These are the titanium roots that replaces the natural root of your tooth that is responsible for the stability and strength of the tooth, over which crown or bridge is placed and helps your enjoy your meals with full satisfaction. These are titanium screws that are placed into the bone and provide support to prosthetic replacement of a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth. They are usually placed in a single sitting after careful diagnosis and treatment planning. This is followed by replacement of missing tooth/ teeth two – six months later. Dental implants are better alternatives compared to conventional bridges due to the preservation of the remaining teeth and underlying bone. They also offer better functionality in comparison to bridges and feel like our natural teeth.
You should consider dental implants if
- You don’t compromise your or your family health
- You have difficulty in eating food due to loss of teeth
- You cannot smile during conversations or speak at at public gatherings to avoid the embarrassment caused missing teeth