ARE IMPLANTS TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH - RIGHT FOR YOU?
PROS AND CONS
WHAT ARE IMPLANTS?
Implants replace your missing teeth when your dentist drills into your jawbone and inserts metal posts that substitute for your extracted tooth root. One or more implants may be required. Screws are then placed in the post, followed by extensions to anchor a crown, partial denture or full denture. This is a simplistic explanation, but in reality implants are expensive major surgery with many possible outcomes discussed below.