Several solutions are available if you’re missing one or several teeth. For example, there’s a partial implant prosthesis, the butterfly bridge, the conventional bridge or even in some cases, a full prosthesis. Have you ever thought about getting an implant?
Made of biocompatible titanium, dental implants replay the naturally missing root of a tooth. Then, the dentist will create the crown (part of the tooth that sticks out of the gum line), which will then be grafted to your implant.
An in-depth examination and a scan of the region in question must be studied carefully by the dentist to make sure that surgery is possible. In some cases, depending on these tests, if bone loss is detected, it may be necessary to resort to a bone implant. Under a local anesthetic, the implant is done here at the Alain Cyr Clinic, before or during the implant procedure.
Following this implant or implants, the bone level will be more stable and bone loss will be completely avoided, not to mention the aesthetics and sensation of a real tooth!
Are dental implants painful? In general, following this kind of surgery, patients may feel slight sensitivity in the gums for 24 hours. Since there are no nerve endings, the bone feels no pain. That said, at the Alain Cyr Clinic, for the comfort and well-being of our patients, we use the cutting-edge so-called “PRF” technique, which speeds up the healing process. This European technology consists of producing a fibrin clot rich in platelets and growth factors, which will play a role in the tissue matrix, thereby optimizing and accelerating the scarring process.
This technique is also used, for instance, when we have to pull one or several wisdom teeth, or even for gum grafts. At the Alain Cyr Clinic, we use everything available to us for the satisfaction and well-being of our patients.