Dental implants are metal(Titanium) screws that are surgically placed into the jawbone under the gum level. Once in place, they allow dentist to place a crown(tooth) onto them.
If your jaw bone is too thin or soft to keep the implant dental insert in place in its current state or If the bone cannot support the implant, it may cause the implant surgery to fail. In a bone grafting procedure your dentist will take the bone from your own mouth(from another area of mouth) or use a special material to graft into your jaw to facilitates the bone growth in particular area of your mouth.
Soft tissue grafts are highly predictable procedures to correct aesthetic(cosmetic) problem of the gum around natural teeth and dental implants. Dentist will harvest the connective tissue from the patient’s palate and stitches at the desired place at the gum to give it a natural look.
It is a procedure where a badly decayed, fractured or dead tooth is saved by removing pulp from root of the tooth.
A dental restoration or dental filling is a treatment to restore the function, looks, and shape of missing tooth structure resulting from caries or external trauma.
Scaling involves the use of a specialised instrument to loosen and remove plaque and tartar without damaging your gums and teeth. Tooth polishing is done to smooth the surfaces of the tooth.
Orthodontic treatment is a method of straightening or moving teeth, to improve the looks of the teeth and how they function. It can also help to look after the long-term health of your teeth, gums and jaw joints, by spreading the biting pressure over all your teeth.It is a cosmetology dentistry too.
To make the teeth colour lighter by laser or chemicals methods for aesthetic purpose by your dentist.
A crown is a cap or covering for a tooth. It is used when your tooth is discoloured, cracked or broken, heavily filled, or if fillings have been lost.
A bridge is a fixed dental restoration used to replace one or more missing tooth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth or dental implants.Dental bridge of various material like porcelain fused to metal(PFM),Zirconia,Emax etc etc.
A dental veneer is a layer of material placed over a tooth by dentist, veneers improve the aesthetics of a tooth and/or protect the tooth’s surface from damage. They can be made by different materials like Zirconia, porcelain or composite.
Dentures are the removable appliances which are designed to replace single or multiple teeth. It can be made with acrylic or metal.
Gingivitis can progress into advanced periodontal disease in many adults, and can lead to tooth loss.
Surgical treatments and procedures. If you have advanced periodontitis, it may require dental surgery by dentist, such as: Flap surgery . Your periodontist(dentist specialist) makes tiny incisions in your gum so that a section of gum tissue can be lifted back, exposing the roots for tartar and plaque removing more effectively and root planning.
If you are experiencing the bone loss due to (periodontal disease) too then bone grafting procedure can be done at the same time to correct the oral condition.
Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth.
Missing tooth/teeth solutions:
There are few common ways to replace missing tooth/teeth:
- Removable dentures.
- Crown/or bridge treatment.
- Dental implant for tooth/teeth replacement.
Deep Scaling is when your dentist removes all the plaque and tartar on and below the gumline and making sure to clean all the way down to the bottom of the pocket.
After the deep scaling,dentist will then start root planning, smoothing out your teeth roots to help your gums reattach to your teeth is root planing.