Having a dental implant? Know someone that is having a dental implant? Watch this dental implant video to learn what to expect! Dental implants are pretty imtimidating when you first hear about them but watching this dental implant video will put your mind at rest. Dental implants can literally transform your smile!
A dental implant is an screw made of titanium that is placed into your jawbone to support a replacement tooth. A replacement tooth, called a crown or cap, is then fitted onto your dental implant in order to replace a missing or broken tooth.
Dental implant procedures iare done in two stages, requiring two separate trips. The second trip occurs about 3-6 months later, allowing for the implants to properly heal and integrate into your bone so they may to support the crowns (called ossification).
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