There are two main types of dental restorations, which can be attached to dental implants. Porcelain crowns, for the replacement of a single tooth and full or partial dentures to replace multiple teeth. This can be accomplished with a full denture (or a complete dental arch) or an implant-supported bridge.
Dental implants may need to be repaired over time, as they will break down given wear and tear. The same is true for any tooth restoration held in place with implants. The implant will remain in place during the procedure, but the tooth restoration itself will be changed.
The most common issue is dental restoration wearing down over time. When this happens, the restoration will no longer provide a proper bite, and this will lead to jaw and tooth pain. Once the restoration is removed from the implant, and a new one is created and attached to it.
The procedure is not painful, only the dental restoration itself is replaced and the implant itself stays in place.
Making sure your teeth are in good condition is important to your overall health. That is why we work very hard to keep your mouth healthy. If your dental restoration is in need of repair contact us and we can restore your implant, so you can continue smiling with no discomfort.