"My problem? Periodontitis. The year before last I only had three of my original top teeth. The solution? Three artificial tooth roots on each side of the upper jaw which would support a rigid twelve-tooth bridge…"
Sarah B., 57, Tax Advisor
Individual tooth replacement
A tooth and its root are missing. A crown on a dental implant is an aesthetically pleasing solution.
The dental implant replaces the missing tooth root and acts as a support for the implant crown. The healthy neighbouring teeth do not have to be ground down and the healthy tooth substance remains intact.
Replacement of more than one tooth
Two or more teeth are missing. In order to prevent bone loss as well as malpositioning of the teeth and jaw bone, gaps should be closed as quickly as possible from both a functional and medical point of view. An implant-supported bridge is one possibility for closing gaps.
The healthy neighbouring teeth do not have to be ground down, which helps to improve the long-term prognosis of these teeth. In addition, treatment by way of an implant may help preserve jaw bone.
Replacement of all teeth
The jaw is completely toothless. One option for replacing all teeth is a row of teeth which is anchored in the jaw by several implants. Alternatively, a prosthesis is supported by implants and can be removed for oral hygiene.
Dental implants have been developed to stay securely in place. Both solutions thus offer more stability than conventional prostheses. Additional benefits: an implant supported row of teeth looks natural
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"False teeth at age 55? Impossible for me to imagine. For a long time, I’d had a bridge in my upper jaw which was slowly falling apart because more and more teeth were coming loose. The dentist suggested a plate-free removable prosthesis which would be fixed to 4 implants…"
Robert S., 55, Businessman