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Implant Crown for Single Missing Tooth

An implant crown is ideal permanent tooth replacement solution for a single missing tooth. A dental implant is normally composed of 3 component parts :

  1. Implant post body : made form titanium or roxolid
  2. Abutment : holds the crown that is screwed into the implant post
  3. Crown : the false tooth 
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Benefits of Implant Crowns

  • Replacement teeth that is stable, secure and fixed. 
  • Lets you eat what you want with natural biting force as compared to dentures or bridges as it provides strength 
  • Your implant crown saves healthy existing teeth as there is no need to prep adjacent teeth or place load pressure over them. An implant crown is self-reliant.
  • Prevents bone loss and surrounding teeth from drifting into empty space of the missing tooth
  • Gives a nice natural smile.
  • Offers a long-lasting solution that often lasts for a life-time
  • No more caries. Dental implant will not decay.
  • Corrects an altered bite.

Procedure for Implant Crown Treatment

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1. Before the procedure

The dentist makes a first examination and takes one or more x-rays of the area to prepare for the procedure.

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2. Installing the implant

The implant is installed. At this stage, if conventional implants are done, a healing abutment or cover screw is placed on and left about 2 months to integrate with the jawbone before the next step is taken. If immediate loaded implants are done, the temporary crown is loaded onto the implant.

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3. Attaching the new crown

The final step is the making and placing the permanent crown on the implant. The new tooth is installed permanently.

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4. End result

You should expect the new tooth to fit and function just like a natural tooth. Do your usual dental hygiene to keep the tooth and gum around it clean and healthy.

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Recovery Expectations

Your bone and surrounding may be tender, sore and swollen after teeth removal and after the first stage implant post surgery visit. You can however go about your normal daily activities but should avoid strenous exercises or activities for the first few days after surgery. 

Postcare Instructions for Implant Crown

  1. Only liquid foods may be consumed during the first day in order to avoid inadvertent food particles contaminating the wound and semi-liquid (Mashed) food added during the rest of the week
  2. Avoid eating or drinking anything very hot or cold during the first day after the operation
  3. Moderate post-operative swelling is a normal reaction. However, If you have excessive swelling, severe pain or persistent bleeding please contact the clinic or emergency room
  4. Use antiseptic mouth wash rinses as directed
  5. Smoking and consumption of alcoholic beverages should be avoided
  6. Old dentures may not be worn until adjustments have been made. Early insertion of dentures may delay or affect healing
  7. Avoid putting heavy pressure around the implant site during healing period 

Care for Implant Crown

Dental implants require the same care as real teeth, including brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups:

  • Brush after eating and before bedtime around the implant with a soft toothbrush
  • Floss at least once to twice a day. Use the proxy brush or floss threader to remove plaque under and around these areas to maintain good oral hygiene. Buildup of food debris and plaque on your teeth and gums can become infected.
  • Rinse with fluoride rinse before bed. Swish the fluoride rinse vigorously in your mouth for at least one minute. Do not swallow any of the rinse and do not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes
  • Be careful about chewing toffees, gum, grainy rolls and tough food in this area
  • See your dentist for regular professional check-ups and cleanings

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