Dental Implants We Offer implant dentistry. Dental implants are screws made of titanium that functions as roots of the artificial teeth that becomes foundation for crowns, bridges and dentures. Titanium is an excellent material that is proven safe. It has been used for many years in orthopedic surgeries. Implants are designed to restore missing teeth, if you have missing teeth you may wish to consider dental implants because it is the best option available. It is a permanent replacement of missing teeth designed to create an illusion of natural teeth that's coming out from the gums. Whether your missing tooth is a result of bone loss, tooth decay, injury or congenitally missing, we want to help you restore your smile with new implants that looks & functions just like a tooth. It is significantly stronger than bridges or dentures, and it offers a permanent solution to lost teeth. It preserves the bone a keeps it from receding because its like having your own natural tooth. When you loose your teeth, the bone shrinks and it makes you look older. And when you come to our office, you'll be treated with personalized care and quality service. We'll walk you through the whole procedure, stages and address any concerns you may have. Call today for a consultation.
Implant #3 & #4 with abutment Crown Restoration
1. Implant #19
2. Implant #3
3. Implant #4
Dental Implant Surgery After Care______
Post Oral Surgery Instructions Do not disturb the wound. Do not spit, rinse, drink with a straw and touch the area on the day of the surgery. There will be a metal healing abutment sticking out from your gums. If your surgery was on the upper jaw, avoid sneezing and blowing your nose so the maxillary sinus won't be disturb or get affected.
Bleeding Some bleeding or redness in the saliva is normal for 24 hours. Excessive bleeding (your mouth fills up rapidly with blood) can be controlled by biting on a gauze pad placed directly on the bleeding wound for 30 minutes. If bleeding continues please call the office for further instructions.
Pain You should begin taking pain medication as soon as you feel the local anesthetic wearing off. For moderate pain, 1 or 2 Tylenol or Extra Strength Tylenol may be taken every 3-4 hours. Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) may be taken instead of Tylenol. Ibuprofen, bought over the counter comes in 200 mg tablets: 2-3tablets may be taken every 3-4 hours as needed for pain. For severe pain, the prescribed medication should be taken as directed. Do not take any of the above medication if you are allergic, or have been instructed by your doctor not to take it.
Swelling Swelling is a normal occurrence after surgery. To minimize swelling, pain and bruising, apply an ice bag, or a plastic bag, or towel filled with ice on the cheek area of surgery or ice chips inside the mouth on the side of the surgery. Apply the ice continuously, as much as possible, for the first 36 hours.
Diet Drink plenty of fluids. Avoid hot liquids or food. Soft food and liquids should be eaten on the day of surgery. Return to a normal diet as soon as possible unless otherwise directed.
Antibiotics Be sure to take the prescribed antibiotics as directed to help prevent infection.
Oral Hygiene Good oral hygiene is essential to good healing. The night of the surgery, avoid rinsing vigorously be gentle initially with brushing the surgical areas. The day after surgery, use the prescribed Peridex twice daily for 30 seconds , after breakfast and before bed. Do not eat, drink or rinse your mouth for 30 minutes after using the medicated rinse. Using this rinse more than twice a day will cause staining of your teeth. Warm salt water rinses (teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water) should be used at least 2 times a day, as well, especially after meals.
Activity Keep physical activities to a minimum immediately following surgery.If you are considering exercise, throbbing or bleeding may occur. If this occurs, you should discontinue exercising. Keep in mind that you are probably not taking normal nourishment. This may weaken you and further limit your ability to exercise.
Wearing your Prosthesis Partial dentures, flippers, or full dentures should not be used immediately after surgery.This was discussed in the pre-operative consultation.
Post Operative Problems or Complications: As with any procedure, unexpected post operative complications can occur. It is our desire that your recovery be as smooth and pleasant as possible. Please let us know 1. If you notice the unexpected flow of air or nasal drips between your mouth & nose. 2. For upper molar implant with bone graft - and you see small particles of graft material being discharge from nose. 3. For upper implant - and you experience sinus or nasal congestion on the side your surgery was performed. 4. Increase of swelling in your mouth, face, cheek or lips
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