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Dental Implants and Myths To Know About

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Dental implants which have been an increasing trend in dental procedure in the past few decades have accumulated several myths about them. Some of these myths have been propagated to a level where individuals would avoid dental checkups to avoid these implants leading to serious repercussion on dental health. Some of these myths have been enumerated it the following paragraphs:

  • Dental Implants are Recent; Unproven Technology– Dental implant technology cannot be classed as a new discovery as the Osseo-integration process of fusing the titanium plate in implant with one’s bone had been discovered in the year 1952. These implants have helped several patients by restoring their smiles and thereby their confidence levels too. The procedure documents a success rate of more than 95%.
  • Dental Implants are Time consuming process– In order to get a successful implant one needs a prosthodontist, one oral surgeon, diagnostic as well as laboratory technicians. These coupled with proper facilities as well as the latest equipment would be required for a successful and speedy dental implant. However, not all the implant providers cater to such facilities.Therefore, before opting for dental implant it is crucial to ascertain the availability all the pre-requisites. One may also opt for second opinion, if wishing to know more about the procedure and other details.
  • Dental Implants and Age misconceptions– It is unjust to state that you may be too old for an implant. Firstly all of us have a right to feel good and confident about ourselves. And there is no age to start looking better. However only the dental specialist can advise you about the implant requirement. Those with a healthy disposition would not find age as a factor which would prevent them from getting an implant. Individuals with health problems like cancer, blood pressure, diabetes or heart diseases may also get implants. The new technology involving bone regeneration would even enable individuals with deficient bone density to get implants easily.
  • Dental Implants are expensive procedure– While it is true that dental implants have considerable costs involved as compared to other tooth replacement procedures. However this cost is not very high but is based on the oral health of the individual. Also the dental implants would last an entire lifetime while option like dentures or bridges would demand periodic replacements. They also give an unnatural look and may even have hygiene issues. On adding the costs involved in treatment, replacement as well as maintenance in case of other option, dental implants are a great choice. These dental implants would give one permanent, attractive and natural appearing tooth- definitely a cost effective alternative in the longer run.

Dental Implants –

One of the major dental problems is losing teeth. The question here is not how you lost your teeth; it is what to do about it. Dental implant in pune is a facility provided by most dentists and can be easily availed. Also there are several medical insurance covers which include the cost of such dental implants. However, it is recommended that one must do a thorough research and ascertain the capability of the dentist before submitting oneself to this procedure. . Well, visit Oswal Dental & Oral Surgery Clinic and all your problems will be solved. Implant dentistry has taken many leaps in the recent past and today it has become easier than ever.

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Dr. Nitin Oswal

Dr Nitin Oswal completed his B.D.S from Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune in 2003 & M.D.S in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery from Dr Dy Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune ( Pune University) in 2008. He has a practice restricted to Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and is a consultant at Sahyadri hospital , Inamdar hospital & Ranka hospital.

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Dr Nitin Oswal completed his B.D.S from Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune in 2003 & M.D.S in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery from Dr Dy Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune ( Pune University) in 2008. He has a practice restricted to Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and is a consultant at Sahyadri hospital , Inamdar hospital & Ranka hospital.
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