Dental Treatment

Dental Treatment FAQ

What is dental Implant?

A dental implant is artificial tooth root in titanium, similar in shape to a screw. It is the most aesthetical, the healthiest and the most permanent solution with which you can get the closest result to the natural tooth. Moreover, Dental implants are the only dental restoration option that preserves natural bone, actually helping to stimulate bone growth.

How long does dental implant procedure take?

Total treatment time depends on your needs, medical and dental history, jawbone condition, and the technique and materials used. It can be as short as a few months, or more than a year for more complex conditions. After the submission of a dental X-ray, or if possible an initial consultation, your implant dentist will provide you with a treatment plan including the estimated amount of time to complete the process.

As to the time for placing an implant, it is between 15 to 30 minutes.

How long does dental implant healing take?

Depending on person, healing time is between 2 – 5 days.

Am I a good candidate for dental implants?

Our experienced dentists can successfully perform dental implant treatment for everyone who has adequate bone density and quality. For precise information, you can send us your dental x-ray or you’re always welcome for consultation.

Is there any risk with dental implants?

When performed by our trained and experienced dentists, dental implant surgery is one of the safest and most predictable procedures in dentistry.

Is anesthesia used in dental implants?

Either local or general anesthesia is possible.

How many times do I need to visit Turkey for my dental implant treatment?

In the case of Dental Implants two visits to Turkey are required to complete the treatment. This ensures that the Implants are strong in the jaw bone to support your new Crowns. The integration between the Implants and the jaw bone usually takes a period of 3 months. In the case that Bone Grafting and/ or Sinus Lifting is required the Oral Surgeon may advise a maximum healing period of 6 months to ensure your Dental Implants are strong in the jaw bone and are ready to support the Implant Crowns/ Implant Bridges, ensuring the long term success of your Implant treatment.

Many patients return after the recommended healing time according to their personal plans, some patients return the following year according to their holiday dates. During the healing period, there is usually the option of a temporary solution so you will not return home without the appearance of teeth.

Can I have a dental implant right after a tooth extraction?

Depends on how much bone and tissue structures are present. After taking a 3D scan of the area, our experts will be able to determine the length of your treatment.

Why avoid cheap Dental Implants?

Each piece of a dental implant is designed for superior strength and durability, allowing the patient to enjoy their implant for a lifetime with proper care. Dental implants are favored due to the permanence and convenience of their components. Therefore, when choosing a dental implant manufacturer, cost should not be the only factor considering.

What is zirconium?

Zirconium (zircon, zirconia) is a transition metal discovered in the 18th century. From aerospace to military, zirconium is used in many fields. Because of its corrosion resistance, it is a preferred metal in many areas species. Zirconium is white and permeable and therefor it is preferred to be used in dentistry as base of zirconium-ceramic crowns.

What are the advantages of zirconium crowns compared to other crowns?

Zirconium crowns are translucent and white, thanks to the transmission of light, zirconia crowns look more similar to natural teeth. Metal crowns do not have this advantage. Contrary to metal crowns, zirconium is resistant to corrosion and therefore the color does not change and it also does not leave a metallic taste in the mouth. 

Are zirconium crowns harmful to the body?

The zirconium crowns are not harmful to the body. This material is tissue-friendly.

Do zirconium crowns cause gum pigmentation?

Zirconium does not cause infections on the gums because it is resistant to corrosion. If the patient takes care of his oral hygiene there will be no problem. Sometimes teeth with root canal treatment change from natural color. Zirconium beholds its own color and natural look. In this case the color change is visible under the thin gum. The origin of the discoloration is not because of the zircon crown but the natural tooth (root).

Is zirconium expensive?

Zirconium is more expensive than metal ceramic crowns. This because zirconium is made by a special 3-dimensional computer program, called CAD/CAM. Also the technicians must work very carefully and precisely. Zircon is more expensive because it is used in many fields in dentistry and it also needs to be prepared in many steps.

I have a missing tooth. Can I have Crowns/ Full Veneers?

If you have a missing tooth or several teeth missing along the same row and you have a tooth on each side of the gap the Dentists can create a Dental Bridge using a unit of Dental Crowns/ Full Veneers. The Bridge is fixed in place to the teeth on each side of the gap so it is a long-term solution that is easy to maintain with daily brushing. The gap will be closed and the teeth will appear as individual teeth. If you would like to see examples, please get in touch and we can send you plenty of before and after examples.

Is it possible to make zirconium crowns on implants?

Zirconium can be applied on the implant and it did not show any interaction with the titanium. 

Does the transmittance of teeth disappear with zirconium crowns?

The light transmission of the natural tooth and the zircon crown is identical. It can especially be used by patients who wish an aesthetic look. 

How long does the treatment of zirconium coating take?

The treatment will take on average about 5 days.

What is a Hollywood Smile?

Hollywood Smile is a smile makeover treatment method based on the individual wishes. The shape of the teeth is taken according to the measurement of the face, also the method deals with many aesthetic criteria such as facial shape, smile, teeth shape and color, patient's lips, and the amount of gum appearing when the patient laughs, because all this criteria are important in designing the smile. There are appropriate treatment options for the patient, if you have a problem with the color of the teeth Tour for Cure dentists can brighten the color of the teeth by whitening it, which can make the color of your teeth one or two degrees whiter.

How is Hollywood Smile done?

Hollywood Smile is usually done digitally, where the desired changes can be done accurately, and appropriately to the facial and jaw structures of the person, on the teeth with high quality. This gives the patient an idea about the appearance that will look after treatment. A similar model is built to correct the imbalances in the patient teeth’s, using special materials such as: laminate, composite laminate, luminaires, full porcelain crowns or inlay inserts, bonding.

Who is Hollywood Smile suitable for?

Anyone who is uncomfortable with his teeth or gum, or not able to get the whiteness he wants in his teeth, who is not satisfied with the smile or its structure, who have the problem of distance between the nose and the lip, who suffer from irregular distances between the teeth, Sufferers of missing teeth, distortions in facial shape, and inconsistency in the length of teeth can benefit from Hollywood Smile treatment.

How much time does Hollywood Smile take?

It depends on the treatments planned, may take a session or two sessions or maybe more, depending on the patient situation.

How thin is a Lumineer?

Lumineers are extremely thin (approximately 0.2mm). They are fine shells of porcelain that require no tooth preparation.

How much brighter will the teeth become after teeth whitening?

The degree of whitening varies greatly from person to person. Two to three levels on the tooth color scale are to be expected in any case. With Bleaching, you can even reach up to eight levels.

How risk-free is teeth whitening?

If the treatment is performed professionally, teeth whitening does not pose any risk to the oral cavity. Immediately after the treatment, however, teeth and tooth necks may become more sensitive in the short term. Fluoride gels usually provide a quick remedy.

Does Professional Teeth Whitening with laser hurt?

Laser Teeth Whitening can make the teeth sensitive to hot and cold for a few days after the treatment and it is considered normal for some patients to have some post operate sensitivity. That said, this is temporary, and no patients have ever reported any form of pain or ongoing sensitivity following their Professional Teeth Whitening.

Can the clinic whiten my teeth to match my new Veneers?

It is important to remember that the Whitening product does not paint your teeth a whiter color. The process of Laser Teeth Whitening restores the color of your teeth to their original white shade therefore if you are planning Professional Teeth Whitening alongside Cosmetic Dentistry it is important that the Dental Team start the Whitening treatment first before choosing the shade of the Cosmetic Dentistry Veneers/ Crowns or Lumineers. This will ensure a good color match and subsequently an end result that appears natural.

How much gum tissue can be removed with Gum Contouring?

The average amount of gum tissue that can be removed is between 3-4mm. Although this is not considered to be an excessive amount, it can make a huge improvement in the appearance of your smile line. If you feel that more gum tissue needs to be removed, you should consider a bone reduction procedure.

Is Gum Contouring painful?

No. The treatment itself is not painful as the dentist will numb the area with a local anesthetic.

How long will my gum take to heal?

The gum line will start the healing process immediately. Usually the gum line is completely healed within 2-5 days.

What is the average lifespan of a White Composite Filling?

The average lifespan of a White Composite Fillings is 7-10 years. If good oral hygiene and health is maintained, it is possible that your White Composite Filling can last more than 20 years.

Is it possible to match the color of my Filling with the color of the surrounding tooth?

Yes. the clinics have over 30 colors available and will ensure that the Composite Material used is the same color as your natural tooth. In most cases, no one (including you) will notice the difference in color between the White Composite Filling and the surrounding tooth. If you would like an overall brighter, whiter smile the Dentists can also apply Professional Teeth Whitening with laser to your surrounding teeth before they choose the most appropriate color for your White Composite Fillings.

Are veneers permanent?

Veneers Are Permanent And Are Not Meant To Be Removed.

They usually last between 10-20 years, and if one of your veneers ever loosens, wears out, or breaks, you can have it replaced.

Does it hurt to get Veneers?

No. Most patients report no pain or discomfort at all during treatment. This is because the procedure is minimally-invasive.

Can veneers fall off?

Veneers are permanently adhered to the front of your teeth. However, they aren't necessarily permanent in nature. Rarely will veneers fall off on their own.

Can you eat with veneers?

You can eat any food you like with veneers, but it is important to go easy on them.

Can I get veneers if I have cavities?

No. You cannot use veneers for tooth decay cover-up. Dentist must remove the tooth decay first before considering giving you dental veneers.

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