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How do Dental Implants Work?


Have you thought about having dental implants?

Maybe just wondered how dental implants work?

Keep reading we will answer the question how dental implants work and a few other questions.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are usually cylinder or post made from titanium and are placed in your jawbone by an experienced Orthodontist.

How do dental implants work?

Dental implants Toronto work just like normal teeth.

The only exception is that the implant is secured onto a post that has been drilled and place permanently into your jawbone.

Once the dental implant with replacement tooth is in, you can eat your regular foods, as well as, brush your teeth as you normally would.

You must continue with good oral hygiene in order to keep your dental implant and the rest of your teeth healthy.

Who is a good candidate for dental implants?

Anyone who is healthy enough for an oral surgery can have dental implants.

The patient requires healthy gums and jawbone to properly place the dental implant, and need to be dedicated to good oral hygiene.

If you are a heavy smoker, have had radiation, have type 2 diabetes, or heart disease you will need to be assessed individually.

How are dental implants put in?

You will generally be put under (sleep) in order to have this procedure done. If you want dental implants Toronto get your consultation.

  1. You will need a consultation or an evaluation.
  2. The post is placed in the jawbone by drilling a hole and screwing it in.
  3. After that heals then the connector and the implant tooth are put in.
  4. Now you can eat regular foods, brush your teeth etc. Just make sure to continue with good oral hygiene and regular checkups to keep the dental implants and the rest of your teeth clean and healthy.



Lawrence Avenue Dental November 28, 2017