A dental implant is often the best option for those who have experienced tooth loss, and provide a good alternative to a full or partial denture, a bridge, or to replace a single tooth. Implants look and function like natural teeth and provide a more permanent result.

Dental implants, also called teeth implants, are small anchoring devices implanted directly into the jawbone. Artificial teeth are then attached to the implants. If you wish to keep your dentures, dental implants can act as stabilizing devices – keeping dentures from slipping and giving you added comfort and security.

A dental implant or implants can:

Advantages of dental implants over dentures or bridges are:

People with good oral health who may have lost their teeth due to an accident or periodontal disease often choose dental implants for tooth replacement.