What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants provide a fixed, permanent solution to missing teeth. The implant is usually made out of titanium and is placed into the jaw bone where the tooth is missing.
It is essentially a substitute for a natural tooth root and grows together with your jaw bone to function just like a natural tooth. Once fitted, implants provide the foundation for long-term support of crowns, bridges or dentures.
Dental implants are a well established, tried and tested treatment and over 95% of modern implants should last many years with the right care.
The Association of Dental Implantology provides detailed information on dental implants and dental implant treatment options