If you’re concerned about missing teeth, don’t be. We, at Dr. Clifford C. Compton’s dental practice just have the perfect solution for you. Mini dental implants can provide you with stable and natural-looking tooth replacements, to ease your worries over lost teeth. Dental implants are screws that are surgically implanted into your jawbone; thereby, providing a strong foothold for prosthetic teeth, dentures, bridges, and even crowns. Mini dental implants, therefore give you a permanent, lasting, and highly stable option to replace lost teeth. What’s great about mini implants is that they’re considered to be a more affordable and less invasive alternative than full size dental implants! You get the benefits of having dental implants while not going through the complexities of a full size implant surgery.
How Are Mini Dental Implants Different from Full Size Dental Implants?
Both the Mini and full size dental implants involve the surgical placement of titanium screws into the jawbone. However, the difference lies in the fact that mini dental implants are much smaller than their full size counterpart. While the diameter of a full size implant is around 3 millimeters, a mini dental implant only has a diameter of about 1.8 millimeters or less. Thus, mini dental implants offer faster healing time, faster osseointegration, and lesser complications.
Full size dental implants take about 2 to 3 months to complete as the dentist needs to wait for osseointegration to finish. This is not the case with mini implants. This treatment can be performed in less than 3 weeks from the initial consultation to the time when the patient’s gums are healed. After inserting the mini implants, prosthetic teeth can be instantly attached to them; thus, greatly reducing waiting time.
Mini dental implants are considered to be an advanced development in tooth replacement procedures. It offers stability, something that dentures lack. It also offers the benefits of a full size dental implant minus the inconveniences associated with it. It also offers a strong attachment point for bridges, dentures, and other types of prosthetic teeth. Mini dental implants make tooth replacement a more convenient process for patients with lost teeth.
Can Anyone Receive Mini Dental Implants?
Healthy gums and adequate bone mass are a prerequisite for mini dental implants. However, since it is less invasive than full size implants, it makes a viable option for those who are not qualified to undergo a full size implant surgery. Mini dental implants are inserted directly into the jawbone; thus, resulting in faster healing time. They’re perfect for patients who are looking for an inexpensive alternative, as well as those who do not have adequate jawbone for a full size implant. It is best to consult with Dr. Compton if you’re considering having mini dental implants.
Visit Dr. Clifford C. Compton III, your Trusted, Qualified Provider of Mini Dental Implants in South Concord, NC
Find out more about mini dental implants by visiting our practice. Talk about it with Dr. Compton, so he can fully explain the procedure and the benefits that you can expect from the treatment. He will also determine if mini dental implants are the perfect solution for you. Request an appointment through this website here or by calling us at (704) 786-8825.
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