Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have too many discomforts after having an implant?
If you use the medications prescribed by your doctor before and after the implant operation, it is normal that you have enough pain to pass with painkillers depending on the procedure. You can easily continue your life without any pain depending on the case.
Is it possible to make temporary teeth after implant operation?
Depending on the course of the implant operation, the bone type and the closing relationships of the jaws, fixed or mobile temporary prostheses can be made. In risky cases, the healing process can be expected without the provisional recommendation of your doctor.
How long will my teeth be inserted after implant surgery?
As a general procedure, there is a waiting period of 3 months after the implant operation. However, this period can be shortened according to the relationship between bone and jaws. In some cases, if the conditions are positive, post-operative teeth can be inserted using implants suitable for immediate loading.
On the other hand, especially in the upper jaw sinus regions, in case of severe bone loss, it may be necessary to wait over 3 months.
Can I use the inserted teeth easily after implant?
Throughout the implant surgery and superstructure process, the aim is always to make the teeth closest to the natural one. After the teeth are inserted, it is aimed that patients gain the same appearance and function as their natural teeth. Usually this is achieved by using appropriate methods, and in some cases of advanced bone resorption, the teeth closest to the natural one are delivered to the patient for specific cleaning and hygiene recommendations. In order to prevent the accumulation of food in the areas where the bone is very melted, patients need to take very careful oral care and aesthetically it may be necessary to use different types of prosthetic structures including gingiva.
Do I need to check after implant?
As with all dental procedures, routine six-month checks are recommended after the completion of the implant and superstructure process. In these controls, the amount of bone around the implant, the health status of the gingiva, the relationship between the jaws and the patient's level of care are kept under control without any further problems. Many patients who have not been checked for many years after having their teeth have gingival problems and bone loss around the implant. The best solution is to perform routine checks regularly.
I'm thinking of having an implant, but I was informed that my bones were too resorbed and my sinuses has to be moved upward, what should I do?
In cases of advanced bone resorption and sinus problems, various surgical procedures can be planned before implant surgery.
In this case, although the process is prolonged, patients will be free from the difficulty of using removable dentures.
What is the all-four implant system, can it be applied safely?
Implant superstructure porcelain pieces are developed and all four systems can be used easily today. In cases of advanced bone loss, only four or six implant can be applied where the bone is more dense instead of using risky bone gain surgeries and porcelain superstructures can be applied by fixing 4 or 6 implants.
I'm thinking of having an implant. Which brand should I choose?
In Turkey many domestic and foreign companies is actively working. Many of the domestic and imported ones are the proven brands. As long as you trust your doctor, it is always healthier to choose the brand according to the condition of the case.
I'm not happy with my smile, should I have a smile design?
Since smile design is often a purely cosmetic procedure, the case should be evaluated in detail. After considering the pros and cons, the patient is informed in detail and the decision is made according to the common ideas of the patient and the doctor.
I want to have smile design. How long will it take?
Planning is made by evaluating the gingival status and the process may change according to the healing period of the gingiva. If the gingival condition is very good, it can be delivered even on the same day in a digital system. However, it will be healthier to complete it in one or two weeks, as in most cases there are gingival problems and old incompatible restorations.
Root Canal Treatment
Is root canal treatment painful?
Since root canal treatment is performed under anesthesia, it is usually completed in a single session without pain. However, numbness problems may be experienced in cases where infection progresses. In this case, the first session is used to eliminate the acute condition of the tooth by using various medications and the treatment is completed in the following sessions. In such cases, if you use the medications given by your doctor regularly, there will be no pain that will cause serious discomfort.
Is it true that tooth must be crowned after root canal treatment?
Most of the dental tissues are lost after root canal treatment. Inlays, onlays or full crowns can be applied to protect the remaining tissues. In cases of minimal tissue loss, composite fillings that are applied directly can be used in a healthy manner and regular controls should be performed.
Can I recover my aching tooth without going to the canal?
After a detailed examination, the type of pain and the condition of the tooth are evaluated and the control of the tooth is achieved by performing the pulp capping treatment instead of the canal treatment. After the procedure, the tooth is maintained according to the symptoms.
Restorative Dental Treatment
Do I need to replace my old metal fillings with white fillings?
Today, metal fillings (amalgam fillers) are not used much. With the development of composite materials, amalgam material has lost its use in dentistry.
Old amalgam fillings should be examined clinically and radiographically and should be replaced if various problems are seen. However, it is recommended to follow amalgam fillings which remain very healthy for many years.
Do you recommend Bonding (Composite Laminate)?
The word bonding is used in dentistry to mean attachment. Bonding of composites, ceramics, etc. to dental tissues is commonly referred to as bonding. However, in popular usage, the front group is called as aesthetic composite filling process and if the case is suitable composite laminates are good choice instead of porcelain laminates.
Do I have pain after filling?
Depending on the depth of caries, the type of anesthesia performed and the trauma of the filling matrix devices used, there may be pain to alleviate with anti-inflammatory for a certain period of time. However, in case of severe pain that does not go away with painkillers, it is recommended to consult your doctor.
After the composite filling operation, i fell some food impaction, is this normal situation?
If such problems occur in the teeth with large substance loss, it is useful to consult your doctor. The problem of escaping food can progress to more serious consequences. Food impaction problems can be solved with a different planning besides filling treatment.
Children's Dental Treatment
My child has a fear of the dentist but he has problems with his teeth What should I do?
The primary goal of child dental treatments is to eliminate child fear of dentist. Beginning the sessions with appropriate approaches and minimal painless procedures before the treatment will accustom the child to the dental chair. Completion of dental treatment under sedation or general anesthesia in cases of unresolved fear and discordance will produce more positive results for the child's oral and mental health.
What should I do if my child had swelling and pains after filling operation?
First of all, it is useful to inform the physician applying the treatment. Complications of this kind can occur in very deep caries. It is important for the child's jaw development to be treated by holding it in the mouth instead of exracting the tooth. Early primary tooth exractions are usually gives rise to orthodontic problems. It is generally desirable for physicians to stop natural teeth instead of using placeholders after extraction. However, in cases of unresolved inflammation, tooth extraction is the healthiest choice if the relevant tooth does not give positive results to the treatment.
When my child's teeth are growed up, she is very restless and sometimes fever, what should I do?
Children often suffer from a certain level of pain and discomfort when teething. As a result, symptoms such as general restlessness and fever are very normal. Antipyretic pain relievers are generally used to relieve the child's restlessness. In addition, locally applied gels relieve the child's discomfort to a certain extent. It is very normal to see bruising in the mouth where the tooth comes out. You may need to consult your doctor in long-term situations.
My child's primary teeth began to have mobility, what should I do?
As the permanent teeth continue, the primary teeth begin to have mobility. The anterior primary teeth usually falled off by itself but posterior teeth need to be exracted. In some cases, if the anterior primary teeth do not come out, it is recommended to take them under the supervision of a doctor.