For completely edentulous patients, Vero Beach dental implants are the best option there is especially if they’re worried about fake teeth slipping while eating and talking. Dental implants have become the gold standard for teeth replacement all over the world over the last few decades. Because of its durability and numerous benefits to patients in need of teeth replacement, the popularity of dental implants has rapidly increased. But what does it take for a successful dental implant placement? It requires a process called “osseointegration”.
Osseointegration (to make whole) is the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing artificial implant. This process allows dental implants to become a permanent part of your jaw. The process of osseointegration typically lasts between three to six months.
Implant loading can be challenging. If you have had several failed dental implants in recent months, it could be due to your health, the quality of the bone or the procedure itself could be the problem. For oral surgeons, observing the bone density when loading an implant is very important. If the bone is dense on placement, immediate loading can be applied in some cases. Here are several principles that can guide you in deciding to load or not to load an implant:
If you’re interested in getting Vero Beach dental implants, our team at Smooth Sailing Dental would be glad to be of service to you. Contact us to schedule an appointment with us.