Friday, May 30, 2008

Post-extraction dental implants

Dental implantation is a process in which the gums, roots, soft tissues are closely examined by the dentists and after that they fix up implants in the sockets to hold up the ceramic tooth.

But utmost care is taken so that the tooth can get fixed in the required place and the patient is given rest for a couple of months. If the patient lacks more teeth’s then they can opt for future implants after consulting with their dentists.

But here in this case those patients who are above 60 years of age are advised not to undergo subsequent implantation within a short time. This is because their gums, roots may not be that much capable to undergo further implants within a short time just after the first implant. However immediate post extraction dental implants are required to stop the ingrowths of the soft tissues and to give solidity to the previous implants.

Some of the most possible enquiries of patients to their dentists are about post-extraction dental implants. Many of these patients who have got a dental implantation some times ago opt for another implantation for another tooth in the post extraction period. However many dentists also prescribe such things for some type of patients. But not all patients are permitted to go for post-extraction dental implants.

This is because of the possible complications that may arise. Some of these are like it may cause infection around the root or may be an infection is already present previously in the root, the unimproved condition of the patient’s gums cannot undergo another implantation and last but not the least the rate of success in immediate dental implantation during the post extraction period is getting lesser day by day. Patients are thereby advised to consult few of the dental surgeons before undergoing immediate implants during the post extraction period.


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Zirconia Crowns

For years, people that have had dental crowns put in have had to deal with the unsightly grey line along there gums that develops from porcelain-fused to metal crowns. If the dentist was working with low quality metals, the line would actually turn black, marring you smile permanently. Within the last few years, there have been many advancements in cosmetic dentistry, one of which, Zirconia crowns, helps eliminate the dreaded black line.

Zirconia is an extremely strong material with properties similar to ceramic porcelain, only stronger. zirconia has replaced metal as the material of choice in hip replacement surgeries. In breakage tests, the materials have held up much better than there all ceramic counterparts, unfortunately they are still not as strong as the Porcelain fused to metal crowns.

There are however many labs making Zirconia crowns that will withstand many times the amount of pressure that could be generated inside a patients mouth. Zirconia reinforced porcelain crowns can have markedly better esthetics than the traditional porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns because zirconia is white--no gray lines, with a very good marginal seal. Tooth reduction is comparable to traditional PFMs.

There strength is not quite as good, but more than sufficient for single crowns. This doesn't solve the need for esthetic bridges, but that's what we have implants for.


Monday, May 12, 2008

Teeth-in-an-hour by Nobel Biocare: a benchmark success in dental technology

Gone are those days when people who have lost their teeth’s at later or early ages have to feel shy when interacting with others.
Due to the absence of teeth’s these people even don’t want to inter-mingle in the society. There was a solution to this and it was artificial tooth implantation. This is the normal process where the dental implants was set into the patients bone and it would have taken months for the patient to recover and get the final ceramic teeth and get accustomed with such an operated set of teeth.

But now there is a better solution to this and it is Teeth-in-an-hour by Nobel Biocare. With this a person devoid of teeth’s can get immediate set of replaced teeth within an hour and can recover immediately after the operation is over. Not only that, this process enables the patient to eat and chew food after the dentist has finished his/her operation.

Teeth-in-an-hour is a special type of teeth implantation launched by Nobel Biocare. At present various dispensaries, dental clinics and tooth care centers has adopted this technology of implantation. The doctor makes a computer generated image of the mouth structure of the patient and also analyzes his/her gums from where the teeth are missing. Then dental implants together with ceramic crowns are fitted into the gums and the tooth is positioned in such a way so that it can fit precisely with the jaw bone. It’s just like an original set of teeth.

The entire process is totally scientific and approved by the scientists. In addition to all this things this is a less expensive method of getting tooth replacement when compared to the traditional methods of implantation that required months for the patient to get recovered. In just a single appointment with the dentist you can get it done. So get to smile and laugh and talk confidently with others through its help.


Monday, May 05, 2008

Procera crowns

a veneer is a thinly layer of revitalizing material directed over a teeth surface, to meliorate the aesthetics of a teeth, and to save a discredited teeth surface.

There are 2 kind of stuff applied in a veneer, composite and porcelain.

A composite veneer might be instantly posted (settled in the mouth), or indirectly cooked up by a denturist in a dental lab, and later on adhered to the teeth, usually applying a resin cementum such that as Panavia. In contrast, a porcelain veneer might exclusively be indirectly fancied.The vantages of applying a veneer to restitute a teeth are numerous. a Very proficient aesthetics could be prevailed, with negligible teeth formulation. Generally a diminution of about 0.5 mm is needed for a porcelain veneer on a labial teeth surface. Composite veneers are suiting more favorite as they are easy to indemnify, whereas porcelain veneers have a inclination to crack. It could be really hard to equalize the shade of an single veneer to the persisting tooth, thus the propensity to place more veneers.Bondings and crowns are the 2 options.

Veneers offering a nice intermediate choice. Veneers might be most effective suited for someones who wishing to alter the anatomy of their tooth more than merely a little bit-as is executed with bonding-but not sufficient to expect a crown.

Procera Crown mixes fantabulous and significant durability with better-looking esthetics. The fabric comprises of 99.5 % saturated aluminium oxide and is biocompatible, thereby assuring fantabulous long-term esthetics.

Procera Crown personifies semitransparent giving the teeth a spontaneous appearance. At the same time Procera Crown is superior for holding back underlying coats, such as dental amalgam and root fillings.

Procera Crown Zirconia
• Fracture rate only 0.26%
• Proven strength and all-ceramic beauty
• Highly biocompatible material
• No specialized clinical preparation or cementation procedures
• Zirconia for the highest load situations Procera Crown Alumina
• Fracture rate only 0.26%
• Proven strength and all-ceramic beauty
• Highly biocompatible material
• No specialized clinical preparation or cementation procedures
• Alumina for the most outstanding light transmission