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What is involved in having a dental implant?

by on April 19, 2018

Dental implant is screw-shaped titanium metal used to replace a missing tooth. It is an artificial tooth that acts similar to your natural tooth. Dental implant procedure involves three steps.

  • In the initial stage, the implant screw is placed surgically into your jawbone.
  • After a suitable healing time, a simple second stage procedure is complete to expose the buried implant. But the healing time varies from each person.
  • Finally, the artificial tooth or the crown is made and screwed or cemented to your implant.

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