Dental implant provide a lifelike, long-lasting alternative to traditional replacement teeth. A small, surgical-grade titanium post is inserted in the jawbone and functions as a replacement for the tooth root. Jawbone tissue heals tightly to the post for long-term stability. A small abutment attached atop the post secures one or more natural-looking replacement teeth.
The following will cover important information regarding proper post-surgical care for dental implants.