2 Occasions When Your Dentist May Recommend Dental Implants

A dental implant is a titanium post, usually 3-4 millimeters in diameter. It is surgically inserted into the jaw tissue to serve as an anchor for replacement teeth. Some implants have anchors that are screwed or are glued to the bone with a special adhesive. Others are held in place by a process called osseointegration. In this process, a layer of tissue forms over the implant and securely holds it within the bone. Read More