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How long does implant treatment last?

It can vary between 2 months and 9 months. The duration of implant treatment varies for each patient. Many factors such as the patient's response time to the treatment, treatment planning, the number of teeth to be implanted, the implant treatment method and how much the patient follows the doctor's recommendations in this process affect the duration of implant treatment. Implant application is used in the treatment of conditions that result in tooth loss such as tooth loss, damage to the bone at the base of the gums, and changes in the jaw structure due to old age. An artificial tooth root called implant is placed in the jawbone and a dental prosthesis is placed on it.

How is implant treatment applied?

In implant application, it is first determined whether the patient is suitable for implant treatment with the examination performed. A treatment plan is prepared for people who have sufficient jawbone and have completed bone development. Within the scope of this treatment plan, the number of implants to be placed in the jawbone is determined. After the implants are placed in the jawbone at the right angle, they are expected to fuse with the jawbone. This fusion process differs for each patient. In this process, the construction of prosthetic teeth on the upper part of the implant begins. After the implants are integrated with the jaw bone, prosthesis application is performed for an average of 1-2 sessions. Rehearsals are made for prosthetic teeth. Temporary prosthesis is applied to those who will have aesthetic problems until permanent prostheses are placed.

How Long Does Implant Treatment Take?

Considering the duration of implant application; The treatment consists of two stages and the total treatment time can be up to 6 months. The first stage of treatment is completed in approximately 10-15 minutes. The placement time of each implant is 3-4 minutes. First, the implants are placed in the jawbone and then the implants are expected to fuse to the jawbone for a period of approximately 3 months to 6 months. Then prosthetic teeth are placed and the treatment is completed. How Long Does Implant Treatment Take If The Conditions For Implant Treatment Are Not Suitable? The treatment period of patients who do not meet the conditions for implant treatment; 2-3 months longer than the duration of standard implant treatment. In patients whose bone amount is not suitable, supportive procedures are performed with additional bone or graft. Implant treatment is started after bone powder and soft tissue graft surgery.

How Long Does Pain Occur After Implant Treatment?

There is no pain during implant application.However, after the anaesthesia wears off, pain sensation occurs for a few days after the treatment. Although it varies from 6 weeks to 9 months, implant treatment is a long process. However, the pain felt during this process is temporary and short-term. These pains are not severe. Dentists give painkillers to their patients if the pain in this process is unbearable.

What should the patient pay attention to after implant treatment?

Considering what should be known after implant application; Patients should take care not to hit their mouth areas during this process. At the same time, they should take care not to eat hard foods. They are asked not to consume extremely hot or extremely cold food. They are requested by their doctors to avoid any situation that may damage their teeth.

How Should Oral and Dental Care Be After Implant Treatment?

Implant care should be done without interruption after implant treatment. Teeth should be brushed regularly, the dentist should be checked regularly in 6-month periods and try to avoid foods and drinks that may adversely affect dental health in this process. Situations that can damage natural teeth can also damage implants. After implant treatment, if oral and dental health is taken care of; it is also possible to use implants for life.