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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

implantes-dentales-protesis-dental-medellinDental implants provide the best overall aesthetic and this is achieved through the perfect replication of the form and function of a natural tooth. They are durable and can be used to replace one, several or all missing teeth.

Patients that use dental implants enjoy advantages that significantly improve their quality of life by not having to think about removing and replacing removable prosthesis and also simplify oral hygiene. Along with improving their appearance, comfort, speech and self-esteem, the client there is the additional benefit of eating anything and smiling with more confidence.

If you have lost a tooth recently or it has been years – thanks to advances in dentistry and dental surgery, Dental Home can offer in a single appointment artificial titanium roots (screws) which are integrated into your jawbone forming a secure anchor for teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth.

Dental implants can be used by the majority of clients after a study of the client’s medical history, a radiologic examination and a study of models. In conjunction with a oral rehabilitation specialist, our surgeons will examine each client’s case to clearly explain the options so that the clients receives all the benefits that dental implants offer.

Dental Home use different types of dental implants:


How can I know if I am a candidate for dental implants?

Today, the vast majority of clients are candidates for this procedure. The complexity and specifics of each may be solved by a wide the variety of implants that are available and careful planning helps to ensure that each case is successful and is optimal for each client.

Dental implants are an option for most anyone over 18 years of age and older that have lost teeth.

How do I take care of dental implants?

Dental implants are as easy to care for as natural teeth – with regular brushing, proper use of dental floss and occasional checkups for Dental Home to perform advanced dental hygiene using ultrasound.

Do dental implants ALWAYS adhere to the jawbone?

Typically there is no reaction to the use of titanium, but in some cases (less than 7% worldwide) the body may not accept an implant. Even in these cases, there are options to replace the implant with a different brand, change the size, or by changing the angle of the implant to resolve the issue. Dental Home works diligently to find a solution so that all of our clients can enjoy the benefits of replacing a missing tooth with a dental implant.

Is the implanting process uncomfortable?

Dental Home does everything possible to make this procedure as comfortable as possible. Dental implants are placed under local anesthesia to minimize discomfort. About 6 hours after the procedure there is the possibility of discomfort and swelling in some cases.

The specialists at Dental Home have selected the best pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medication to recommend for patients to use these after the procedure and have found this to be successful in reducing pain and inflammation.