What is an Implant?
An implants is a cylinder or screw that acts as an “anchor”. They are an artificial replacement for the root of our natural tooth. Implants are made from materials that are more easily accepted by the human body, such as Titanium. They can be used for both lower and upper jaws. Implants are directly attached to the jaw bone and gum tissue, and they act as stable foundations for artificial replacement teeth. Implants can provide more stability, bite strength, and less chance for slippage compared to removable dental restorations.
Three-Step Implant Process
Your implant treatment is done in three steps, after your mouth has been assessed thoroughly for suitability:
Are Implants the right decision for you?
Implants are often a good choice for a healthy person with healthy gums and sufficient bone that can support an implant. The first step is talking to your dentist about whether implants are a viable option for you.