A dental implant is used to replace a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth. 

Other options can include a denture or a bridge. Dental implants look, function and act like teeth.  It is the most modern and advanced method that we have to restore missing teeth.

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Are dental implants the best way to replace missing teeth?

This is completely dependent on the person and what teeth are missing.  It is also dependent on the amount of jaw bone. See bone grafts.

There are numerous factors to consider:

At Cosmetic Smile & Implant Centre, it is our opinion, that to replace missing teeth dental implants are the gold standard.

What is a dental implant?

An implant is quite simply a screw made of titanium that is placed in the jaw where a tooth would originally have been.  Once the implant has fused with the jawbone an impression or scan is taken and a crown is placed onto the implant. How long will implants last?

What types of dental implant treatments are there:

Dental implants can replace:

What can happen if I don’t have a dental implant, bridge or denture?

You don’t have to replace your missing tooth/teeth, it is completely up to you.  However, if teeth are not replaced then certain biological factors will start to happen over time: