Surgery for the placement of dental implants is available in Las Vegas, NVPosted By Dr. Christopher Lim
What is a dental implant?The best description of a dental implant is a titanium tooth root replacement. Titanium will not rust or corrode, and is biocompatible with the body. The implant is placed into the bone of the jaw during surgery and stimulates the process of osseointegration. Osseointegration is the growth of bone in the jaw that holds the implant in place. This is what gives the implant the strength and stability it needs to function at its best. The implant is then restored over the top to blend in with the smile.
How is a dental implant restored?The implant can be restored in one of three ways: