After losing a tooth, one’s smile can suffer a devastating blow. The loss not only affects self-confidence but also makes wearing detachable dentures an unsatisfactory solution. It’s no wonder that the demand for zirconia implants has soared. Dentists and patients alike are turning to this revolutionary procedure for a longer-lasting and more natural tooth replacement solution. Unlike other dental implants, zirconia has proven its exceptional durability. What’s more, the result is so natural that you won’t even notice that a dental procedure lies behind your newfound confident smile. If you’re wondering about what the process entails to create a custom zirconia implant in a dental lab, today is your lucky day! We are excited to share some valuable insights into the craftsmanship that takes place in the world of dental labs. So, continue reading to delve into the captivating world of creating custom zirconia implants and witness the meticulous artistry that goes into each one.
Diagnostic tools like X-rays are employed to gather precise and accurate information about the patient’s unique oral landscape. This crucial data is then sent to the dental lab, where skilled technicians meticulously analyze it to create a concrete treatment plan that is specifically tailored to the patient’s needs. This personalized treatment plan ensures that the custom zirconia implant will fit flawlessly in the patient’s mouth, offering both comfort and functionality.
Digital Impressions and Design
Once the evaluation is complete, the next step involves taking digital impressions of the patient’s mouth. These digital impressions are then used to design the custom zirconia implant. Using advanced (CAD) Computer-Aided Design software, the dental lab technician meticulously designs the implant to ensure a precise fit and optimal aesthetics. Factors such as implant size, position, and angulation are carefully considered during the design process.
The fabrication process for a custom zirconia implant abutment starts with a solid zirconia ceramic material. Using computer-controlled milling technology, the block is precisely shaped to achieve desired shape and fit. The milled abutment is then meticulously polished, resulting in a visually appealing surface.
Throughout the fabrication process, the technician carefully incorporates essential elements such as screw pathways or securing grooves to ensure the fit of the implant. This meticulous attention to detail guarantees that the abutment will provide a durable and stable foundation for the prosthetic tooth.
Delivery and Placement
Once the custom zirconia implant is finalized, it is returned to the dentist’s office to test its placement. With a specially designed torque wrench, the dentist firmly and securely connects the abutment to the implant, guaranteeing a snug and dependable fit. The last step involves affixing the prosthetic tooth to the abutment, ultimately concluding the dental restoration process.
At Next Dental Lab, we understand the importance of delivering high-quality custom zirconia implants without compromising on affordability. Your patients’ smiles deserve the best dental solution, and we’re here to provide it at your doorstep. Visit our website to learn more about our services, and don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.