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Why are Some Dental Implant Cases Complex?

August 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — torrance @ 8:08 pm

Model of a single unit dental implant.A dental implant is a revolutionary treatment for missing teeth because it replaces the entire tooth structure, including the root. A titanium implant post is inserted into the jaw to serve as a new root. After the jawbone fuses to the post through a process called osseointegration, an abutment is placed on the implant to connect the custom-made restoration. This might seem like a cut and dry process; however, some cases are a bit more complex than others. Here are 4 of the most issues that might make a patient’s treatment more challenging

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