10 Great Facts You Might Not Know

10 Great Facts You Might Not Know

Implants are titanium posts that are surgically inserted into the jaw, which can then be used to hold dental crowns to replace missing teeth. Implants are the most popular treatment for patients with missing teeth. They are used to replace individual teeth, a single missing tooth, or to replace an entire row.

  1. Implants can last over 20 years.
  2. They are used to replace single or multiple missing teeth.
  3. They are usually made of titanium or a titanium alloy.
  4. There is a surgery required to place the implant into the jaw bone.
  5. The surgery can be performed under local anesthesia.
  6. A dental implant can’t be removed.
  7. It is most often used to replace the upper front teeth.
  8. It is more expensive than false teeth.
  9. It can be used to replace only one teeth.
  10. Implants can be used to replace multiple teeth.