A mini implant is a compact titanium implant resembling the root of a tooth, featuring a retaining fixture on top that securely connects to a corresponding fixture on your denture. The outcome is a denture that is not only more stable but also more comfortable, allowing you to go about your life without concerns about your teeth.
HOW DO MINI IMPLANTS DIFFER FROM STANDARD IMPLANTS?
Unlike regular dental implants, which necessitate a specific amount of available bone structure, mini implants require less space. This flexibility allows for placement in areas with less-than-ideal bone conditions.
The process of placing mini implants is often simpler and less time-consuming compared to full-sized implants. While full-sized implants typically demand several months of healing before supporting dental restorations reliably, mini implants can frequently support a denture immediately.
The procedure for implanting mini implants is generally straightforward and relatively painless, with a recovery period usually lasting only a day or two. Adjustments to the denture are made on the same day as implant placement, allowing you to wear it with your new implants immediately.