“What are dental implants?”
A dental implant is a titanium metal rod which is placed into the jawbone, and when the screws have anchored to the jawbone, permanent teeth (crown, bridge or a denture) that is custom designed, shaded to aesthetically suit each patients distinctive facial requirements are then built and connected to the screws. It is used to support one or more false teeth.  In practice, both the false teeth and their supporting rod are known as ‘implants’.

Types of implant application

This is dependent upon the span and location of the missing tooth.

Single tooth implants:
Used in cases where just a single tooth is missing and the conventional method of sacrificing the tooth structure to place the bridge is not desired.

Partial prosthesis:

Used to replace two or more missing teeth.  Here the implants are placed and used as abutments for a fixed bridge.

Complete fixed bridge:

Used when the entire teeth are missing from the jaw a fixed, permanent alternative.

Complete dentures:

Used when the entire teeth are missing from the jaw (removable, or semi-fixed alternative).

The success rate of implants is over 95%

Before Implant

Screw Insert

After Implant

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