An implant is a great way to replace a missing tooth. A Dental implant is an artificial tooth root, similar in shape to a screw. It is made up of NiTi (Nickel Titanium). An implant when placed in the jaw, bonds with the natural bone over a period of a few months and becomes a sturdy base for supporting an artificial tooth crown. The implant is the most physiological and advanced way of replacing missing teeth.
Advantages of choosing implant as an option are:
- Support for replacement is taken from the bone so there is no need to sacrifice adjacent sound teeth structure for support.
- More tooth-like (physiologic)