Dental Implants

Dental Implants

santorinidentalclinicDental Implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium. These metal anchors act as tooth root substitutes. They are surgically placed into the jawbone. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Small posts called “abutments” are then attached to the implants, which protrude through the gums. These posts provide stable anchors for artificial replacement teeth. Dental implants can be used to replace a single lost tooth or many missing teeth. Implants also help preserve facial structure, preventing the bone deterioration, which occurs when teeth are missing.

Dental implants are the alternative to bridges or dentures. A well documented perspective on lost tooth replacement. Implants can be an excellent choice if a number of conditions are met like non smoking and good oral hygiene, regular maintenance by a professional, general health condition of the person and of course local factors.

santorinidentalclinicThe thing that makes implants worth the effort and expense in relation to the alternative bridge work is the fact that adjacent to the missing one teeth are left untouched. This is favorable especially in the cases of intact teeth in front and behind the gap.

Currently we use mostly Paltop implants (Israeli) well known for their surface purity and design as well as Megagen (Korean) and Straumann (Swiss) implants, all leading brands in implantology. We focus on quality staying on the safe side rather than being cheap.

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