A dental implant is essentially a metal tooth root that’s anchored into the jaw bone. It becomes the base for fitting the tooth/ bridge. While bridges are also used to fill in gaps created by missing teeth; implants are different in that they don’t rely on the adjacent teeth for support. In addition, they are stable and permanent. Implants are the best solution for tooth loss and they also feel and look like natural teeth.
Dental implants – the procedure
The titanium root is implanted in the bone
It is given time to bond with the bone
Once the area has completely healed, the prosthetic tooth...