Now viewed as the “gold standard” in tooth replacement, dental implants provide comfort and stability like no other. Replacing missing teeth with implants is a permanent solution that has evolved to support a variety of individual needs, from a single missing tooth to full arch replacement.
The dental implant is composed of three parts: a biocompatible, titanium post surgically placed in the jaw bone, an abutment (connector piece to which the implant restoration attaches) and the implant restoration, which may be a crown or other prosthetic, such as a bridge or full denture.
Treatment plans for replacing missing teeth with implants may include one or more of the following:
Many individuals are candidates for implants, depending on gum tissue, bone and general systemic health. Contact your dentist for more information and to learn if dental implants are right for you.
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