Dental implants are replication tooth replacements that are used to replace teeth when lost. The procedure generally involves prosthetic dentistry, though it also falls into the class of cosmetic dentistry. There are a number of other restorative options for missing teeth like bridges and dentures; none have proven to be as functionally successful and long-lasting as implants.
Implants offer a everlasting solution to tooth loss and are also used in combination with other restorative procedures like providing support to single crowns for greatest effectiveness.
Implants can also be used to hold a dental bridge for the replacement of multiple missing teeth, and can be used with dentures to boost stability and diminish gum tissue irritation.
Hybrid implants will structure a Zirconium head for improved aesthetics and a titanium implant for improved power and functionality.