Dental implant or tooth implant, is a prototype of a natural tooth root, made of the most biocompatible metal like Titanium or Zirconium. Once placed, it fuses (osseointegrates) to the jaw bone over a period of time. A crown is placed over it later and if done well it looks, feels and lasts like the real tooth it replaces
Dental implants are easily the most popular and also the ideal solution, for replacing your missing tooth/teeth. They have definitely changed the course of dentistry in the last quarter of a century or so.
A dental implant is basically a titanium post which is surgically inserted into the jawbone beneath the gum line to work as a tooth root. Post insertion, an implantologist will attach a crown on top of the implant to ensure the appearance of a natural tooth and can make it healthy.
Tooth Implants not only look and feel like your natural teeth but also function like.
One can face the problem of missing teeth at any point in life. Tooth loss can be due to trauma, accident, severe gum disease tooth decay or even due to poor oral hygiene. If left untreated missing teeth can lead to various consequences such as: