Dental Implants – Replacing Missing Teeth
If it happened to be that you are missing a tooth. One of the options to replace it is dental implant. Implants are comfortable and look like natural teeth.
A dental implant is a prosthetic titanium root inserted into area of missing teeth. A crown (cap) is attached to the implant and cemented with the bonded cement.
Many factors affect the success rate of implants. Good general health, good oral hygiene and healthy gums are just examples of what can affect the health being of the implant. Some systemic disease such as diabetes may result in bone loss around the implant if was uncontrolled. Smoking also has a negative effect on implants.