An Alternaive to fixed bridges or partial dentures is dental implanting. Implants are permanent and anchored in the jaw. They come in different forms, shapes and sizes according to their poisition. All forms are placed by using a surgical procedure.
The most common forms are:
Subperiosteal: traditional form used mostly on lower jaw and rest on the bone
Blade: a flat piece of metal placed in the bone
Root: is the most common form of implant used today.
Most implants require two surgical procedures.
Patients are generally surprised how pain-free and easy the surgical procedures go.
The advantages of implant surgery can dramatically change a person’s life. The ability to smile, chew and function with confidence and without embarrassment can lead to an whole new outlook on life with a new sense of freedom.
The world of implant dentistry is not experimental. With the help of your dentist and a strong desire, you too can enjoy its advantages.