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A dental implant is a small part inserted into the jaw bone to replace the root of the missing tooth. The bone bonds to the surface of the implant, creating an artificial root that forms the basis of individual crowns, bridges, and dentures. The stability of this anchor in the jaw bone provides implants with long-term functionality, just like healthy, natural teeth.

A pioneer and world leader in implant dentistry, Straumann has been researching, developing and manufacturing implants since 1974. In collaboration with clinics, research institutes and universities of international reputation, Straumann is the founder and developer of many technologies and techniques in its field.

Straumann's objective is to improve the success of dental implant treatments and patient experience.

Who Is This For?

  • Individuals who are missing one or more teeth, possibly caused by an accident
  • Individuals who have reached an age where they can no longer eat properly due to lack of teeth
  •  Individuals who feel a lack of confidence when they have to speak, smile or laugh

Treatment Duration

1 to 1.5 hours

Potential Risks & Side Effects 

  • Failure to integrate
  • Perforation
  • Infection
  • Edemas
  •  Hematomas and bruises
  • Implant abutment exposure
  • Excessive bone loss
  • Bone complications
  • Implant breakage or fracture
  • Nerve damage
  • Tissue necrosis
  •  Excessive bleeding 

Recovery Time

3 to 4 weeks

Success Rate: 95%

Alternative Treatments

  • Dental Implants
  • Dentures
  • All-On-4

How Does it Work?

With the help of Straumann components, missing teeth in the upper or lower jaw are replaced with a full dental bridge on four to six dental implants. These implants provide a solid and durable support for bridge and artificial teeth. Depending on your situation, a temporary bridge can be placed on the day of surgery or soon after.

Technological innovations from Straumann further optimize the results of your treatment as well as its reliability and convenience:

The SLActive® surface improves the integration of the implant in the bone tissue as well as the predictability of the treatment, accelerating healing times.

The Roxolid® implant material opens up new therapeutic options that may be less invasive for the patient.

With its innovative and easy-to-use dental implant products, Straumann provides an effective solution with many advantages.


What Does Straumann® Dental Implant Treatment Involve?

1.    Consultation for Straumann® Dental Implant

The first step to start your Straumann® Dental Implant process will be the online consultation phase. At this stage, our specialist will try to get to know you and your complaint closely to make sure you are a suitable candidate for dental implant treatment. Your health history, allergies, medications you use, your ideas about the process and your priority expectations from treatment are the most important data to determine the most appropriate treatment for you at this stage, and if this is Straumann® Dental Implant, the most suitable dentist / dental clinic for this.

The photo of your tooth/teeth that you have problems with or want to restore with Straumann® Dental Implant will be very useful to understand your eligibility during the online consultation phase.

2.    Planning Your Trip and Choosing the Clinic

This is the stage where you choose one of the clinics and/or dentists we offer you according to your needs, and also where we arrange the date and trip plan that suits you upon your choice.

3.    Final Consultation with Your Dentist

When you arrive at the dentist's office, you will have a face-to-face consultation with your dentist. He or she will ask you some questions to try to understand your expectations better and also make you understand what you should expect from your Straumann® Dental Implant treatment. Your dentist will explain everything you need to know about dental implants in general and Straumann® Dental Implant specifically and try to simulate the results as much as possible, for you to feel enlightened and well-prepared.

4.    Medical Examinations

Before the Straumann® Dental Implant process begins, your dentist will conduct medical tests to make sure that you are in acceptable health status for the treatment. Every patient is required to undergo medical tests to ensure that nothing can hinder the success of the process and if any risk obtained, dentists try to eliminate them first. The extraction of one or more teeth is often done before implant placement. If the conditions are favorable (healthy gums and bones, sufficient bone volume) then this can be done simultaneously.

5.    Treatment

  • After a complete analysis of your smile and the aesthetic criteria to obtain, the dental implant placement procedure can be performed under local anesthesia.
  • Periodontologists, who are specialized in implantology, will first analyze the bone level and choose the correct Straumann® Dental Implant type for you. The implant placement procedure is painless and usually takes one to several hours depending on the number of implants to be placed.
  • If you have not any (or strong) jawbone to start the dental implanting, bone graft will be necessary. The most common bone graft technique is called a sinus lift. It is necessary if the bone volume is insufficient at the bottom of the upper jaw to implant safely. This surgery is frequent and satisfying.
  • An apposition graft is a type of graft that involves removing bone from the chin or wisdom tooth. The goal in this type of bone grafting is to increase the thickness and/or height of the bones. Bone bank (cadaver bone) can also be used to minimize post-operative outcomes.
  • After the dental implants’ placement is done and the healing period begins, your dentist will recommend a removable or fixed dentures solutions depending on your situation and demand. Removable dentures are attached to dental implants but can be easily removed for oral hygiene reasons. As for fixed prostheses, only the dentist can remove them for maintenance and cleaning.

 

Things You Should Consider After Straumann® Dental Implant Treatment

In the first days after surgery, you should carefully follow these few instructions:

  • Gentle and adequate oral hygiene
  •  Prevent anything that could lead to infections
  • Eat soft foods
  • Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol for at least 24 to 48 hours

The most time-consuming step in the process of dental implantology is after the insertion of the titanium screw into the bone. Indeed, it is necessary to respect a time necessary for the fusion of the implant with the jaw bone. This waiting time is shortened thanks to the use of Straumann dental implants: the recovery period from 6 to 8 weeks is reduced between 3 to 4 weeks.

 

FAQ

Is Straumann® Dental Implant Procedure Painful?

After the Straumann® Dental Implant treatment, the pain is almost non-existent, but if it is felt, it can be relieved with standard pain medication.

How Durable Are Straumann® Dental Implant?

The durability period of MIS Dental Implants lasts for years even a lifetime if you keep providing good dental care and visiting your dentist regularly.

Can Dental Implants Be Rejected by The Body?

A dental implant is usually made of titanium or ceramic. These are biocompatible materials that do not cause a rejection reaction in the body.

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