Dental implants consist of a titanium piece shaped like a cylinder that is introduced in the interior of the jaw bone through a small surgical intervention, similar to the one required for a tooth extraction.
In some cases a tooth or bridge could be placed on the same day as the dental implant. Subsequently, between 4 and 6 months later after the implant is placed, follows the making of the dental crown that will lay over said implant. .
By that time, it will already be intimately integrated with the bone. (Osseo-integrated).
The advantages of the treatment with dental implants are:
- Greater comfort
- Ability to chew all types of food
- Preservation of bone height and thickness
- Fits perfectly with the denture aesthetics
- Ideal aesthetic conditions