Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

The use of dental implants has become the standard care for replacing teeth. Learn more about it by reading the following frequently asked questions:

  • What are dental implants? This is a prosthesis used to replace missing teeth. It is a small titanium post/fixture that is inserted into the jawbone, on top of which a single crown (cap), a fixed bridge, a partial denture, or full denture can be attached.
  • Who is a good candidate for dental implants? Almost anyone who is missing a single tooth, multiple teeth, or all teeth are candidates for dental implants.
  • What is the success rate of dental implants? For a healthy individual with good oral hygiene and good health, dental implants are predictably successful with reported success rates above 90-95 percent.

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