A dental implant is a metallic or ceramic artificial tooth root. It is carefully placed directly in your jawbone. The implant is placed in a strategic location where it can support a bridge. A combination of implants and bridgework can eliminate the need for dentures and gives the patient a natural and more comfortable set of teeth.

It can take up to 9 months to complete an implant, depending on the patient’s healing time. It is done in several steps:

The success of the implant depends heavily on the patient’s oral care routine.

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