TOOTH REPLACEMENT BY IMPLANTS PLUS CROWNS
Tooth replacement with implants and crowns can be to replace all teeth or to partially replace teeth in certain areas of the mouth.
Tooth replacement with implants will be the situation where the patient comes to the clinic without teeth or when the teeth they have are in poor condition and there is no choice but to remove them completely.
In this situation there are several possibilities depending on the amount of bone, the function we want to give and the economic possibilities.
To replace the teeth so that the patient can chew as if they had natural teeth, we need to place a minimum of 6 implants in the upper arch and between 4 and 6 implants in the lower arch.
These properly placed implants can support a fixed structure that replaces the dental arch so that the patient can chew in perfect comfort.
Sometimes the patient's bone is insufficient to place the necessary number of implants to be able to design a prosthesis that is reminiscent of the natural dentition and in these cases we place two or four implants that support dentures anchored with friction systems that allow for very good stability of the prosthesis.
Partial tooth replacement with implants is the appropriate procedure to replace certain areas of the oral cavity that have lost teeth. This is the most common situation and we use it either to replace individual teeth without touching the adjacent teeth or to place several implants with their respective crowns in a given sector.