About Dental Implant

What is Dental Implant?

Dental Implant is an artificial root used to replace real root by means of surgery. A crown will be placed on top of the implant to restore the function and beauty of real tooth after 3~6 months of healing process.


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What are the Advantages of Dental Implant?

1. Need only daily cleaning with real teeth.
2. Crowned as the second pair of permanent teeth, capable of enduring bite force with the appearance and functions resmbling real teeth.
3. Avoid facial hollowing cause by bone absorption and receding due to missing teeth.
4. More comforable and painless than conventional dentures.


What is the Surgical Procedure of Dental Implant?

1. Pre-surgical evaluation
2. Implant size selection and surgical site positioning
3. Implant placement
4. Crown placement
5. Post-surgical check-up and maintenence

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Dental implant requires daily cleaning like natural tooth to be kept healthy. Besides daily brushing and flossing, regular check-up with the dentist every three months in the 1st year and every 6-12 months after the 1st year of dental implantation is required in order to effectively prevent peri-implantitis.