Dental implants are a revolution for replacing missing teeth.Whether you currently wear full or partial dentures or just need to replace one or more missing teeth, dental implants can give you replacement teeth that look, feel and function as naturally as the original.
Dental implants are titanium cylinders (screws) that are surgically placed into the jawbone where there are missing teeth below the gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them. Your new tooth, a crown, will look and feel similar to your real teeth.
Because implants fuse to your jawbone, they provide stable support for artificial teeth.
Dentures and bridges mounted to implants won’t slip or shift in your mouth — an especially important benefit when eating and speaking.
This secure fit helps the dentures and bridges — as well as individual crowns placed over implants — feel more natural than conventional bridges or dentures.
Not everyone can be a candidate for implants.
To receive implants, you need to have: