According to the medical dictionary, an implantologist is an oral health professional who performs dental implants.  Implantology is the latest in the field of dentistry, it is concerned with the replacement of missing teeth. Dental implants are placed into the jawbone in a procedure that has several phases.

The differences between a dentist and an implantologist?

A dentist is a general practitioner who is responsible for routine dental treatments and check-ups, meanwhile an imlantologist is well-trained in teeth replacement and restorations.

A specialized dental implant dentist will have more experience in perfomring successful dental implant procedures. Going to the right specialized dental implant specialist will add to the factors which are affecting the success of the dental implant procedure.

The implantologist can perform general dental procedures like teeth whitening and cleaning, but general dentists cannot perform dental implant procedures.

The licenced implantologist will tailor a treatment plan that suits your situation perfectly. That is why it is important to check the credentials of any international dentist or implantologist before choosing the clinic. International clinics in Turkey, for example, the respected ones of course, like Dentakay will provide you with all the details related to the credentials of the implantologist who is going to perform your implant procedure.

What does an implantologist do?

The main task of this oral health professional is to design and execute the best plan for a dental replacement procedure.

Dental implants procedure vary according to each case, and a good and dental implant specialist will be able to choose the best procedure that guarantees the best results for their patients.

Experience is one of the major factors that affect the results of any medical procedure, and that is why it is important to choose an experienced implantologist who will give you the smile you deserve.

Dental implants have benefits both physically and psychologically, patients who consider this treatment are those who lost their teeth and are in danger of bone loss in their jawbone.

In the past few years, Turkey turned into one of the world’s leading countries in the field of medical tourism, the dental sector has had the lion’s share of patients who went there to receive different dental treatments especially implants.

The search for the best implantologist was and still is on the rise, many clinics have all around Turkey, especially in Istanbul have recruited the best in the field to work with them. One of the most reputable and well-known dental clinics in Turkey that performs dental implant treatments on international patients is Dentakay.

How to choose the best Implantologist? 

Through a series of questions, you can decide if the dental implant specialist you are considering is the best implantologist.

These questions are:

• What are my options?

• How many dental implant procedures has she or he performed?

• What is her or his success rate?

• Can they provide you with before and after photos?

• Can they provide you with customer referrals whom you can contact directly for feedback?

These questions can help you make the right decision in choosing the best implantologist who can give you your smile back. You can ask these questions whether you are considering having the treatment in your country or overseas.