A dental implant itself is not a natural tooth! It is the standard of care for your tooth replacement. A dental implant is a prosthesis used to replace your missing tooth. They fit in with your jaw bone to provide support for dentures and crowns. Dental implants procedure involves the use of a dental implant, abutment, and crown.
When the dental implant is placed on your jawbone, it gets fused with your natural bone and act as a strong foundation for the replacement teeth. Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth or denture containing multiple teeth.