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Peri-implantitis, the ticking time bomb

Posted by | Date: December 05, 2017 | Tags:dental implants, peri-implantitis

Peri-implantitis, the ticking time bomb

Dental implants are the only way to replace an entire missing tooth, with all of its parts, including the tooth root. This is important because only if the entire tooth is replaced can the condition of tooth loss be stopped otherwise, if there is no tooth root, the alveolus starts to disintegrate, leading to a loosening of the rest of your teeth as well. But dental implants are not altogether free from negative side effects either. Just recently, an unfavourable aspect has been uncovered, and it’s called peri-implantitis.

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Dental Implants In The Long Run

Posted by | Date: October 25, 2017 | Tags:dental implant, tooth, teeth, dental, peri-implantitis, problems dental implants

Dental Implants In The Long Run

Dental implants are known as a permanent solution to the problem of tooth loss. They are known to stay good for a decade or so after placement and are the only known method of tooth replacement that stops tooth loss as a condition from getting worse, and replaces every aspect of the tooth, both functionally and aesthetically. But is it really a permanent solution? How will the same dental implant look in twenty years, for example? What can go wrong over time? This article seeks to explain a little about the expected life of dental implants, how long they should last and how to care for them to get the most out of them.

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