Dr. Raouf Toualbi


🩺  Oral Implantology

Arabic, French, English

Algeria, Algiers

  • USD $50
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation
  • 1 (current)

What is Oral Implantology?

Oral implantology is a specialized area of dentistry that involves the placement of dental implants in the jawbone to replace missing teeth. Dental implants are small, screw-like posts made of titanium or other materials that are surgically placed into the jawbone to serve as an artificial root for a replacement tooth.

The process of oral implantology involves several steps:

1. Evaluation: The first step is a thorough evaluation to determine if the patient is a good candidate for dental implants. This evaluation may include a review of the patient's medical history, a dental examination, and imaging tests such as X-rays or CT scans.

2. Implant placement: Once a patient is deemed a good candidate, the dental implant is surgically placed into the jawbone. The procedure involves the small incision in the gum tissue to expose the jawbone.

3. Osseointegration: After the implant is placed, it needs time to fuse with the surrounding bone tissue in a process called osseointegration. This can take several months.

4. Abutment placement: After the process of osseointegration is finished, an abutment is positioned on the top of the implant which serves as a linking point for the replacement tooth.

5. Restoration: Finally, the replacement tooth or teeth are attached to the abutment. This can involve a variety of options such as a single crown, bridge, or denture.

Oral implantology is a complex and specialized area of dentistry that requires advanced training and expertise. It offers a long-term solution for patients with missing teeth and can significantly improve their quality of life.