What is a dental implant?
Implantology is a modern method of filling missing teeth. Despite the advances in dentistry, a large number of patients lose their teeth due to tooth decay, periodontal disease or trauma. For many years, the only available treatment options were bridges or removable prosthetic dentures. At the moment, dental implants are widely used.
The implant is a dental and prosthetic supplement. Usually the implant is made of titanium, zirconium oxide and is an imitation of a tooth root. A dental implant allows a new dental crown to be fixed in place of a lost tooth and is inserted into the bone of the alveolar process by screwing it in. The crown of the artificial tooth is fixed permanently and matched with the color and texture to the remaining teeth to minimize the visibility of the cavity. Dental implants can replace single teeth as well as entire dental arches.