Dental Implants are an excellent option for patients with damaged or missing teeth and can replace tooth roots. A dental implant can restore proper speech, enhance confidence, complete a beautiful smile and enable the consumption of many foods. Made from titanium, implants are durable and can last for many decades with proper care. Dental implants are
Fixed multiple tooth replacement
Those who have several missing teeth can benefit from fixed multiple tooth replacements. These implants can replace multiple missing teeth that are located next to one another.
How fixed multiple tooth replacement works
This process begins with placing the implants. Two dental implants are typically placed in the jaw. The implants are located on each side of the gap created by the missing teeth.
Temporary crowns might be required during the healing process. Then, the dentist adds a fixed bridge to the top of the dental implant in three days. The bridge is secured in place by the implants and fills the gap of the teeth. The bridge is customized to properly fit into the gap.