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A dental implant is a titanium post (like a tooth root) that is surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath the gum line that allows your dentist to mount replacement teeth in the area
Can implants replace multiple teeth?
Yes. Implants are a great way to replace single missing teeth as well as multiple teeth replacement. Implants can be used with dentures to snap in right over your implants to help secure your loose denture.
Once the implant is placed how long do I have to wait to get a tooth?
Once the implant is placed, it takes 3-6 months for the implant to completely integrate into the bone and be ready for the restorative portion of your treatment. After it has fully integrated you may return to your general dentist for the final restoration.
Why do people get Dental implants?
Dental implants are the most conservative method of replacing missing teeth. They have the highest success rate with the lowest rate of recurrent problems. Dental implants are the closed replacement to your natural teeth.
What is the success rate of a dental implant?
Success rates of dental implants vary, depending on where in the jaw the implants are placed but, in general, dental implants have a success rate of up to 98%. A consult with your doctor will tell you if you are a good candidate for a dental implant.