A dental implant is a small "anchor" made of titanium. It is inserted into the jawbone to take the place of your missing tooth root. When surrounding bone has attached to the implant, a replacement tooth is secured to the top of the implant. The new tooth looks, feels, and performs just like your natural teeth.
Dental implants can be used in a variety of situations, replacing a single missing tooth or many teeth. They can even be used to replace a full denture as anchor points, implants can also securely attach a partial denture or bridge.
Three Phases of Dental Implant
First stage: Implants made of pure titanium metal in the jawbone place the missing tooth put in place after the preparation of an appropriate place.
Second stage: The healing and the so-called binds to bone Osseointegration between the jaw bone and the implant is happening, and it takes three months and six months for the maxilla.
Third stage: The final structure, which is similar to natural teeth in terms of shape and color, this phase include several sessions necessary to work the final composition, such as taking editions of the mouth and the final composition before installing them permanently.