Permanent Dental Implants- Just What the Dentist Ordered for the Toothless

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 25, 2012 at 11:36 PM Dental News
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Permanent dental implants can be a boon to victims of edentulism, a condition where all teeth are missing in the jaw.

In India, there has been a steep rise in the number of such victims, attributed mainly to improper oral hygiene and increase in the use of tobacco.
 Permanent Dental Implants- Just What the Dentist Ordered for the Toothless
Permanent Dental Implants- Just What the Dentist Ordered for the Toothless
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The permanent implants and prosthetics are made of titanium and bio-compatible materials and is much costlier than dentures. Yet, its long term benefits outweigh the initial expense.

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These type of implants have been popular in the US and Switzerland, and is yet to become popular in India. A surgical procedure is required to fix the permanent implants which can be done in one sitting. 

 



Source: Medindia
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