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Category: Dental Implants

How Long do Dental Implants Last?

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Dental implants can last for a lifetime. To learn more, call Calgary dentist Dr. Steven Cload at (403) 278-1415 and schedule your consultation today. Dental implants are the only solution for missing teeth with the potential of lasting for a lifetime. Where other options for tooth replacement focus on the tooth itself, dental implants are inserted directly into the bone of the jaw where they replace missing roots. It is this difference that provides many of the benefits offered by dental implants and allows them to outlast options such as dentures and dental bridges.

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Dental Implants and the Risk of Infection

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The dental implant procedure, like every medical procedure that involves even small alterations to the human body, carries with it certain risks. In the case of dental implants, infection is one of the most common complications. . Dr.cload will walk you through the procedure at your initial consultation and discuss with you potential risks of implant placement and how to minimise the risk.But there is a risk of infection during the procedure, as there is during any surgical procedure.

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How Soon Can I Get a Dental Implant?

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How soon you can get an implant depends on the type of implant you require and the biting position of the implant. In some case we can place the implant and restore it with a temporary healing crown immediately so aesthetically you have a tooth to smile with straight away. This is the exception though. In most cases it will take 4 months before you have a fully restored tooth.

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Should I Get Mini Dental Implants or Traditional Dental Implants?

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When deciding on a permanent solution for your missing or severely damaged teeth, you should consult with a dentist, evaluate the facts and decide which option best meets your needs and goals. With recent dental implant technological advancements, there are multiple choices to replace your teeth.

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How Soon Can I Get a Dental Implant?

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If you are missing one or more teeth, you may be eager to fill that gap with a dental implant. A dental implant is a great way to create a lasting solution to complete your smile – they maintain a 95% success rate if cared for properly. If you work with Calgary implant dentist Dr. Steven Cload, you can expect a dedicated and caring staff to help you through the dental implant process.

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Mini Implants

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Mini Implants are a fairly new introduction to the Implant field. Basically the name says it all. They are narrower than traditional implants and so can be used in area where available bone quantity is a issue. They can also be loaded immediately in certain situations. What does loading immediate loading mean? Traditional implants in most situations cannot be placed into the bone and then be used in the bite straight away.

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Care and Maintenance of Dental Implants

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Taking good care of your dental implants is as simple – and as important – as taking care of your natural teeth. Failing to take proper care of your dental implants can wreak a lot of havoc with your smile in the future, but quickly having a dental implant repaired if it happens to get damaged can save you a lot of time, expense and frustration.

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Different Types of Dental Implants

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If you are missing any teeth and have made the decision to get dental implants, the next step for you is determining which type of dental implant is right for you. Here at Southcentre Dental Clinic in Calgary, Dr. Steven Cload and his team will work with you to figure out which type of dental implant would work best for you based on the number of teeth you have missing, as well as your jawbone structure.

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