Dental implants can restore your ability to chew and smile with confidence if you are missing a single tooth or many teeth. Unity Dental dentists, are widely sought after for their experience and skill in implant dentistry.
Whether you are missing one tooth or a couple, dental implants may be right for you. Dental implants are surgically attached below the gum line and act as anchors for replacement teeth, dental bridges, or dentures. Dental implants fuse to the jawbone to provide a stable foundation for replacement teeth, ensuring your smile will stay healthy for years to come.
Are missing teeth making you feel self-conscious about your smile, or keeping you from eating comfortably each day? Dental implants are the most advanced tooth replacement option available to the modern dental patient, and have become the standard of care for patients with missing teeth. Having dental implant treatment allows you to benefit from a brand new tooth that looks and feels natural. Unity Dental in Melbourne offers comprehensive dental implant treatment all in our one office location.
People who have missing teeth may benefit from techniques that allow artificial teeth (dental implants) to be secured firmly in the mouth. These techniques may range from replacing one missing tooth to replacing every tooth in the upper and lower jaws.
An implant fixture is inserted into the jaw bone to provide a base for supporting and attaching the prosthesis.
Prosthesis is an artificial tooth, or row of teeth, attached to the implant.
*Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
During your initial visit, our Doctors will evaluate your bone and gum health. This is to determine the condition of your general and oral health, to enable you to be a good candidate for dental implants.
One Body Implants are Single-Stage Dental Implants: A single-stage dental implant procedure involves surgically placing a longer implant into the jaw so it is on the jaw bone, with the top of the implant level with the gum tissue, after which the gum tissue is closed (stitched), leaving the implant head visible. As a result, after several months of healing, the dental implant abutment and temporary restoration can be attached without the need for minor surgery to expose the implant head.
This mini dental implant system is minimally invasive and immediately stabilizes loose dentures using a protocol, often without a flap and sometimes even using the patient’s existing denture.
The lower denture presents the most difficulty for patients adjusting to dentures for the first time or for experienced denture wearers. It can be frustrating as you attempt to eat certain foods, or even to speak with confidence without fear that your lower denture will begin to float or become loose in your mouth.
The mini implants system consists of a miniature titanium implant that acts like the root of your tooth and a retaining fixture that is incorporated into the base of your denture. Placement of the implants is accomplished quickly and easily in a process performed in the dentist’s office. The procedure generally takes just over 1 hour. It is a one step procedure that involves minimally invasive surgery.