This three-part system is the best way to preserve the bone that you have as well as stimulate new bone growth.
Dental implants are becoming more and more common as the leading option for replacing a tooth. This prosthetic replacement is comprised of titanium or a titanium alloy. These materials have the unique ability of being able to fuse with the jawbone and the treatment is the only way to preserve and stimulate natural bone growth.
During a consultation, the dentist will discuss your options as well as the benefits of dental implants over other treatments. Some of these benefits include: long-lasting solution, no support from neighboring teeth is required, healthy bone structure is promoted, comfort and security.
Anyone with a missing tooth may benefit from a dental implant, though certain individual aspects will be taken in to consideration, including oral health, choosing to smoke, age of the patient and overall patient health. Sedation is used during dental implant surgery and the dentist will ensure that a patient can tolerate general anesthesia.