Dental implants are a sturdy and secure option for replacing missing teeth. An implant is a titanium post inserted into the jawbone, topped by a dental crown -- creating a new tooth that looks, feels, and functions just like a natural tooth.Your dentist can discuss dental implants and whether you qualify for this solution to missing teeth.Key takeaways:
Dental implants are permanent and with the proper care should not need replacing.
Your dentist can use dental implants to replace a missing tooth or several missing teeth.
By getting a dental implant you prevent the loss of jaw bone caused by a missing tooth.