What are Mini Implants?
Mini dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and as denture security. It is smaller in size (3mm) compared to traditional dental implants (4-5 mm). These mini implants have similar titanium composition as conventional implants. However, it utilizes a ball socket and O-ring mechanism for the post.
Am I a Candidate?
You may be a candidate to get mini-implants if you have:
• Loose dentures
• Lack strong jawbone support
• Small teeth
• Premolar replacement
Initially, we will discuss with you the best course of action when getting a mini-implant. This can vary from performing a full-mouth dental examination, an x-ray, and information about the procedure.
During the procedure, your dentist will use digital imaging to get a better idea of how to calculate the distance from tooth to gums. As soon as the areas have been mapped, they will drill small holes into the tissue. Then, the implants are placed inside the holes and secured into place. You can expect to get a beautiful smile and restored mouth functionality!