely used worldwide:
ü They last longer than of the other procedures used to replace missing teeth
ü They enhance your smile
ü Mini dental implants slow down any type of bone loss
ü Mini dental implants preserves healthy tooth tissue
ü They have over a 90% success rate
ü The installation takes one procedure instead of two
ü The procedure takes 2 hours or less
ü The surgery is only minimally invasive, and there is no gum cutting and you will not need to have any stitches removed
What Are The Benefits Of Mini Dental Implants?
Dental implants can help you eat or talk better. If you are uncomfortable, with you set of teeth or you are just not happy with the way you look when you smile then you may want to consider getting mini dental implants. Everyone I know who got mini dental implants told me that they were glad that they did.
Who Would Benefit The Most from This Procedure?
ü People who are missing several teeth
ü People who want to improve their smile
ü People who want to enhance existing teeth
ü People who want to enhance their upper or lower jaw
ü People who suffer from teeth erosion
What Are The Advantages Of Mini Dental Implants?
There are many advantages to snap on and snap off dental implants, including:
ü Improved appearance – Mini dentures look and feel like your own teeth and because they are designed to fuse with bone, they become permanent.
ü Improved speech - With poor-fitting dentures, the teeth can slip within the mouth causing you to mumble or slur your words. Mini dentures allow you to speak without the worry that your teeth might slip.
ü Improved comfort - Because they become part of you, Mini dentures implants eliminate the discomfort of removable dentures.
ü Easier eating - Sliding dentures can make chewing difficult. Mini dental implants function like your own teeth, allowing you to eat your favorite foods with confidence and without pain.
ü Improved self-esteem - Mini dental implants can give you back your smile and help you feel better about yourself.
ü Improved oral health – Improved bone retention and improved oral health.
ü Strong - Mini dental implants are very durable and will last many years. They have over a 90% success rate. With good care, many mini dental implants last a lifetime.
ü Convenience - Mini dental implants eliminate the embarrassing inconvenience of removing your dentures, as well as the need for messy adhesives or pastes to keep your dentures in place.
ü Cost effective - Mini dental implants is a much quicker, more cost effective and there is no damage or irreversible treatment done to the existing teeth.
Can Anyone Who Wants Mini Dentures Get Them?
Unless you have had radiation to your jaw, you are probably could get them if you need them. Individuals with uncontrolled diabetes are poor risks. Patients who have lost nearly their entire lower jawbone can still get mini dental implants. The best people for mini dental implants are patients who are in good general and oral health, since the mini-implants are connected with the gum tissues and underlying bone in the mouth.
The Mini Dental Implant Procedure
What Does the Dental Implant Procedure Entail?
Usually you have an initial consultation with the dentist who will be performing the procedure. The whole procedure itself takes one appointment. It is an easy procedure, which requires NO non-lingering sedation. Placement of the implants is accomplished quickly and easily in a process performed in the dentist's office with some type of sedation to make you feel comfortable. Your gums will not be cut open and no sutures are needed.
ü Step 1: A small hole is placed in your gum and the mini-implants are gently screwed into the bone. The heads of the implants stick out from the gum tissue and provide a strong, solid foundation that your denture will actually snap tightly on to and lock itself.
ü Step 2: There is a special drill is used to create a place for each implant. Usually there are six implants.
ü Step 3: Each of the tiny implants is held by a small finger driver that inserts the implant and acts as a screwdriver.
ü Step 4: A winged wrench further tightens the mini implant.
ü Step 5: A ratchet wrench firmly seats the implants into place, assuring an accurate and enduring fit.
The mini-implant can be used immediately. The great thing is that the day the mini-implants are placed, you can often attach the denture the same day. A patient's old, loose existing plate can often be used.
After the Dental Implant Procedure
You are probably going to experience some discomfort for at least a week, but have no fear over-the-counter pain medications are here to save the day! You can use medications like Tylenol or Motrin. These pain relievers will decrease any pain your are experiencing. Dental implants have been around for decades and they could last a lifetime depending how well you take care of them. Remember, your mini dental implants are not made of crypto mite they still can be damaged if you are not careful, get gum disease or if you do not brush and floss frequently. Just because you have dental implants does not mean you can stop caring for your teeth. Mini dental implants require the same care as your real teeth, so brushing, flossing, and make sure you go for your regular dental check-ups. Your dentist will have you come in for periodic follow-up visits so they can check your mini-implants, the fit of your dentures and the health of your gums.
Improving you smile goes a long way not only are you improving yourself physically, but emotionally you will feel great and I guarantee your self-esteem will raise to the occasion too!