A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, made from titanium, placed in the bone of the jaw to hold a crown, bridge or denture in place. This treatment is dependent on the amount and quality of available bone and gum in the area where the tooth is missing. Before implant therapy, your dentist may need to modify the gum or bone using techniques such as socket preservation, bone grafting or sinus lift.
Dental implants can be used to:
We also perform bone grafting procedures to increase the amount of bone present around the dental implant.
These procedures include: