Teeth Replacement, Kota Kinabalu

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Are you missing teeth?

Are you missing teeth? Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. They are strong and look just like your natural teeth. With dental implants, you can eat the foods you love and smile with confidence.

 

What’s the impact of missing teeth?

The loss of even a single tooth can have a significant impact on your oral health. When you lose a tooth, the surrounding gum tissue may recede, which can make the remaining teeth more susceptible to decay. Additionally, missing teeth can make it difficult to chew and speak properly.

 

How do I know if dental implants are a good option?

Dental implants are a great option for those missing one or more teeth. They are artificial teeth that are placed in the jawbone to replace missing teeth. They are strong and durable, and can last a lifetime with proper care.

 

What is involved in getting dental implants?

A dental implant is a small titanium post that is placed in the jawbone to serve as a replacement for the root of a natural tooth. Implant surgery is a procedure that is performed by a qualified oral surgeon. The surgery involves making an incision in the gums and then placing the implant into the jawbone. Once the implant has been placed, the gums are stitched up and allowed to heal. After the gums have healed, a replacement tooth (or teeth) is placed on top of the implant. The replacement tooth (or teeth) will match your natural teeth in both color and shape.

 

How long will it take to get my implants?

The length of time it takes to get dental implants depends on many factors, including the type of implant, the number of implants being placed, the condition of your teeth and gums, and whether or not you need a second surgery to remove wisdom teeth. In general, however, the implant process can be divided into three stages: implant placement, healing, and tooth replacement.

Implant placement is the first stage of dental implant surgery. During this procedure, the implant is placed into the tooth root. The implant then needs to heal for several months before the second stage of surgery can be performed.

The second stage of dental implant surgery is known as tooth replacement. During this procedure, the implant is used to support a new tooth or set of teeth. This stage can take several months to complete, depending on the number of implants being placed and the type of tooth replacement being used.

Wisdom teeth are often removed during the second stage of dental implant surgery. This is because wisdom teeth can interfere with the healing process and cause problems with the placement of the implants.

 

How long will my implants last?

How long will my implants last? This is a question that many patients ask their dentists. The answer depends on many factors, including the type of dental implant, the quality of the bone to support the implant, and how well the implant is cared for. In general, however, dental implants can last for many years with proper care.

 

Do dental implants require special care and maintenance?

Dental implants are a type of dental prosthetic that replaces missing teeth. They are made of titanium and are placed in the jawbone to support the implant. The adjacent teeth are not affected, and the implants are very strong and stable. They do require special care and maintenance, however, and should be checked by a dentist or other qualified professional every six months to ensure they are functioning properly.

 

Are there any risks to getting dental implants?

Dental implants are a safe and effective way to replace missing teeth. Unlike natural teeth, implants won’t slip or move, and they’re usually more durable. There are some risks associated with dental implants, but they’re typically minor and can be easily treated.

 

How Successful Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are one of the most successful ways to replace multiple missing teeth. Implants are surgically placed in the jawbone and allowed to fuse with the bone over a period of several months. This provides a strong foundation for artificial teeth, which are then placed over the implants. Dental research has shown that implants are much more successful than other methods of tooth replacement, such as removable dentures.

 

How Painful Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a popular option for tooth replacement, and the dental implant treatment process is generally very successful. However, it is important to note that the placement of dental implants can be quite painful. In most cases, patients who undergo dental implant surgery report feeling significant pain and discomfort for the first few days after the procedure. Additionally, patients may also experience some swelling and bruising around the implant site. While these side effects are typically temporary, they can be quite uncomfortable for patients. For this reason, it is important to discuss all potential risks and side effects with your dentist before undergoing dental implant surgery.

 

Still deciding if dental implants are right for you?

If you are still undecided about whether dental implants are right for you, there are a few things to keep in mind. Dental surgery is a big decision, and there are many options to replace missing or damaged teeth. Implants are just one of many options available at your local dentistry.

Implants are most often used to replace upper and/or lower teeth that are missing. The implant is placed under the gum line and allowed to fuse with the jawbone. Once the implant has healed, a tooth-colored post is placed on top of the implant. This post is then used to support a replacement tooth (or teeth).

Caring for your dental implants is similar to caring for your natural teeth. Be sure to brush and floss regularly, and visit your dentist for regular checkups.

Our Services

We offer everything from dental treatment to children treatment. Contact us and let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll find the best treatment for you.

Dental Treatment

Dental Treatment

We provide all types of dental treatments, from general care to cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, from dental implants to tooth whitening.

Teeth Replacement

Teeth Replacement

We offer a complete range of dental services to help you get back your smile.

Braces

Braces

Our orthodontists are qualified and experienced to make you feel confident about your smile.

Children Treatment

Children Treatment

It's time to get your little ones in for teeth cleaning from our caring dentists.

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin Dentist Kota Kinabalu
dentist in Kota Kinabalu

The Preferred Dentist at Kota Kinabalu

Your cosmetic dentistry choice

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin, located in Likas, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, is one of the most recognized dental clinics in the region. With our skilled dentists and staff, we provide patients with top-quality dental care.
Our dentists possess the skills and experience you need. We care about your needs as a patient and we’re here to help you achieve the outcome you desire.

General Questions

Scaling are typically charged between RM100-RM200. We recommend getting it done every 6 months.
Whitenings typically cost RM999, the procedure usually takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
You should wait at least 1 month for your gums to heal before it is ideal to take an impression of your mouth.
3 appointments are needed to before you can take your dentures home. Time between each appointment is about 1-2 weeks. On average it takes about 1 month or less from start to finish.
It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.