A dental implant is a titanium or ceramic screw that is inserted in the jawbone. Once healed, a dental crown is connected and replaces your missing tooth. A dental implant looks and functions just like a “real” tooth -- and allows you to enjoy your favourite foods, and smiling, again.Key takeaways:
Your dentist will assess that you have enough bone to support an implant.
You will be advised to stop smoking if you are considering the procedure.
A dental implant provides a secure, permanent replacement tooth.