Steps for Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants Steps for Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants
Steps for Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Steps for Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Aug 03,2022

Different teeth replacement options are available, but many people prefer dental implants because they function and look like natural teeth. After your dentist fits the dental implants, it permanently replaces the tooth structure, meaning you can care for your dental implant like your natural teeth.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants in Harley Street are a good tooth replacement option for all adults regardless of age. You can use a dental implant if you lose a tooth due to infection, decay or injury or naturally have no tooth. Dental implants have several benefits, and the dental implant procedure may take months.  

Understanding the necessary steps before starting your teeth replacement journey with dental implants is very important.  

Steps involved in the dental implant procedure

The following are the necessary steps for fitting dental implants to replace missing teeth. Your dental implant procedure will start with a consultation. Although the consultation isn’t on this list, it allows you to discuss the details of your implant procedure with the dentist and ask all necessary questions to understand the procedure.

  • Getting dental impressions and x-rays

You will have an appointment with the dentist to get your teeth impressions and x-rays. This is a pre-surgical appointment that allows the dental professional to understand your needs before the implant placement.

  • Placing the dental implants

This procedure involves placing the implant in your mouth. You will receive anaesthesia to numb the area and prevent pain during dental implant surgery. The dentist will make a small incision in your gum tissue to place the implant in your jawbone.

After placing the implant, the osteointegration process will begin. The process involves the fusion of the dental implant into the jawbone and will take a couple of months.

  • Placing the abutment

After osteointegration, you will have the third appointment to place the abutment. The abutment is the part of the implant that supports the dental prosthesis, usually a dental implant. (Should say crown )

  • Placing the dental crown

Your fourth appointment will be to place the dental implant on the abutment. The dental implant ( should say crown ) is custom-made for all patients, giving you an aesthetically pleasing and functional tooth. Our experienced dentist will plan the dental implant procedure to ensure you get functional and natural-looking teeth. You can read our reviews online to confirm our dentist’s exceptional work. Call us now on 020 7183 4091 to schedule an appointment for your dental implants.