What are Dental Implants
Dental implants are tooth root substitutes which are usually made of titanium a metal that is well suited to pairing with human bone,. They are surgically placed into the jawbone. Small posts are then attached to the implant, which protrude through the gums. These posts provide stable anchors for artificial replacement teeth.
Dental Implant Procedure
After the implant has bonded to the jawbone, the second phase begins. by uncovering the implant and attaching the “post” that will hold the artificial tooth in place After several weeks of healing the artificial teeth are made and fitted to the post portion of the anchor. Dental implants are very strong, stable, and durable and will last many years.
Reasons for dental implants
Replace one or more missing teeth without affecting adjacent teeth.
Resolve joint pain or bite problems caused by teeth shifting into missing tooth space.
Restore a patient’s confident smile.
Restore chewing, speech, and digestion.
Restore or enhance facial tissues.
Support a bridge or denture, making them more secure and comfortable.