Wellesley Oral Surgery & Implants Woman With Implants

In order to improve dental aesthetics, it is first necessary to proceed with the placement of the dental implant through a surgical intervention.

Before proceeding with this treatment, it is of great importance to make a patient’s medical history where all the data of interest will be recorded, as well as the background, current pathologies and medication. Also other concepts such as allergies or toxicological habits.

The next step is to perform a detailed examination both extra orally and intraorally, in order to determine the risks and possible benefits of implant placement.

Sometimes, for the placement of a dental implant, complementary tests are necessary, such as a panoramic radiograph or a CT scan, in order to study the case in detail and know exactly the diagnosis and to establish an adequate prognosis and an individualized treatment plan.

The prosthetic rehabilitation phase with which an aesthetic improvement is obtained, although also functional and phonatory, is performed once the dental implant has been placed and the necessary time has elapsed for an adequate osseointegration between the implant and the bone, that is about 3 or 4 months. After these months, the molds and crown tests on the implant begin.

Crowns on dental implants can be, mainly of two types: cemented or screwed. The crown on the implant that is most frequently used today for its main advantages is the screwed crown. This offers advantages such as allowing a new cover to be placed in the future simply by unscrewing the old crown and re-screwing the new one.

This type of crowns can be made with various materials: ceramic metal, ceramic zirconium or pure ceramic. If you want to perform an implantological rehabilitation in the aesthetic zone, that is, in the anterior area of ​​the oral cavity, aesthetic and white materials are usually used so that the aesthetic is not compromised over the years. The most suitable material is ceramics or crowns on implants using zirconium and ceramics, combining both where the zirconium provides a greater masticatory and ceramic resistance placed in the last layer to offer a perfect, natural and pleasant aesthetic result.

So before a prosthetic rehabilitation in the anterior sector where aesthetics is highly compromised, if a good dental aesthetic can be achieved through the placement of implants and a subsequent rehabilitation with the placement of a crown on the implant.