A dental implant is a small "anchor" made of titanium. It is inserted
into the jawbone to take the place of your missing tooth root. After Osseointegration,
or when the surrounding bone has attached to the implant, a replacement tooth is
secured to the top of the implant. The new tooth looks, feels, and performs just
like your natural teeth.
Dental implants can be used in a variety of situations, whether you need to replace
a single missing tooth or many teeth. They can even be used to replace a full
denture. As anchor points, implants can also securely attach a partial denture or