Dental implants offer a more advanced system for replacing missing teeth than traditional bridges, because they enable the dentist to preserve the adjacent teeth.
With this technique, small metal screws designed specifically to replace your natural tooth root are placed in the gums. Manufactured from titanium, a dental implant provides a highly biocompatible surface. This ensures better long-term results, because the implant attaches to the bone over time. In contrast to permanent bridges, dental implants do not require adjacent teeth to be modified. The components of the subsequent restoration (crown and abutment) are all ceramic, giving the patient a translucent, perfectly matched tooth: the ideal combination of long lasting results and an aesthetically pleasing smile.
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