Dental Implants are replacement of roots of teeth placed in the jaw bone used to replace a missing tooth, several missing teeth or all the teeth. They are made from a material known as titanium that is totally biocompatible with the human body similar to hip implants. They feel and act like real teeth and maintain the bone structure of the jaws as well as the facial structures.
It can be a one or two stage treatment depending on the clinical situation. In a one stage treatment, an implant screw is placed in bone and a tooth attached to the implant. In a two stage treatment, an implant screw is placed in bone, and after about 3-6 months when the implant is completely held by bone, a tooth is then attached to the integrated implant.