The loss of teeth is a very frequent and serious problem occurring as a result of not only lack of hygiene but also as a result of accidents, weakening diseases, vitamin
deficiency or genetic disorders.
Everyone who lost his teeth or even a tooth knows how this situation is frustrating, difficult and uncomfortable in able to function normally in life.
Dental implants are the most modern and comfortable prosthetic restoration. Owing to them, it is possible to restore lost teeth without the necessity to include in the process the adjoining teeth.
In dentistry, the term 'implant' denotes an element which substitutes the root of the vital tooth. Introduced surgically into the bone of alveolar process, it enables performing fixed prosthetic restoration - a crown or bridge. It is similar to a small diameter bolt with an inner thread which is designed for prosthetic fixation purposes.
Implantation procedures last from 3 to 6 months - it is the so called adaptative period depending on the position of the implant and individual healing properties of the organism.