(Last Updated On: September 19, 2018)
Are elderly good candidates for dental implants? Yes. Dental implants are equally effective in older people. The fact is no age is too old for dental implants. A healthy elderly persons can safely have dental implants and improve their quality of life.
Dental implants dramatically improve life quality for many older individuals by letting them eat better, get better nutrition, stay more social, and lead active and vital lifestyles.
One Day Dental Implants
Thanks to modern technology, the CAD/CAM Technology makes it possible for you to replace your missing teeth in one day. The process of CAD/CAM technology in dental implants begin with 3D X-Ray. After that, the dentist will take a digital impression by Intra-oral Scanning. They can design the restorations on a computer screen and send the data to a milling chamber. Then carved the actual restoration out of a material block and apply it to the damaged tooth. All of the processes can now be done in 2-3 hours or finished in one single visit.
The Advantages of CAD/CAM Technology in dental implants
- Accuracy of 3D Intra-oral Digital Scanning.
- Reduce the time spent, all process can be done in one day.
The benefits of dental implants in the elderly
- look and perform almost like natural teeth
- improve ability to eat the foods
- easy to clean as natural teeth
- speak clearly and distinctly
- less irritation than traditional dentures
How to care for dental implants
Dental implants require the same care as real teeth, including brushing, flossing, rinsing with an antibacterial mouthwash, and regular dental check-ups.