A dental implant is an artificial tooth root formed from titanium ,that is placed into your jaw beneath your gum to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.
implants fuse to your jawbone (osteo-integrate), they provide stable support for artificial teeth. Dentures and bridges mounted to implants won’t slip or shift in your mouth. This secure fit prosthesis and it would look more natural.
. An advantage of implants is that no adjacent teeth need to be prepared or ground down to hold your new replacement tooth/teeth in place.
To receive implants, you need to have healthy gums and adequate bone to support the implant. You must also commit to keeping these structures healthy. Meticulous oral hygiene and regular dental visits are critical to the long-term success of dental implants.