A dental implant is an artificial replacement tooth root. It is used to hold a restoration to replace teeth since it provides a firm foundation for removable or permanent replacement teeth which are made to closely resemble the natural teeth. Dental implants are made of titanium.
In recent years, dental implants have become very popular as an alternative to traditional implants and bridges. With a success rate of over 95%, dental implants are an excellent choice for replacing your missing teeth.
Dental implants have many merits which makes it the most convenient solution for teeth replacement.
It comes with improved comfort. This is so because it makes the replacement teeth very strong, firm and enable it work just like a natural one.
Dental implants have good appearance and look natural. This has also been improved with the fact that they are made to fuse with the bone and create permanent and reliably stable bonds.
Another good thing about dental implants is that they do not use other teeth as support. They stand alone and prevent any alteration of the nearby teeth. This has great advantages to the oral health of the teeth.
These dental implants have perfect fitting that do not interfere with your speech or use additional adhesives just to keep your teeth intact.
They also last long, with many years of life-time and are generally easier to eat with.