Dental implants are artificial tooth roots used to support a restoration for a missing tooth or teeth, helping to stop or prevent jaw bone loss. The dental implants are made out of commercially pure titanium, which is a biomaterial metal. Human organism is able to adopt titan.
To have an implant oral surgery treatment needs than the gum tissue be opened to expore the bone area.
After the bone has been prepared, the implant is placed and the tissue is sutured. The sutures are typically removed however 7 – 14 days after surgery.
The healing process takes 3 – 6 month, while the implant part of the jawbone commonly referred to as osseous integration. When the gum tissue is ready a special post is attached to the implant. It is the support for the new porcelain crown.
After taking impression a crown is made by the technicians. The crown is shipped over the post and cemented.