What are Mini Dental Implants
Mini dental implants are smaller and thinner than traditional implants as their diameter is just 1.8mm so they can be suitable for patients who have less bone and who do not want to undergo a bone graft. They are inserted through the gums and into the jawbone and are suitable for securing dentures.
What is the Procedure for Placing Mini Dental Implants?
The procedure to insert them only takes a couple of hours. The process is quicker as only a tiny Any discomfort is minimal and there is very little swelling.keyhole needs to be made in the gums so healing is faster.
Why Choose Mini Dental Implants over Conventional Dental Implants?
Mini dental implants are more affordable and can be great for holding loose dentures in place. Although traditional dental implants are regarded as being the gold standard, mini dental implants can be a good choice for patients who cannot afford this option. One thing to bear in mind is that the denture will be removable and will need to be taken out for cleaning. This treatment may not be suitable for anyone who would prefer to have a fixed bridge rather than a denture and traditional dental implants are designed to last longer than mini dental implants.
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